Really looking forward to this free event with the wonderful poet Vona Groarke at Uillinn:West Cork Arts Centre on Saturday 25th of March. It is part of Poetry Ireland's Poetry Encounters, a series of artist-poet readings and discussions. It will also be the closing event for The Most Recent Forever national tour. Free booking via Eventbrite is available here
Thanks to all at Drawbridge and Glucksman Gallery for the invitation to participate on the Something hidden revealed panel with Helen Farrell and Felicity Clear, more information here
'The Most Recent Forever' is reviewed in Visual Artists' News Sheet Jan-Feb 2023, click here
Here is the documentation of the live event Some Shapes of Time. This event coincided with my show The Most Recent Forever at Highlanes Gallery. Participants were invited to respond to ideas of time from the viewpoint of their own disciplines.
A short film by Ros Kavanagh with documentation of the show The Most Recent Forever in Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda is available here
Thanks to Hugh Campbell for his kind invitation to speak at Conversations on Joyce, drawing, photography and the city with plattenbaustudio, Dorothy Smith and Luke Gibbons at UCD Architecture
Delighted to share this short film on the touring survey show of my work The Most Recent Forever and thanks to RTE Radio One's Arena for interviewing me about the tour, click the link here
Thanks to Expanded Drawing Practices for featuring my work, see the link here
Great to be involved in the event MAYDAY: A 108-minute orbit of ‘i see Earth at Visual Carlow in response to Tom de Paor's excellent exhibition i see Earth. For the full event click the link here.
Thanks to Joanna Kidney and Michael Geddis for the opportunity to talk with them about their
5 year collaboration at the launch of their book mergeemerge at the Mermaid Arts Centre.
Grateful to curator Dr Michael Waldron for his generous discussion of my drawing Lady Writing a Letter with Maid on Crawford Art Gallery's Work of the Week, link available here
Here's the link to a talk I did with curator Rachael Gilbourne as an end event to the exhibition A Mobile Living Thing, to view please click here
Delighted to be awarded a 3 Year Membership studio in Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin beginning in February 2022.
Hugely grateful to the Arts Council for awarding me a Visual Artist Bursary Award 2021 and for acquiring a drawing of mine for the Arts Council Collection.
I spoke on RTÉ Radio 1's Arena discussing my solo show A Mobile Living Thing, see the link to the interview here
My solo show A Mobile Living Thing opened at Municipal Gallery dlr Lexicon, Dublin, Ireland.
Great to be exhibiting again as part of the group show Second Summer at The Dock, Leitrim, Ireland. There is a short video of the show at the link here.
Thanks to Drawing de-Centred for featuring my work.
Thanks Commonage Projects for including me in the project treee: a space in common, disjointed momentarily.
A work of mine is currently in the National Collection of Contemporary Drawing 30 Years exhibition at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland.
I gave a public lecture on Drawing and Research for the RHA Dublin, click here for talk and Q+A.
Delighted to hold an online studio visit for DLR Arts Office on Friday December 4th.
To see the event please click here
Thanks to UltravioletArtTalks for the opportunity to talk about my work. See the link here
The National Gallery of Ireland have uploaded the film of the After Vermeer Project with myself Dragana Jurasic and Maser
Looking forward to my resheduled Residency at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation in summer 2022.
Thanks to the RHA for their kind invitation to exhibit in this years Annual Exhibition as an invited artists.
Delighted to have had the solo show To something that went before (C.S.deK) at Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, Ireland in November.
Excited to be in the company of Susan Connolly, Dev Covell and Jo McGonigal in the exhibition After an Act at The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast. See here for more information.
Some drawings from my PhD are featured in the publication The Picture So Far, published by Archetype Press. See the link here for more information.
Delighted to be one of 3 artists commissioned by the National Gallery of Ireland to respond to their exhibition Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting. Full information on the project is available here.
My large work Hidden figure in X-ray of Rembrandt Portrait of Frederick Rihel on Horseback is included in the touring exhibition The Space Between at the Oriel Gallery, Antrim Castle Gardens, the Pearse Museum, Dublin and Paliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Greatly enjoyed selecting and curating this years Surveyor exhibition at the Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland. More information is available here
My solo show X (IR) is on in the Nag Gallery, Dublin until October 25th 2016 and was reviewed in The Irish Times - see the review here.
Some thing as a line is a show I curated for the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda. The exhibition presents the work of Karl Burke, Anna Bariball, Maud Cotter, Gemma Fitzpatrick, Mark Garry, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Barbara Knezevic, Damien Meade, Niamh O'Malley, Kathy Prendergast, and from the Highlanes Collection William Mulready.
I recently discussed the works of Hieronymous Bosch on RTE Radio 1's arts programme Arena. Click on the link here to listen to the dicussion.
Delighted to be part of the show Open Studio: A Conversation on Drawing curated by Mary Ruth Walsh at the RHA Studios, Dublin, open for August 25th and 26th, 2016. Great group of artists involved including amongst many Gerard Byrne, Aideen Barrry, Kathy Prendergast, Niamh O'Malley and the Pil and Galia Kollektiv.
My drawing (left) From a speculative reconstruction of underlying figure- macro x-ray- Rembrandt Old Man in Military Costume was awarded the AXA Drawing Prize at this years Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibiton 2016. Delighted to have been invited to exhibit, and to receive this prize.
Delighted to be one of the speakers at the Value of Art Criticism Symposium organised by the Glucksman Gallery, UCC. See here for full details
I was invited to present at the seminar Research and Collaboration in art history and practice at the National Gallery of Ireland. The seminar responded to Sarah Pierce's exhibition The Pathos of Distance, full details are listed here.
My drawing (left) Vermeer Woman in Blue Reading a Letter 1662-65 was shortlisted for the Irish Times and Royal Irish Academy Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks work for 2015.
One of my notebooks (left) is featured in the international touring initiative The Sketchbook Project. The next venue is the Brooklyn Art Library, New York. Click here to view the notebook.
Delighted to be speaking at the Metamporphosis Art as Research - Research as Art symposium in February. See the link below for the full list of speakers
I have work in DRAWINGS: The National Drawing Collection exhibition at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland. Click here for full information.
I am in public conversation with artists Stephen Loughman & Patrick Redmond who are both featured in the Finders and Keepers show at DLR Lexicon, Dublin.
Here is a link to a review I did on curator Katharine Stout's publication Contemporary Drawing from the 1960's to Now, Arena RTE Radio 1.
I reviewed This Is Bacon and This Is Gaugin, introductory books to the work of each artist (published by Laurence King Press) for RTE Radio 1's Arena, click here to hear the piece.
I reviewed Michaelangelo: Complete Works by Frank Zollner (published by Taschen) for RTE Radio 1's Arena, click here to hear the piece.