Education

MFA, Fine Art, University of Ulster, Belfast, 2019-21

BA Hons, Fine Art, University of Ulster, Belfast, 2012-2016

Diploma, International Studies, Saimaa University of Applied Science, Imatra, Finland 2014-15

Foundation Diploma, Art and Design, SERC, Bangor 2011-12

 

Funding and Awards

SIAP artist grant, Art Council Northern Ireland, 2020

Bread and butter artist grant, 2020

SIAP artist grant, Arts Council Northern Ireland, 2018

Deans List Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of Ulster, 2013

 

Residencies

Orbit, online residency, June 2020

MFAUUB, online residency, in collaboration with Susan Hughes, June 2020

Making Space, online residency, May 2020

A.I.R, returning graduate artist in residence University of Ulster, Sept 2016- June 2017

Lighthouse Island residency, Copeland Bird Observatory, Copeland Islands, NI, May 2016

Somewhere to_, with Catalyst Arts, High Street Antrim, July 2014

 

Public Artworks

Dryad, Funded by Mourne Heritage Trust, Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor, 2019

Running Man, Cork, in collaboration with Ralf Sander, 2018

Phoenix, Tullamore, Co.Ofaly, in collaboration with Ralf Sander 2017

Hexagonal, Sculptural Mile Rowallane Garden, Saintfield, 2014

Smugglers head, Bloody Bridge, Newcastle, in collabortation with Ralf Sander, 2014

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

Of Movement, Georgian Gallery, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards, April-May 2019

Line, Platform Arts, Belfast, November 2018

Chance, Goose Lane Gallery, Belfast, November 2016

Generate, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast, May 2015

Process, Taidebunkkeri, Imatra, Finland, February 2015

 

Group Exhibitions

E-Quadrant, University of Ulster/ Catalyst Arts, (physical and online exhibition), Belfast,

  January 2021. MAIN | E Quadrantmfa2021 (wixsite.com)

Business as Usual, Making Space Gallery, Bow Street Mall, Lisburn, Oct-Dec 2020

Dot-Dash-Dot, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, Online exhibition, May 2020 (ongoing)

5th Wave, CBO artist collective, Haptik, Newtownards, August 2019

Open 10, FE McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge, September 2018

 4th Wave, CBO artist collective, Bangor Museum, Bangor

Fix 17,performance art festival, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast, October 2017

Belfast School of Art end of year/ residency show, University of Ulster, Belfast, June 2017

Testing, Catalyst Arts Gallery, members show, Belfast May 2017

BIFPA, Belfast international Performance Art Festival, Belfast, November 2016

Le Salon des Diplômés, Goose Lane Gallery, Culture Night, Belfast, September 2016

Stendhal Music and Art Festival, Limavady, August 2016

3rd Wave, CBO artist collective, Donaghadee Summer Festival, Donaghadee, August 2016

2nd Wave, CBO artist collective, Bangor Library, Bangor, July 2016

1st Wave, CBO artist collective, Tourist Info and Arts Centre, Newtownards, June 2016

Degree Show 2016, University of Ulster, Belfast, June 2016

Raw, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Members show, Belfast, May 2016

Somewhere to_, High Street Antrim, end of residency exhibition, July 2014

Perhaps, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast, April 2014

Proposals, University Gallery, University of Ulster, Belfast, December 2013

SERC Graduates, Rabbit Rooms, Bangor August 2013

Foundation Graduation exhibition, SERC, Bangor, June 2012

 

Artist Assistant

Assistant to Naomi Sex, synchronized performance event, April 2014

Assistant to Roi Vaara, BIFPA, March 2014

Assistant BIFPA organizer, Belfast, 2014, 2016, 2017

Assistant to Andrew Cooke, studio assistant July-Oct 2013

 

Other

Podcast Artist Feature, Buoy Park Podcast, episode 25, 2nd February , 2021

Skate boarding as an Art Practice (Ep. No25) by Buoy Park Art • A podcast on Anchor

Exhibition review on Line Exhibition by Slavka Serakova, December 2018

Gerard Carson and Drydan Wilson at Platform, Belfast, 1-30 November 2018 – On contemporary visual art (wordpress.com)

Sculptural Corpse, Curated Group Exhibition, Goose Lane Gallery, Belfast April 2017