2008   MA, Ceramics, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, Ireland.

1994   BA (Hons), Three-Dimensional Design, Middlesex University, UK. 


Awards and Honors

2012   Culture Ireland Funding Award.

2011   Golden Fleece Award, Merit Prize.  Crafts Council of Ireland, External Exhibitions Funding Award.  RDS National Crafts Competition.

2010   Culture Ireland Funding Award.  RDS First Prize Contemporary Ceramics, Ceramics Ireland Award.  Allianz Business to Arts Award, Commissioned Artist.

2009   RDS First Prize Contemporary Ceramics, Ceramics Ireland Award.  Crafts Council Of Ireland Purchase Award.  Annual Irish Ceramics Award, Hallward/Millcove Gallery.

2008-09   Crafts Council of Ireland/Irish Arts Review National Emerging Maker Award.

2006-08   CIT Post-Graduate Scholarship/Research Award.


Public Collections 
Crawford College of Art and Design, C.I.T., Cork, Ireland

National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin, Ireland

Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Contemporary Ceramics Collection

Selected Exhibitions

2015   LA Art Show, Tansey Contemporary. 

2014   SOFA Chicago, Tansey Contemporary. Art Aspen, Tansey Contemporary.

2012   “Ceramic Art London”, Royal College of Art Galleries, Kensington Gore, London, UK.  “Dubh, Dialogues in Black”, AIHS, New York, NY, Oliver Sears Gallery, Molesworth Street, Dublin Ireland.  “Collect" at the Saatchi Galleries, Sloane Square, London, UK.  “Royal Academy Summer Exhibition”, Piccadilly London, UK.  SOFA Chicago, Flow Gallery, London, UK.  

2011   “transFORM”, Contemporary Irish Ceramics, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin and National Touring Exhibition.  “On Repeat”, Flow Gallery, London, UK.  SOFA West, Flow Gallery, London, UK.    “Material Poetry”, Galway Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland.  “Top of Europe”, World Crafts Council Exhibition Area, Eunique Applied Arts Fair, Karlsruhe, Germany.  

Selected Exhibitions, Continued 

2011 (cont.)   “Portfolio at Farmleigh”, Farmleigh House, Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland.  “Royal Hibernian Academy 200th Annual Exhibition”, (Invited Artist), Dublin, Ireland.  “Perceptions of Contemporary Craf”, Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland.  “Gallery Lilly Zeligman”, Laren, The Netherlands.  “Portfolio 2011”, The National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland.  “Ceramic Art London 2011”, Royal College of Art Galleries, Kensington, London.

2010   “MATERIALpoetry”, American Irish Historical Society, New York, NY.  “Millcove Gallery-Irish Ceramics”, Castletownbere Co. Cork, Ireland.  “Portfolio at The Kenny Gallery”, Galway Ireland.  “Collect", at the Saatchi Galleries, London, UK.  “Portfolio, National Craft Gallery”, Kilkenny, Ireland. “Ceramic Art London”, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

2009   “Ceramics at The Hallward”, The Hallward Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland.  “Cup and Saucer”, Musee de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland.  “Sculpture in Context”, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland.  Royal Dublin Society National Craft Exhibition, RDS, Dublin, Ireland.  “RHA 179th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin, Ireland.  “Sculpture at the Hallward”, Hallward Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin, Ireland.  “Organic Symmetry”, National Craft Gallery of Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland.  “Showcase”, Crafts Council of Ireland Award Winners, Exhibition Area, RDS, Dublin, Ireland.  “National Sculpture Factory Selected Work”, Touring Exhibition, Cork, Ireland.

2008/09   “Breaking Out, Emerging Makers at the National Craft Gallery”, Kilkenny, Ireland.

2008  “Art Meets Science”, Two Person Exhibition, James Barry Exhibition Centre, CIT, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland.  “Sculptural Ceramics”, Hallward/Millcove Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.  “CASe”, Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland.  “Art Formed by Nature”, Solo Exhibition, Keane on Ceramics Gallery, Kinsale, Co. Cork, Ireland.

2005   “Pure Porcelain”, Crawford College of Art and Design Exhibition Area, Cork, Ireland.