2017

EXHIBITIONS

Winter Group Show, Solomon Fine Art, Dublin (invited)

Another Bite of the Cherry, Graphic Studio Dublin (invited)

Gormley’s Fine Art,Dublin,Summer Exhibition,

Royal Hibernian Academy,Ireland (open submission)

Solomon Fine Art, Dublin, Summer Show (invited)

37th Miniprint International of Cadequés, Spain.(open submission)

36th Mini Print International of Cadequés, Gallerie L’Etranged’Art, Bages,France

OTHER

Finalist in 37th Miniprint of Cadequés 2017

Moved out of Haddington Road studio, after 33 years

2016

EXHIBITIONS

Urbis Felicitas, Graphic Studio Gallery , Dublin (Invited)

36th Miniprint International of Cadaqués,Fundació Tharrats d’Art Graffic, Barcelona

Solomon Fine Art,  Dublin,Summer Show

36th Mini Print International of Cadaqués, Wingfield Barns,Suffolk, UK

Personal Choice II, Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin 2

36th Mini Print International of Cadaqués, Taller Galeria Fort,Cadequés, Spain

Dunlavin Festival of Arts, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow

Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition (BIMPE IX),Canada (open submission)

36thMini Print International  of Cadaqués, Spain (open submission)

Waterbased, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin,Ireland

Royal Hibernian Academy Dublin, Ireland ( open submission)

Little Stories Little Prints, Leinster Print Studio, Co Kildare Ireland,(travelling) Invited

35th Mini Print International of Cadaqués, (travelling) Galerie L’Etangd’Art,Bages, France

OTHER

Guest of Honour at the 62nd Texaco Children’s Art Awards Ceremony, Irish Museum  of Modern Art ,Kilmainham, Dublin

Wrote catalogue note for Brian Palm’s exhibition “Myths of the Helga”, in the Duke Street Gallery, Dublin

Curated ‘Personal Choice II’ for Gormleys Fine Art ,Dublin

 

2015

EXHIBITIONS

Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin. Winter Exhibition

The 5th NBC Meshtec Tokyo International Screenprint Biennial/ Honorable Mention (open submission)

Mini Prints Berlin 2015, Galleri Heike Arndt DK ( open submission)

Exhibiting with SO Fine Art Editions and Gormleys` Fine Art, at VUE National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA

3rd International Juried Exhibition, New Grounds Print Workshop,Albuquerque, NM, USA (open submission)

Festival Opera Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford, (Invited)

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2015, Japan

`Fascination of World Art,colour and meditation`,Kulturbunker Cultural Center, Cologne,Germany. (Invited)

Impressions Fine Art Print Expo 2015, Galway (Open submission)

Dunlavin Festival of Arts, Co Wicklow, Ireland  (Invited)

35th Mini Print International of Cadaqués, Spain (Open Submission) also shown in Fundació Tharrats d’Art Grafic, Pineda de Mar,Barcelona, Spain and Wingfield Barns, Wingfield,Eye,Suffolk, UK

Miniprint Annual 2015, Lessedra, Bulgaria (Open Submission)

‘Yeats, Poetry and Place’, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo, (Open Submission)

The Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak, Bulgaria (Open Submission)

Royal Hibernian Academy Annual exhibition (Open submission)

A Natural Selection, The Blue House Gallery, Schull, Co. Cork

8th edition international Miniature Art Exhibit, Levis, Quebec, Canada

Four Points Contemporary 4th Biannual exhibition (on line). Received Award of Merit and Honourable Mention

Julio Valdez Studio Project Space, New York City. Print selected from 4th Biennial FootPrint International Exhibition

34th Mini Print of Cadaqués, Galerie  L`Etangd`Art, Bages, France

COMMISSIONS

Four pieces for “The Great Wood” in Blanchardstown, Dublin, including commissioned  work “Coolmine House”( Wax resist on linen)

`Hot Air Balloon over Dublin` wax resist on linen for AXA Insurance, Ireland

OTHER

Curated Personal Choice exhibition of eleven artists for Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin

Screenprint `Fire` illustrated in the magazine Art in Print`s `News of the Print World`-Selected New Editions

Continued as Art  Consultant to AXA Insurance, Ireland

2014

EXHIBITIONS

SO Fine Art Editions Winter show

Dunamaise Open Submission

VUE National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA Gallery, Dublin

Graphic Studio Gallery Exhibition, Seamus Ennis Arts Centre,  The Naul, Co Dublin

Wexford Festival Opera  Exhibition, curated by Eddie O’Reilly, Wexford

34th Mini Print International of Cadaqués, Fundació Tharrats d`Art Grafic,Barcelona, Spain

Wexford Festival Opera Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery,Wexford

18th Mini Print International Exhibition, Ithaca NY ( open submission)

New Grounds Print Workshop and Gallery 2nd International Juried Print Exhibition.Albuquerque, New Mexico (open submission)

The Eighth Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition,Vancouver, Canada (open submission)

Summer Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin

Inkmasters 2014 Print Exhibition, Cairns, Australia ( open submission )

Irish Art in Cambridge Derry, gordon gallery, Derry  (the last show before closure on July 19th )

Dunlavin Festival of Arts

A Natural Selection , Konstforum, Norrkoping, Sweden

34th Mini Print of Cadaqués, Wingfield Barns,Eye, Suffolk,UK

A Natural Selection , Royal Dublin Society

34th Miniprint of Cadaques ,Spain (open submission)

A Natural Selection ,  Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

13th  Lessedra World Art Print Annual-miniprint 2014  Bulgaria (open submission )

Éigse Open Submission,  Carlow, Ireland (open submission)

International Mini Print Open, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor,Northern Ireland (open submission)

Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak, Bulgaria (open submission)

Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, Dublin (open submission)

A Natural Selection , Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden

4th Biennial Footprint International, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT, USA (open submission)

A Natural Selection, Lavit Gallery, Cork

Irish Art in Cambridge, Gonville & Caius College library, Cambridge (Off site exhibition by gordon gallery Derry)

International Painting NYC III, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, New York City, USA (open submission)

OTHER

Participated in Print Exchange 2014. 500 artists each make an edition of 12 prints, 10 of which will be swapped with other artists in the project, one will go into the archive of the organisers (The sketchbook Project) in Brooklyn Art Library, NYC and the last will be exhibited in a NYC gallery

One of 20 artists , whose work is in the National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland, chosen to take part in a joint venture with Lyric FM. Each artist’s self portrait was on display in the Lyric FM website and a piece of music ,which the artist found inspirational, was played on a number of programmes on Lyric FM, on Culture Night and in October

Interviewed on RTE`s Morning Edition by Keelin Shanley

Awarded Honourable Mention by juror Lisa Hodermarsky (Sutphin Family Senior Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT) for print “Sunlight and Shadow”, in Biennial Footprint International, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT, USA

Two pieces,`Dome` and `Clock Tower ` used on jacket of Clemency Browne`s book `Dreams of Gin`

Continued as Art Consultant to AXA Insurance, Ireland

2013

EXHIBITIONS

All Ireland Group Show, gordon gallery, Derry

“The Irish Scene”Gormley`s Fine art, Dublin

Limerick Printmakers Open Submission

“Still Life and Interiors”Gormley`s Fine Art Dublin

“Strumpet City”Graphic Studio Gallery Dublin

“Little Gems”Solomon Gallery Dublin

Opera Festival Exhibition, Greenacres Wexford

A language many coloured, Gormley`s Fine Art Dublin

RHA Annual Dublin (open submission)

“A Natural Selection”Botanic Gardens Dublin and Greenacres Wexford

Christmas Exhibition, Greenacres Wexford

Christmas Exhibition, Solomon Gallery,Dublin

Christmas Exhibition, Graphic Studio Gallery Dublin

COMMISSIONS

Wall Hanging for Grafton Street restaurant Virginia USA

OTHER

Curated three exhibitions for Gormley`s Fine Art: The Irish scene, Still Life and Interiors and A language many coloured

Gave artist`s talk “Light and Dark/Sunlight and Shadows” to the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland

Opened Texaco children’s art exhibition in gordon gallery, Derry

Gave batik workshop for teachers in gordon gallery Derry

Detail of screen print “Double Pillar Box” used on the cover of their Art 2014 calendar by Art Cards Ireland

Five images produced as Christmas cards by Art Cards Ireland

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance ( Ireland)

2012

EXHIBITIONS

RHA, Dublin

LEVEL, Dunamaise, Portlaoise

Greenacres, Wexford. Opera and Christmas Exhibitions

“Impressions”, Galway Printmakers ( open submission)

“The Big Small Show”, gordon gallery , Derry

“Twelve  X  4”, Gormley`s Fine Art, Belfast

“Twelve  X  4,  Gormley`s Fine Art, Dublin

Affordable Art Fair,London (Gormley`s Fine Art)

Irish Works on Paper, SUNY, Geneseo, NY,USA ( Open submission)

“Town and Country”, gordon gallery, Derry  (Solo)

“Sunlight and Shadow”, Glass Attic Gallery, Jerpoint, Co. Kilkenny ( Solo)

“Sunny Spaces, Shady Places”, Hamilton Gallery Off Site, Sligo ( Solo)

 

Commissions

“Dove” Wall hanging for the Church of the Holy Spirit, Dennehy`s Cross, Cork

Other

“The Art of Batik” article in the Irish Arts Review, in March

Images used on four fund raising Christmas cards by Our Lady`s Hospice , Dublin

Screen print “Double Pillar Box, Dublin” used as greeting card by Art cards Ireland

Gave Artist`s talk, “The Art of batik” in the RHA, Dublin

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance ( Ireland)

2011

Exhibitions

RHA, Dublin

RUA, Belfast

“Sunlight in a Shady Place”Gormley`s Fine Art, Dublin (Solo)

Graphic Studio Gallery, Summer & Christmas exhibitions

Greenacres Gallery,Wexford (Solo)

Limerick Printmakers (open submission)

Galway Printmakers (open submission)

The Big Small Show, gordon gallery, Derry

‘Titles” touring exhibition, OPW

Commissions

“Dundalk Rooftops” batik for Dundalk Town Council

Four panel landscape in batik for the Charles Institute, UCD

Three panel batik for Scoil Cheile Chriost, Rathmore National School, Naas,Co. Kildare

Series of mixed media prints for AXA Insurance conference

Other Projects

Gave lecture on batik in the National Museum, Turlough Park, Co. Mayo

Screenprints “Robin” and “Crystal Matrix” used on fund raising Christmas cards by Our Lady`s Hospice ,Dublin

Curated the exhibition “Level” in Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise

Awarded 1st prize and silver medal in RDS National Crafts Competition in Traditional Embroidery category

Awarded 1st prize and silver medal in RDS National Crafts Competition in Textiles-Hand decorated category

Screenprint “90 names for Dublin in Finnegans Wake’ illustrated in “Titles” catalogue

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

2010

Exhibitions

RHA, Dublin

RUA, Belfast

`Matrix`, Graphic Studio, Dublin

Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise, (Open submission)

Limerick Printmakers, (Open submission)

`Impressions`, Galway Printmakers, (Open submission)

`The big small show`, Gordon Gallery, Derry

Commissions

Series of lino prints for Marino College of Education

`Tree of life` batik presented to Sr. Bernadette Mc Mahon by Marino College of Education

Series of lino prints for use as gifts by the Department of Foreign Affairs

`Seventh principle` batik for Marino College  of Education

Batik in 3 panels,for St. Paul`s Boys` National School, Lisduggan, Waterford

 Other Projects

One of 200 artists listed in the book `Dictionary of Living Irish Artists` by Robert O Byrne

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

Awarded 1st prize and silver medal in RDS National Crafts Competition, in  traditional embroidery category

Continued as judge on Irish Times Theatre Awards 2010

2009

Exhibitions

RHA, Dublin (invited artist)

RUA, Belfast

“ ‘scape” Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin

10th Anniversary exhibition, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise (Invited artist)

Opera Festival Exhibition, Greenacres Gallery, Wexford

“The Big Small Show”Gordon Gallery, Derry

“Sea” exhibition, Kenny Gallery, Galway

Commissions

Triptych in batik for Medical Health Centre, UCD

50 screenprints, showing their headquarters , for educational organisation

40 screenprints for AXA Dublin International Piano Competition

Batik wall hanging “Irish Stones” for Abbot, Dublin

Batik wall hanging “Ancient Images of Ireland” for presentation by the Minister for Foreign Affairs to the Queensland Irish Association, Brisbane,  Australia

Landscape wall hanging for Two Chairs Theatre Company

Other Projects

Continued as Art Consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

Self-portrait acquired by the National Self-portrait Collection, University of Limerick

Opened Texaco Childrens` Art Competition exhibition in Highlanes Gallery,Drogheda

One of three judges for the Irish Times Theatre Awards

2008

Exhibitions

RHA, Dublin

RUA. Belfast

Christmas and Summer Shows, Hallward Gallery

Pig Yard Gallery, Wexford

“Little Christmas” Graphic Studio Gallery

Commissions

“St. Peter and Pauls” batik for Office of Public Works

Seven wall hangings for use in Office of Public Works Buildings.

Designed Christmas card for AXA Dublin International Piano Competition.

“Portlaoise houses” batik bought by Laois County Council for its collection.

Series of screenprints for the Beacon Hospital.

“Greene’s book shop” screen print for RTE

“Arctic Rock” screenprint for Office of Public Works

Other projects

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

2007

Exhibitions

“East, West, Home’s Best”, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise (Solo)

“Broader Spaces”, The Narrow Space Gallery, Clonmel (Solo)

RHA, Dublin

RUA, Belfast

Christmas and Summer Shows, Hallward Gallery, Dublin.

Pigyard Gallery, Wexford.

Joan Lambert’s Wexford Festival Opera Exhibition

Commissions

“The Magic of Books” five panels for Trinity College, Dublin

“Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter” four panels for Delgany Golf Club

“The Christian Brothers six principles” five panels for the Marino Institute, Dublin

Four ambo hangings for the Catholic Church, U.C.D. Belfield, Dublin

“Waterford past and present” eight panels for Scoil Lorcáin, Waterford City

“Tree of Life” hanging for St. Mary’s Church, Chapel Lane, Belfast (Poball an Aifrinn)

Mixed media piece used as Christmas card by the AXA Dublin International Piano Competition

Other Projects

Continued to work on Dylon PR project

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

Listed in “established” section of “Whyte’s buyer’s guide to Irish art”


2006

Exhibitions

Kenny Gallery, Galway (solo)

Hallward Gallery, Dublin (Solo)

Pigyard Gallery, Wexford

Irish Centre, London

RHA, Dublin

Christmas and Summer Shows, Hallward Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

“Wexford” batik for Environmental Protection Agency.

Wall hanging presented to Stoneyburst College, Yorkshire by President Mary McAleese.

“Dublin” batik in three panels, for Bang and Olufsen Showrooms, Donnybrook, Dublin.

Wall hanging presented to Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana, by President Mary McAleese.

“City Quay Aspect” edition of 10 screenprints on paper, for Grant Thornton, Dublin.

“Madonna and Child” for presentation by RTE to retiring staff member.

Other Projects

Continued to work on Dylon PR Project

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland).

Took part in “The Eleventh Hour” on RTE Radio.

Featured on Ian Fox’s “The Lyric Collection” on Lyric FM.

3 batiks featured in “Art/Craft and Design” Junior Certificate text book – 2006 edition.

2005

Exhibitions

“Irish Impressions”, BASF, Schwartzheide, Germany (Solo)

“New Work”, Hibernia, Florida, USA (Solo)

“Wexford Days … and Nights”, Wexford Arts Centre (Solo)

“New Work”, Basement Gallery, Town Hall, Dundalk (Solo)

RHA, Dublin

Christmas & Summer Shows, Hallward Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

2 large hangings depicting St. Joseph and the Madonna and Child, St. Anthony’s Church, Florence, South Carolina, USA

“Liffey Vista” for Grant Thornton, Dublin

Wall hanging for Catholic Church, UCD, Belfield

Wall hanging presented by the people of Balrothery, Co. Dublin, to their twin town Landean, France

Lino prints presented to the jury of the “Business to Arts” awards

Wall hanging presented by President Mary McAleese to the Matt Talbot Centre, Philadelphia, USA

“St. Benedict” wall hanging presented by An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

Wall hanging, “ST. Louise – opening doors” for St. Louise’s Comprehensive College, Belfast

“Christmas Star” batik used on AXA Dublin International Piano Competition Christmas card

Landscape wall hanging presented by Timolin National School to Rev. Ginnie Kinnealy on her retirement

“St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dundalk” batik purchased by Louth County Council for their collection

“Dundalk Chimney” batik purchased by Dundalk Town Council collection

Other Projects

Continued to work on Dylon PR Project

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

Took part in “Rainbows in their lives”, a TV documentary on the Texaco Children’s Art Competition 1955-2004.

2004

Exhibitions

“Vanishing Skies”, Hallward Gallery (Solo)

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin (Summer & Christmas Shows)

Hallward gallery, Dublin (Summer & Christmas Shows)

“Celebration”, Wexford Arts Centre

RHA, Dublin

Commissions

Triptich “Quarry” for Irish Cement, Drogheda

Landscape “Mardyke”, purchased by OPW from RHA

4 hangings: “Saints Matthew, Mark, Luke & John”, for Washington Theological Union, Washington, DC, USA

Varied edition of 45 screenprints “Dublin Castle 2004”, commissioned by the Department of Foreign Affairs as gifts during Ireland’s EU Presidency.

Two framed batiks “Quarry Details” for Irish Cement, Drogheda

Wall hanging presented by President Mary McAleese to Dr. Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury

Screenprint “From City Quay”, presented by the National Association of Principals & Deputy Principals to Mary Hanafin, TD

Wall hanging presented by Tom Kitt, TD, to president Gusmao of Timor Este

Series of lino prints used by IBC as gifts during Ireland’s Presidency of the EU

Work purchased for collection of Athlone Institute of Technology from “Vanishing Skies” Exhibition

Other Projects

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance, Ireland.


2003

Exhibition

“780 – 900 North”, Gallery Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norway (Solo)

“A celebration of Cork”, The Lavit Gallery, Cork (Solo)

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Hallward Gallery, Dublin

“Conkers” Newtownbarry House, Bunclody, Co. Wexford

“Crimbo”, Newtownbarry House, Bunclody, Co. Wexford

Christmas Show, Lavit Gallery, Cork

RHA, Dublin

RUA, Belfast

Commissions

“NCH, Dublin 2003”, a varied edition (100) screenprint on paper, commissioned by AXAInsurance (Ireland) to mark the AXA Dublin International Piano Competition.

Three batiks used by Gill ad Macmillan in their textbook “Project Guide for Art Craft Design”

“Christmas 2003”, mixed media on paper used on Christmas Card by AXA Dublin International Piano Competition,

“NCH Dublin 2003” screen print used on Christmas card by the National Concert Hall.

“Dublin Spire” screenprint presented by President Mary McAleese to UHI Millennium Institute, Isle of Skye.

Other Projects

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance, Ireland

Continued as member of the Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Arts, Sports & Tourism.

Chaired judging panel for schools’ art competition, on the theme “outsider”, organised by Trust.

Awarded grant by Cultural Relations Committee for solo exhibition in Longyearbyen, Norway


2002

Exhibitions

“Private Dreams Open Spaces”, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise (Solo)

“90o North”, Hallward Gallery, Dublin (Solo)

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin (Group)

Kenny Gallery, Galway (Group)

RHA, Dublin

Eighse, Carlow

Commissions

“Red Rock” Batik hanging for ESB, Dublin

“Dublin – New York”, a series of 12 wall hangings for AXA Insurance, Ireland

Baptistery wall hanging for parish church, Rathmore, Co. Kerry

“View from ESB, Fitzwilliam Street”, batik hanging for ESB, Dublin

Two wall hangings for the Minister for Defence

“Silverbells” & “Powerscourt Waterfall” for Gresham Hotel, Dublin

Three large wall hangings for David Gury, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

“Images of Dublin” framed batik for Dublinia, Dublin

Other Projects

Continued working on Dylon PR project

Work used in “Bachelors Walk” (RTE)

Continued as member of the Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Arts. Sports & Tourism

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance (Ireland)

Appeared on “Countdown to Christmas” on RTE One


2001

Exhibitions – Group

Hallward Gallery, Dublin

Cavanacor Gallery, Lifford

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

50th Anniversary scarves for Wexford Festival Opera

Wall hanging for the “Open Book Company”, Dublin

2 wall hangings for Irish Cement, Drogheda

Wall hanging “Angel” for Old Saint Patrick’s Church, Chicago, USA

“Cityscape” wall hanging for AXA Insurance

Wall hanging presented to Cardinal Murphy O’Connor by President Mary McAleese

Triptich “Newgrange Sunrise” for Irish Cement, Drogheda

“Fuchsia” hanging for Joan Sullivan Garrett, Arizona, USA

“Christmas Scene” batik used by AXA Dublin International Piano Competition as Christmas Card

Wall hanging presented to the Vicar of the Rock church, Finland, by President Mary McAleese

Work presented to staff at the Mayor’s office, Houston, Texas, by President Mary McAleese

Other Projects

Work used in “Bachelor’s Walk” (shown on RTE)

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Continued as member of the Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs

Built additional studio space in Haddington Road

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance

2 hangings used by RTE in “Christy Moore”


2000

Exhibitions

Hallward Gallery, Dublin (Solo)

Civic Theatre, Tallaght (Solo)

Cavanacor Gallery, Lifford (Solo)

“Fusion” Portlaoise (Group)

Kennedy Gallery (Group)

“Visions of Israel” Davis Gallery (Group)

Royal Hibernian Academy

Commissions

4 panel “Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter” for Bord Bia

5 wall hangings for Eircom, Limerick

2 hangings for L & P Financial Trustees

Wall hanging presented by President McAleese to the President of the Hellenic Republic

Fabric for Richard Lewis Autumn & Winter Collections

Scares with logo for Wexford Festival Opera

Two wall hangings purchased by South Dublin County Council

Other Projects

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Continued as member of Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs

Re-appointed to this committee for a further 3-year term

Featured on RTE radio’s “Planting Passions”

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance


1999

Exhibitions

Hallward Gallery (Group)

“Visions of Israel” (Group)

Commissions

Series of wall hangings for the Department of Foreign Affairs

“Waterfall, Powerscourt” hanging for the Department of Defence

Series of wall hangings for L & P Financial Trustees

Fabric for Richard Lewis spring & autumn Collections

“Waterfall” two-panel wall hanging for the Attorney General’s Office, Dublin

“The Birds and the Bees” wall hanging for the Department of Defence, Mobhi Road, Dublin

“Angel Music” batik used on AXA International Piano Competition Christmas Card

“Christmas in St. Patrick’s” batik, used on Christmas card by Mr David Andrews, TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs

“Wexford Festival” batik for Jim Golden, Wexford

“St. John” batik presented to Pope John Paul II by President Mary McAleese

Other Projects

Contributed to “Sources” book

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Continued as member of Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs

Visited Israel, with nine other artists, for 10 days, sponsored by Jewish National Fund, Dublin

Appeared on RTE’s “Would You Believe?”

Continued as art consultant to AXA Insurance


1998

Exhibitions

Hallward Gallery, Dublin (Solo)

Kenny Gallery (Spiddal) (Solo)

Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

Arts Centre, Wexford

Christmas Show, Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Christmas Show, Bell Gallery, Belfast

Christmas Show, Hallward Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

Triptich for “Spice Islands Voyage” exhibition in National Museum, Dublin

Series of wall hangings for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Dublin

Silk Scarves incorporating their logo for Wexford Festival Opera

Scarves for Richard Lewis Spring & Autumn Collections

Wall hanging “A terrible beauty is born” for the Department of Defence, Dublin

Landscape wall hanging for Department of Defence, Dublin

“He wishes for the cloths of Heaven” wall hanging for Joan Sullivan Garrett, Arizona, U.S.A.

Chasuble for Rev. Andrew Greeley, Chicago, USA

Hanging “Crucifixion” for Henrik Villesen, Greenland

Other Projects

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Appointed to Cultural Relations Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs

Batik “2000” used as millennium symbol for the Diocese of Dublin


1997

Exhibitions

Bell Gallery, Belfast (Solo)

Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

Artists in CD, South Tipperary Arts Centre

Banquet Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin

Christmas Show, Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

Series of wall hangings for the Department of Foreign Affairs

“Women’s Work” wall hanging for CPC Foods, Dublin

“St. Patrick’s Cathedral” wall hanging for the ESB

Batik wall hanging incorporating their logo for Tibbett and Brittain, Dublin

Series of wall hangings for the Department of Defence

Silk scarves incorporating their logo for Wexford Festival Opera

Christmas Card for the Guardian Dublin International Piano Competition

Series of wall hangings for the Irish Advertising Practitioners in Ireland

Two wall hangings for Café Indigo, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

Scarves and fabric for Richard Lewis Autumn Collection

“Alchemy” wall hanging for ESB, Dublin

Other Projects

Continued working on Dylon PR projects

Continued serving as member of Crafts Council of Ireland Board

Contributed occasional pieces to RTE’s Art Show

Represented in “Irish Fashion” exhibition, Ulster Museum and National Museum of Ireland, Dublin

1996

Exhibitions

Hallward Gallery, Dublin (Solo)

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield UK (Solo)

“In Praise of Irish Women”, Courtyard Gallery, Monkstown

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

Baptistery hanging for the Church of Our Lady of the Servants, Blakestown, Co. Dublin.

Silk and velvet batik for Richard Lewis Autumn collection

Wall hanging 10’ x 3½’ for Veritas, Dublin

Madonna and Child used by RTE during Angelus transmission

Wall hanging depicting the poem “Ode” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy for presentation by Baileys

Two large wall hangings for the new VIP terminal at Baldonnel Airport (Air Corps)

Linen stole for Sr. Cintra, Pemberton, Seattle, USA

Wall hanging for St. Luke’s Union of Parishes, Cork

“Colourful Christmas” card used by Michael D. Higgins, Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht

Silk scarves showing “Newgrange” design used as gifts during Ireland’s EU Presidency by the Minister for the Environment

Six framed pictures for presentation as gifts by the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland

Silk scarves with three different designs for Wexford Festival Opera

Other projects

Continued working on Dylon PR Project

Continued serving as member of Crafts Council of Ireland Board

Contributed occasional pieces to RTE’s Arts Show


1995

Exhibitions

“Anna Livia”, Davis Gallery, Dublin

“25 years on”, Davis Gallery, Dublin

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Gordon Galleries, Derry

Commissions

Linen chasuble for the Church of Our Lady, Seat of Wisdom, U.C.D., Dublin

“St. Louise” wall hanging for the Daughters of Charity, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

“Christ the Healer” wall hanging for St. Frances Hospice, Raheny, Dublin

Silk scarves showing the Wexford crest for Wexford Corporation

Wall hanging for E.S.B., Dublin

Two wall hangings for Liadain Restaurant, Ranelagh, Dublin

“Holy Spirit” batik for Sr. Mary Johnson, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Sixteen lino prints “Entrance Stone Newgrange”, for the Irish Advertising Practitioners

Institute

“Images of Summer”, wall hanging 8’ x 4’6” for St. James’ Hospital, Dublin

Silk scarves showing their logo for the Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Batik wall hangings and lino prints used as gifts by the Minister for Defence and the Marine, Hugh Coveney

Silk scarves with the Office of Public Works logo for Dublin Castle.

Wall hanging 10’ x 4;6” for Scallan family, Wexford

Other Projects

Undertook all dyeing work involved in firth year of Dylon PR Project

Elected to Arts Committee of Royal Dublin Society


1994

Exhibitions

Gordon Galleries, Derry (Solo)

Grainstore Gallery, Galway

Kenny’s Gallery, Galway

Kennedy Gallery, Dublin

Arts Centre, Wexford (Solo)

Commissions

Scarves for use as gifts by the Department of Foreign Affairs

Scarves with Dublin City Seal for Dublin Corporation

Batik wall hangings purchased by the Minister for Defence and the Marine, David Andrews, for use as official gifts on foreign trips.

Two batik panels for church at Ballindaggin.

Scarves using wall paper and floor patterns for restored Georgian house “Number twenty-nine”

Designed corporate logo scarves for Office of Public Works, Dublin Castle.

Scarves used as official gifts during Ireland’s chairing of OECD Conference in Paris.

Reredos showing the Story of Manna from Heaven for reordered Church, Ballinrobe, Mayo.

Crucifixion in three panels for Fr. Bill Murphy, Killarney, Co. Kerry.

Three panel wall hanging for Bank of Ireland Head office, Dublin.

Other Projects

Continued to appear on RTE’s “Live at 3” demonstrating batik and other dyeing techniques.

Appeared on “Timeout” with the Creation Story

Undertook all dyeing work involved in fourth year of Dylon PR Project

Designed Christmas card for Guardian Dublin International Piano Competition

Elected to Management Committee of Crafts Council of Ireland

Appointed to National Committee overseeing the European Pilot Projects for evaluating quality in Higher Education


1993

Exhibitions

Kenny’s Gallery, Galway

Institute of Pastoral Liturgy (Carlow)

HQ, Dublin

“Threads & Tunes”, Number 29, Dublin

Gordon Galleries, Derry

“Threads & Tunes”, Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny

Grainstore Gallery, Galway

Commissions

Two large hangings for ESB, Dublin

Batiks purchased as gifts by the Minister for Defence and the Marine, David Andrews

3 framed batiks for Irish Intercontinental Bank, Dublin

83 batik wall hangings – one for each house in new Clifden Glen Village, Galway

Large batik wall hanging for Irish Ferries

6 painted banners for Japanese Gardens, Co. Kildare

Scarves for use as gifts by Dublin Corporation

2 hangings for use in RTE series “Glenroe”

1 large hanging for Avenue Mouldmaking, Sligo.

Other Projects

Continued to appear on RTE’s “Live at 3” demonstrating batik and other dyeing techniques
Work featured in Junior Certificate Art textbook

Undertook all dyeing work involved in third year of Dylon Public Relations Project

Designed 2 Christmas cards for Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

“Minawm Cliffs” batik used on CD sleeve by Philip Martin and Penelope Price-Jones

Designed Christmas card for the Minister for Defence and the Marine, David Andrews


1992

Exhibitions

Copenhagen Municipal centre, Denmark

Royal Hibernian Academy

Riverrun Gallery, Galway (Solo)

Boyle Festival

Riverrun, Limerick

Gordon Gallery, Derry

Kennys Gallery, Galway

Christian Art ’92 (travelling exhibition)

HQ, Dublin (“not the 9 o’clock news”)

Commissions

Scarves, Bank of Ireland/RTE arts show awards

Batiks and lino cuts purchased as gifts by the Department of Foreign Affairs

Wall hanging for Dominex, Dublin

Wall hanging for chapel, All Hallows College, Dublin

Silk scarves in 3 designs for Aer Lingus Premier Duty Free Collection

Madonna wall hanging for Daughters of Charity, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Silk scarves for Office of Public Work’s guides in Dublin Castle and Government Buildings

Silk scarves with Dublin City Seal commissioned by Dublin Corporation

Two altar hangings for Fr Crilly, Melmount Church, Strabane, Co. Tyrone

Other Projects

Undertook all dyeing work involved in second year of Dylon PR Project

Appeared on RTE’s “Head to Toe”

Continued to appear on RTE’s “Live at 3” demonstrating batik and other dyeing techniques


1991

Exhibitions

Christian Art ’91

Art Inc., Dublin

Royal Hibernian Academy

Oireachtas

Batik Exhibition, Rufford, UK

The Gordon Gallery, Derry (Solo)

Riverrun, Limerick (Solo)

Animal Crackers, HQ, Dublin

Commissions

Tabernacle Panel, Church of Our Lady’s Nativity, Leixlip

3 large hangings, P.M.P.A., Dublin Headquarters

2 wall-hangings, Coca-Cola Factory, Dundalk

Silk neck scarves for female Aer Lingus pilots

Batik painting “The Holly and the Ivy” reproduced on the GPA Dublin International Piano Competition Christmas Card

“Dublin City Seal” scarf used as gift from Lord Mayor of Dublin to Lord Mayor of London

Silk scarves and bow ties commissioned as jury gifts by the GPA Dublin International Piano Competition

8 painted banners for the Dome Restaurant, Stephen’s Green Centre

Souvenir batiks commissioned by Wexford Festival Opera

“Coronation” scarves made for “Same Old Moon” in London’s West-end

Other Projects

Undertook all the dyeing work involved in one year Dylon PR Project

Appeared on RTE’s “Live at 3” demonstrating dyeing techniques


1990

Exhibitions

Royal Hibernian Academy

Oireachtas

Riverrun Gallery, Limerick

Christian Art ’90

Batik Guild, London

Portrait Exhibition, Arnotts Gallery, Dublin

Commissions

Landscape for Des & Pat O’Malley

Four panel landscape for Shield Life, Blackrock

Stations of the Cross for Parish Church, Sruleen, Co. Dublin

‘Newgrange’ hanging for Tom & Paula Donlon

‘Children of Lir’ silk scarves for Citibank

‘Dublin Bay’ panel for Anne & Dick Roberts

Silk scarves chosen for Aer Lingus Premier Duty Free collection

Batik “Three Wise Men” used as Christmas Card by Crafts Council of Ireland

Batik “Three Kings” used as Christmas Card by Christian Brothers


1989

Exhibitions

Oireachtas

Royal Hibernian Academy

Kennedy Gallery Summer Show

HQ Christmas Show

Commissions

“St. Killian” for Church at Mullagh, Co. Cavan

“Into Europe” panel for Norwich Union, Dublin

“Dun Laoghaire” panel for Norwich Union, Dun Laoghaire

4 banners each 3’4” x 14’9” for John Carroll University, Ohio, USA

2 Hangings for foyer of Technical Building, Dublin Airport

2 Landscape hangings presented by Sales Placement Ltd. to new offices of the Marketing

Institute

2 “Newgrange” panels for foyer of Friends Provident Offices, Dawson Street, Dublin

2 Landscape panels for Sundai International School (Japanese School), Kildare

“Waterfall” three panel batik for Brew-masters Club, Harp Ireland Ltd., Dundalk

Red Chasuble & Stole for the Irish Institute of Pastoral Liturgy, Carlow

“Clouds” silk scarves for Aer Lingus female pilots

5 pictures for ESB offices, South Lotts Road, Dublin

“Christmas in Dublin” Christmas cards for GPA International Piano Competition


1988

Exhibitions

Redwood Castle, Co. Tipperary

Royal Hibernian Academy

Commissions

Three panel reredos, ambo fall, tabernacle hangings and cushion for new church at Sruleen, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin

Five panels depicting the life of St. John of God for St. John of God’s, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

Green chasuble and stole for the Irish Institute for Pastoral Liturgy, Carlow

Altar cloth for the Irish Institute for Pastoral Liturgy, Carlow

Wexford Festival hanging for Jim Golden

Four “Dublin” hangings for the GPA Dublin International Piano Competition

Three panels for ESB, Leopardstown Road

Stations of the Cross for the Sisters of Charity of St. Paul the Apostle, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick

St. Paul the Apostle hanging for Co. Limerick

White chasuble and stole for Fr. O’Byrne, Mullingar Cathedral

White chasuble and stole for the Irish Institute for Pastoral Liturgy

Two “Irish Coinage” panels for Abbey Life

Pentecost chasuble for Sean O’Reilly, USA

Hanging for Columban Sisters, Crumlin

Two panel reredos and baptistry hanging for Taughmon Parish Church, Mullingar


1987

Exhibitions

One Woman: Redwood Castle, Co. Tipperary

Hendricks Gallery, Dublin

Group: Royal Ulster Academy

Commissions

8 Landscape panels for ESB, Dublin, each 6’ x 4’

“Loaves and Fishes” panel for Convent of Mercy, Buncrana

Backdrop and altar cloth for Loreto Hall, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Crest for St. Vincent’s Convent Secondary School, Cork

“Wexford Festival” hanging for Jim Golden

“Granuaile” hanging for Mary O’Malley

“40th Birthday” batik for Philip Martin

Chasuble for Fr. Sean Collins, Liturgy Institute, Carlow

Madonna for Mater Dei Institute, Dublin

Stations of the Cross for Architect David Crowley

Altar panel for Ballymurphy Church

Chasuble for Fr. Sean O’Reilly, Hawaii, USA

Other Projects

Painted cloth for Gate Theatre production of “The Importance of Being Ernest”

Fabric used in costumes for Eurovision Song Contest


1986

Exhibitions

One Woman: Tom Caldwell Gallery, Dublin

Group: Royal Ulster Academy

Royal Hibernian Academy

“Beckett” Gerald Davis Gallery

Christmas Exhibition, Gordon Gallery, Londonderry

Commissions

Panel depicting Norwich Cathedral for Norwich Union, Waterford

2 panel landscape for First National Building Society, O’Connell Street, Dublin

2 panels 10’ x 15’ depicting the Madonna and Child and Christ with Peter for Broomfield Church, Co. Monaghan

“St. Brigid” hanging for Brigidine Convent, Co. Kilkenny

“Loaves and Fishes” panel for Convent of Mercy, Buncrana

4 “Newgrange” panels for Anglo Irish Bank, St. Stephen’s Green

Panel 19’ x 16; depicting north side cityscape of Dublin for Mater Private Hospital

6 panels 3’ x 3’, showing local doorways for Mater Private Hospital

3 panel hangings for Eckery House, Clyde Road, Dublin

4 panels for foyer of control room, ESB, Dublin

2 Celtic hangings for the Board of Works, for holiday chalets at Killykeen Forest Park, Co. Cavan

Other Projects

130’ silk batik drape for stage set of GB Shaw’s “Heartbreak House” at the Gate Theatre, Dublin.  This set was given a Harvey’s Award.

Silk used as backdrop for Dory Previn’s one woman show in the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin


1985

Exhibitions

Group: Exhibition of Visual Art – Limerick

“The Religious Spirit in Contemporary Art”, Westminster Cathedral,

London

“Handwork”, Kilkenny Design Shop, Dublin

Christmas Exhibition, Gordon Gallery, Londonderry

Royal Hibernian Academy

Commissions

10’ x 10’ crucifixion panel for the Church of Our Lady and St. David, Naas

Landscape presented to the Emperor of Japan by the Irish Government during State visit

Stations of the Cross for Benekerry Parish Church

Landscape presented to Mrs Hertzog by Irish Government during Israel State visit

Four landscape panels for ESB, Wilton, Cork

Four-panel landscape foyer of Irish Bank of Commerce, Harcourt Street, Dublin

Landscapes for Reddys Grill Room, Carlow

“St. Therése” hanging and “St. Joseph” hanging for Carmelite College, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork

Four landscapes for ESB, Dublin (Main Control Room)

“Wexford Festival hanging for Jim Golden, Chairman of Wexford Festival Opera

Other Projects

Undertook visit to ACC Trade Craft Fair in Springfield, MA, USA to compile reports for Irish Craft Council and CTT (The Export Board)

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1984

Exhibitions

One Woman: Tom Caldwell Gallery, Dublin

Group: Royal Hibernian Academy

Summer Show, Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Textiles – Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

Gordon Gallery, Derry

Commissions

Two landscape panels for Wang (Ireland) Ltd., Dublin

Panel for foyer of Shield Insurance Company, Dublin

Batiks based on Celtic themes for bedrooms, Mount Brandon Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry

“Dove” panel for Good Counsel College, New Ross, Co. Wexford

Two panels for First Southern Bank, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Six panels for “Reddys”, Carlow

Panel based on Táin Legend for new steak restaurant in Powerscourt Town House Centre

15 panels each 6 x 4 for new ESB offices, Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin

Other Projects

Silk used in Norrin Ni Riann’s dress for RTE’s James Last concert in St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Appeared on RTE’s “Anything Goes” demonstrating batik

Appointed to Board of the National College of Art & Design by the Minister for Education

Moved to custom-built studio at Haddington Road, Dublin 4.


1983

Exhibitions

One Woman: Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Group: Royal Hibernian Academy

Summer Show, Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Batik, Craftsmans Guild, Dublin

Batik Ireland, Galway

Davis Gallery Christmas Show

Gordon Gallery, Derry

Commissions

Altar Panel and Ambo hanging for the Carmelite Fathers, Avila, Dublin

Panel for Dublin Airport

Four pieces for foyer, Haughey Boland, Dublin

Two large curved panels for the new Government Publications Office, Molesworth Street

Three panel Risen Christ for parish church, Blakestown, Co. Dublin

Three pieces, each 6’ x 4’ for new ESB offices, Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin

Set of five hangings for Avila, Dublin

Three panels based on standing stones at Longcrew, for Rosehill Hotel, Kilkenny

Batiks based on local themes for new bedrooms, Mount Brandon Hotel, Tralee

Two landscapes for Norwich Union, Athlone

Four panels with religious themes for Prayer Room, Convent of Mercy, Roscommon

Five batiks for new Smurfit – Paribas Bank, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Small batik for Prayer Room, St. John of God Sisters, Dublin

Large hanging of St. Paul, 21’ x 39’ for St. Paul’s Cathedral, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Two landscapes for Wang Ltd., Dublin

Four Celtic batiks for Aer Lingus’s office, Geneva, Switzerland

Eight ‘interiors’ for show flat, South Dublin Construction

“Elijah” for Terenure College, Dublin

‘Interior’ and landscape for architect Randall McDonnell

‘Madonna and Child’ for Loreto College, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Other Projects

Commended in Mont Kavanagh Award for Environmental Art

High commended  in Church Art Competition organised by Dublin Diocese

Designed pure silk used by dress designer Richard Lewis in his Spring collection

Batik “Champagne” used by Aer Lingus as cover of first class menu

Design coat used in “Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.


1982

Exhibitions

One Woman: Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Bell Gallery, Belfast

Cork Craftsmans Guild, Cork

Group: Royal Hibernian Academy

“Interiors” Krystine Gallery, Guilford

Summer and Christmas Shows, Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Oireachtas

Royal Ulster Academy, Northern Ireland

Commissions

Large landscape hanging for textile collection, Ulster Museum

Six landscapes for the Sands Hotel, Ballyheige, Co. Kerry

Stations of the Cross, Reredos, Ambo hangings and “St. Patrick’s breastplate” for the Church of St. Patrick and St. Brigid, Meath Hill, Co. Meath

“Last Supper” for St. Fiacs, Co. Carlow

“Holy Family” for Post Primary School, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Burren landscape, Embassy of Ireland office, Zambia

Two landscapes for new V.I.P. lounge, Shannon Airport

Two batiks with religious themes, Manager, Bank of Ireland, Walkinstown

6’ x 3’ hanging of Neolithic Stones for St. John of God’s, Drumcar, Co. Louth

Celtic hanging for Mount Temple School, Dublin 3

“Supper at Emmaus” for Terenure College

“Holy Family” for Fr. Flynn, Nigeria

Altar panels and Ambo hanging for new Church, Blakestown, Co. Dublin

Two interiors for Gemma Hussey, Minister for Education

Curtain for Colm & Muireann O’Brien

Other Projects

Highly commended, RDS

Dyed costumes for Dublin Contemporary Dance Theatre

Merit Award, CDL Art Competition

1981

Exhibitions

One Woman: Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Group: Exhibition of Visual Art Limerick

Royal Hibernian Academy

Christmas Group Show

Tom Caldwell Gallery, Dublin

Bell Gallery, Belfast

“Sport in Art” Exhibition, Tulfarris, Blessington

Commissions

Red Onion Restaurant, Dundrum – panel depicting large red onions

St. John of God’s, Obelisk Park – altar cloth in batik with gold trim

Parish Church, Knocklyon – four panels for use on altar during Easter, two panels for confessionals and one ambo hanging

Carlow College – Madonna and Child, commissioned by students to commemorate a fellow student who died

British Colombia, Canada – batik presented by Irish group during jubilee celebrations to Bishop O’Grady

“Newgrange” batik –  Board of Works

2 Landscape panels for the Liturgy Centre, Carlow

3 small landscapes for use in Irish Embassies (Board of Works purchase)

Landscape of Marley Park for Mr. Philip Smith

Landscape panel for new disco at Marley Park Hotel

2-panel batik showing tree and landscape for Citibank, St. Stephen’s Green

8 embroidered banners, showing flowers and fruit for St. John of God’s, Stillorgan

3 panel landscape for Aer Rianta, Dublin Airport, V.I.P. lounge

Other Projects

Dyed costumes for Dublin Contemporary Dance Theatre

Awarded £500 prize in “Sport in Art” Exhibition, Tulfarris Gallery

Elected Vice-Chairman, Cork Craftsman Guild

1980

Exhibitions

One Woman: Bell Gallery, Belfast

Bermingham, Alabama, USA (sponsored by the Department of Foreign

Affairs)

Group: Keys Gallery, Derry

Tom Caldwell, Dublin

Limerick Exhibition of Visual Art

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Commissions

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Summit, New Jersey, USA – Crucifixion panel

St. John of God’s, Stillorgan, Dublin – 8’ x 13” landscape panel for entrance hall

Aer Lingus, Milan office – two abstract batiks

St. Laurence’s College, Loughlinstown – two batiks and Madonna and Child

Knocklyon Parish Church, Dublin – Stations of the Cross, four panels depicting the Last Supper – for altar, Madonna and Child and ambo hanging

Bank of Ireland Finance – 9’ x 3’ panel depicting Ben Bulben for Sligo office

St. John of God’s, Stillorgan – hanging showing scenes in the life of St. John of God (presented by Irish houses to English Brothers)

Aer Lingus, Copenhagen office – three panels, batik based on Newgrange stokes flanked by two handknitted panels

St. John of God’s, Stillorgan – six banners, felt appliqué, showing symbols of life and living

St. John of God’s, Stillorgan – Stations of the Cross for hospital chapel

Dunloe Parish Church – Last Supper panel for altar and ambo hanging

Irish Mission to the United Nations, New York – hanging based on Celtic initial

The Lobster Pot Restaurant, Ballsbridge, Dublin – two landscapes

Patrician College, Finglas, Dublin – panel based on Celtic theme

Loreto Convent, Kilkenny – panel based on Celtic theme

RTE Donnybrook – batik presented as prize on “Youngline” programme

St. Mary’s College, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary – batik showing local landscape

Consulate General of Ireland, Rio de Janeiro – batik using Celtic motif

Irish Embassy, Nairobi – 4’6” x 8’ landscape hanging

Other Projects

With eleven others, opened “Hands” – a shop in Dun Laoghaire selling quality hand-made items

One of twelve people nominated for the Mont Kavanagh award for Environmental Art

Demonstrated techniques of fabric dyeing on RTE programme “Youngline”

1979

Exhibitions

One Woman: Davis Gallery, Dublin

Group: Oireachtas

Davis Gallery Xmas Show

Keys Gallery, Derry

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork (awarded prize for batik

hanging) Royal Dublin Society (awarded 2nd prize for batik and

Highly Commended)

Commissions

Aer Lingus – 3 panel landscape for VIP Lounge, Dublin Airport

Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross – five batiks based on Newgrange Stones

Parish Church, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow – four altar panels for use during Easter, and two ambo hangings

Irish Embassy, Lesotho – two batik landscapes

Arts Council – landscape purchased

Other Projects

Costumes dyed for Dublin Contemporary Dance Theatre

1978

Exhibitions

One Woman: Davis Gallery, Dublin

Group: Davis Gallery, Xmas Show

Keys Gallery, Derry

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 2nd and 3rd prizes)

Oireachtas

Commissions

Gael Linn, Dublin – large hanging landscape for director’s office

Longford Arms Hotel, Longford – two batiks with Celtic themes and one of the arms of Longford

Parish Church, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow – two sets of altar panels: four panels for use in Spring/Summer and four panels for use in Autumn/Winter, circular picture showing the Lamb of God, another picture showing the Creation, and one Baptistery panel

Swanlinbar Church, Co. Cavan – Madonna and Child

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA – over 100 hangings to be sold in conjunction with Exhibition of Ancient Irish Art

Imperial Hotel, Killarney- four panels based on Celtic motifs

Keppi Henderson (Architects, Glasgow) – six batiks for use in their offices

Bagenalstown Parish Church – four altar panels for use during Advent

St. Finan’s Hospital, Killarney – four altar panels

Finstock Investments – a series of batiks for use in their offices

Aer Lingus, Frankfurt – four batiks with Celtic motifs

Coras Trachtala – batik landscape

Other Projects

Took part in programme for RTE showing the techniques of batik “Studio 2” introduced by Pat Kenny

Joined Cork Craftsmans Guild

1977

Exhibitions

One Woman Davis Gallery, Dublin

Group: Keys Gallery, Derry

Davis Gallery Christmas Show

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Royal Dublin Society

Commissions

Convent of Mercy, Rathangan – Madonna and Child, and circular cloth for altar

“The Big Tree”, Swords – panel based on incident in the life of Brian Boru

RTE Donnybrook – three panel batik for entrance hall

Coras Trachtala – two landscapes for Copenhagen office

North Star Hotel, Dublin – four panel abstract batik for ballroom

St. Brigid’s Church, Blanchardstown – two panels depicting the life of St. Brigid and one showing the Beatitudes

St. Clare’s Convent, Kenmare – Madonna and Child

Aer Lingus – four batiks for Paris office

Aer Lingus – two batiks for Milan office

Parish Church, Newtown, Co. Kildare – Resurrection

Convent of Mercy, Castlebar – Stations of the Cross

Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross – six batiks based on Celtic themes

Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit – two hangings with Celtic themes

Parish Church, Rathangan, Co. Kildare – Stations of the Cross

1976

Exhibitions

One Woman: Cork Arts Society, Lavitts Quay, Cork

Davis Gallery, Dublin

Group: Davis Gallery Christmas Show

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork (prize for batik hanging)

Oireachtas

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 3rd prize and Highly Commended for

batiks)

Commissions

Bord Failte – batik for Tourist Office, Waterford

Parish Church, Rivermount, Finglas, Dublin – Stations of the Cross and three panel crucifixion

Carnhill Church, Derry – altar panel showing the last supper and ambo hanging

Setanta Centre, Dublin – 13’ x 13’ batik landscape in eight panels

Holy Cross Abbey, Co. Tipperary – Stations of the Cross

Coras Trachtala – batik hanging for Nairobi office

Tyndall Hogan Hurley (Architects) Dublin – abstract batik for foyer

Aer Lingus – four batiks for Paris office

Rathangan Parish Church, Co. Kildare – baptistery hanging 22’ x 3’

Dylon International – four batiks for London office

Other Projects

Stations of the Cross used by RTE during Easter week broadcasts

Six large batiks used as backdrop during concert by Alain Stivell

Awarded the MacAuley Fellowship in Painting by the Arts Council of Ireland

1975

Exhibitions

One Woman: Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Davis Gallery, Dublin

The Mews Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Group: Women’s Exhibition, Belfast

Davis Gallery Christmas Show

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 2nd prize and Highly Commended for

batik)

Commissions

Coras Trachtala for their office in Amsterdam

Newtown Parish Church, Co. Kildare – Stations of the Cross and abstract hanging for use behind statue of the Madonna and Child

Coras Trachtala – four panel abstract for London office

Parish Church, Kildare – small altar panel

Convent of Mercy, Kildare – Madonna and Child and hanging based on Celtic initial

Aer Lingus – two large batiks with Celtic themes for use in Cork office

Aer Lingus – two abstracts for Munich office

Dylon International – batik for use as Xmas card

Other Projects

Designing brochure for world-wide distribution explaining the techniques of batik for Dylon International

1974

Exhibitions

One Woman: Davis Gallery, Dublin

Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Group: Davis Christmas Exhibition

Barrenhill Gallery (Howth)

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork (awarded prize for batik

hanging)

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 1st and 2nd prize for batik)

Commissions

Aer Lingus – four panels for use in Boeing 707s

National Bank of Commerce, Dublin – three panel abstract batik

Aer Lingus – four panels for Zurich office

Aer Lingus – two panels for Copenhagen office

Other Projects

Work used by RTE as settings for two programmes

Work used as illustrations in book “Enjoying Dyes” by Hilary Haywood, published by David & Charles, London

1973

Exhibitions

One Woman: Davis Gallery, Capel Street, Dublin

Peacock Theatre, Dublin

Group: Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 1st prize and Very Highly Commended

for batiks)

Davis Gallery Christmas Exhibition

Commissions

Clarks (Ireland) Ltd. – two hangings for their factory in Dundalk

Other Projects

Designed and made fabrics used for costumes for Seo Sceal Eile, the pantomime in the Peacock Theatre.

Made batik fabrics used in John Boorman’s film Zardoz

Demonstrated techniques of fabric dyeing on RTE programme “Tangents”

1972

Exhibitions

One Woman: Davis Gallery, Dublin

Peacock Theatre

Group: Davis Gallery Christmas Exhibition

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 1st prize and Highly Commended for

batiks)

Other Projects

Made fabrics used in Peacock Theatre pantomime “Seo Sceal”

Designed Xmas card in batik for Dylon International

 

1971

Exhibitions

One Woman: Davis Gallery, Capel Street, Dublin

Group: Irish Society for Design and Craftwork (awarded prize for batik)

Royal Dublin Society (awarded 1st prize for batik)

Other Projects

Made fabrics used in “Sceal Scealei” in the Peacock Theatre

Batik used by Dylon International as Xmas card

Made linen fabric for man`s caftan  and man`s kimono in “Clodagh” Autumn collection

1970

Left National College of Art and Design with Diploma in Painting

Exhibitions

Project Gallery Student Show

Irish Society for Design and Craftwork

Commissions

Sari in pure silk used by Dylon International as publicity material

Other Projects

Awarded Department of Education Scholarship to Paris

Began to work full-time in own studio, which had been set up two years before, at 12 Herbert Place, Dublin