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Education

2009  MA Visual Arts Practice, IADT, Dublin
1986 -1989  BA (Hons) Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall, England
1984 -1986  Kingsway Princeton College, London

Solo Exhibitions

2018  Carriage Return – Municipal Gallery dlr Lexicon, Visual Arts Commission Award (2018)
2016  Revisions – Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (curated by Ruairi O’Cuiv)
2014  Part Drawing – The Drawing Project, IADT, Dun Laoghaire

2012  Draw Full Size – RHA Ashford Gallery, Dublin
2011  General Arrangement (with Marcel Broodthaers) – Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow (curated by Eilis Lavelle and Cliodhna Shaffrey)
2010  Measured Fall – Occupy Space, Limerick (curated by Annette Moloney)
2008  Carlisle Pier – Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
2006  Backwards and forwards, in and out – West Cork Arts Centre, Cork
2003  Building to be demolished – Monaghan Market House, Monaghan
1999  Self Feed – (collaborative work) Concourse Installation Programme, DLR Arts, Co. Dublin
1997  Falsework/Formwork – Temple Bar Gallery Atrium, Dublin
1993  The Collective Body – The Project Art Centre, Dublin; Limerick City Gallery, Limerick

Selected Group Exhibition

2018  EVA International 2018, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick
2018  Elevate, Contemporary Irish Art from the Arts Council of Ireland Collection 2008-2018, Luan Gallery, Athlone
2016  Tulca Festival of Visual Art 2016, Galway Arts Centre and 126 Gallery, Galway
2016  A Conversation on Drawing, RHA studios, Dublin
2016  Source – Phizzfest, Dublin
2016  A Knowing Nature – The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
2015  30 Years, artists, places – Touring exhibition, Ireland (2015-17)
2015  Uncovering a Collection – Municipal Gallery, DLR Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
2014  Soundings – Municipal Gallery, DLR Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
2014  Exploring Spaces – The Braid, Mid-Antrim Museum and Roe Valley Cultural Centre, Limavady, Antrim
2012  Into the Light, The Arts Council – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
2012  Fast Moving Consumer Goods – The Talbot Gallery, Dublin
2011  Fine Lines – Limerick City Gallery of Art, Istabraq Hall, Limerick
2011  Outside the Lines, Contemporary Drawing Practice – DLR Arts Co. Dublin
2010  Inscape – Galway Arts Centre
2009  Public Gesture – The Lab, Dublin
2008  178th Exhibition – RHA, Dublin
2008  As Built, Drawings – Wicklow County Council, Wicklow
2008  127th Exhibition, Royal Ulster Academy – Belfast
2008  Eigse 2008 – Carlow
2008  Let’go – Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin
2006  Utopias Fair – Eigse, Carlow
2005  Eurojet Futures, The Anthology – RHA, Dublin
2005  Iontas 2005 – Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo
2004  Eurojet Futures – RHA, Dublin
2004  In-between spaces – West Cork Arts Centre, Cork
2004  Claremorris Open Exhibition – Claremorris, Mayo
2004  174th Exhibition – RHA, Dublin
2004  Mostyn 2004 – Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales
2003  EV+A – Limerick (curated by Virginia Perez-Ratton)
2002  Zone – Mermaid, Wicklow Art Center
2002  Revealing Objects – Naughton Gallery at Queens University, Belfast
1997  EV+A – Limerick (curated by Paul O’Reilly)
1996  8th Mostyn Open – Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales
1994  art(s) d’Europe – Galerie de L’Esplanade, Paris
1994  Sweets from a Stranger – Norwich Gallery, Norwich
1993 EV+A – Limerick (selected by Gloria Muore)
1993  See Through Art – Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin

Awards and commissions

2018 Grangegorman Public Art, ‘…the lives we live’, Pathway6/Lending Artworks to the Primary Care Centre
2018 dlr Lexicon Municipal Gallery Visual Arts Commission Award (2018),  DLR County Council
2016 Arts Grant, Professional Development – DLR Grant Scheme

2013  Strand 2, Interaction with the City, Public Arts Commission, Dublin City Council

2011  Visual Arts Bursary – The Arts Council
2011  Fort Camden Commissions 2011, Cork County Council
2008  Drawing Commission – Wicklow County Council
2005  Project Award (over five years – Carlisle Pier Project) – The Arts Council
2005  Visual Arts Bursary – The Arts Council
2005  Short-listed for AIB Prize
2003  EV+A ‘03 Open Award -Virginia Perez-Ratton, Curator
1995  Visual Arts/Architecture award – The Arts Council
1993  Materials Grant -The Arts Council

Residencies/Seminars/Symposium

2017-2018  Artist in Residence, UCD College of Engineering and Architecture, Parity Studios
2011  Fine Lines Drawing Seminar, Istabraq Hall Limerick City Gallery of Art

2006–2010 Carlisle Pier Residency, The Arts Council, DLR Arts, The Harbour Board, Dun Laoghaire
2005  Laois Artists’ Symposium – Emo Court, Laois
2005  Drawing on Landscape Symposium – Burren College of Art, Co. Clare
1994  European Pepiniere Award for Young Artists – Norwich, U.K.

Bibliography

2018  Foolscap, Jessica Foley, (mimeograph, fictional prose-poem, edition of 120)
2016  Revisions, Dublin City Public Art Programme (catalogue)
2016  The Irish Times, 26th January, 2016, Revision – Julie Merriman, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Aidan Dunne     

2014  The Irish Times, 23rd December, 2014, The bright new gallery by the sea, Aidan Dunne                                                                                                                     2014  
Exploring Spaces, Braid Mid Antrim Museum, (catalogue)
2012  Into the Light, The Arts Council, (catalogue)
2011  Visual Arts News Sheet, Issue 5, Nov – Dec 2011, General Arrangement, Julie Merriman and Marcel Broodthaers, Jacqui McIntosh
2009  Building Material 19, Architectural Association of Ireland. Editor: S. Mulhall
2008  Carlisle Pier, Visual Arts Residency 2006-2010, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Council (catalogue)
2008  Carlisle Pier, The Artists, The Authors (catalogue)
2008  127th Exhibition Catalogue, RUA, Belfast
2005  Irish Arts Review, Summer 2005, The rule of first principles, Frances Ruane
2005  The Irish Examiner, April 20, Investing in the next big thing, M.O’Sullivan
2005  Eurojet Futures, The Anthology, RHA, Dublin (catalogue)
2004  Irish Arts Review, Winter 2004, Bright Futures, Marianne O’Kane
2004  The Irish Times, November 24th, Trade secrets and a survey of contemporary Ireland, Aidan Dunne
2004  Eurojet Futures 2004, Royal Hibernian Academy Dublin (catalogue)
2004  Claremorris Open Exhibition, (catalogue)
2004  Mostyn 2004,The Mostyn Open Exhibition 2004, Oriel Mostyn UK (Catalogue)
2003  EV+A ’03, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick (Catalogue)
1999  Installation Programme 1999, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Co (Catalogue)
1998  EV+A ’98, Limerick (Catalogue)
1996  The 8th Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn, UK (Catalogue)
1994 art(s) d’Europe, Paris, (Catalogue)
1994  Sweets from a Stranger, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK (Catalogue)

Collections

UCD School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane Collection
The Arts Council of Ireland Collection

The National Collection of Contemporary Drawing, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick
Ballymun Regeneration Ltd., Ballymun Civic Offices, Ballymun
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council 
Cork County Council
Dublin City Council
Wicklow County Council 
Laois County Council
Private collections, Ireland