Bio

Visual artist based in Ireland and France. Educated at CCAD BA Fine Art (Hons) and Post-Graduate in Fine Art, and also at UCC where I hold a BA in English Literature. Practicing full-time since 1996. Exhibiting frequently in Dublin, London, NY, Berlin, Seattle, Miami, Toronto and LA since 1996. My work has been presented at Context NYC, Art Miami, Art Toronto, Art Chicago, Art Wynwood, Art Palm Beach, Aqua Miami, Pulse Miami, Art Seattle as well as in multiple international solo and curated group exhibitions. Collections include public and private collections in the US and in Europe, including OPW, Crawford Municipal Gallery, TCD, UCD and UCC. I have published critical visual art essays. Co-founder and former director of ArtTrail Cork, Ireland (1996 – 2002).
Represented by Gibbons and Nicholas, Dublin; Phylogeny Contemporary, Seattle; J Cac-ciola Gallery W, NJ; Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, NYC

Statement

My practice forms a conceptual narrative of layers which examines: emotion and experience; personal, political and societal identity; migration/travel and memory. I use multiple encoded images which I have evolved over time to form suggestive reference and personal symbolism.
Formally, my practice comprises painting, drawing, video, writing and performance. My 2D work relies on human depiction, juxtaposed with animal, textual and inanimate imagery. It ranges in scale from very large to small. I also make video and performance pieces which are collaborative or solo projects which supports and intersects throughout my practice.

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