C.V.

High Tea Bird Pride


1978 Born Calgary, Canada
1997-2000 Cumbria College of Art & Design
Ba(hons) Design Crafts
1996-1997 Limavady College of Further & Higher Education
Btec in Foundation Art & Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 The New Vic Arts Centre, Newcastle-Under-Lime, England
2013 McKenna Gallery, Omagh
2012 Cregagh Library, Belfast
2005 The John Hewitt, Belfast

CURATED
2017 ‘Queeriosity’ Group Exhibition curated by Shauna McCann and Linda Smyth
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Boyle Arts Festival, King House Exhibition, Boyle
Ceramics Ireland 40th Anniversary Selected Exhibition, Dublin

2016
Boyle Arts Festival, King House Exhibition. Boyle
The Higher Bridge Gallery, Enniskillen

2015/16
Ceramics of Europe travelling exhibition
Gmunden in Austria /Kammerhofmuseum / in August 2015
Schleswig / Museum Schloß Gottorf / Germany in November 2015
Siegburg / partnermuseum in Germany / in July 2016

2014
Ceramics of Europe, Westerwald prize, Keramikmuseum, Germany
Ceramics Ireland Summer Annual, Botanic Gardens, Dublin
The Irish Ceramic Awards, Millcove Gallery, The Beara Peninsula
Valentine, Spacecraft, Belfast
Tyrone Open Art Submission Exhibition, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

2013
Passion for Freedom, London
Ceramics Ireland Annual, Rathfarnham
Anna Cheyne Exhibition, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
The London Street Gallery, Derry/Londonderry
Tyrone Design Guild, Strule Art Centre, Omagh
The Irish Ceramic Awards, Millcove Gallery, The Beara Peninsula

2012
'Excellence' in Ceramics, Millcove Gallery, The Beara Peninsula
Group Show, Artists at The Mill, Belfast
A Christmas Trilogy, Spacecraft, Belfast
Group Show, Leitrum Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton
'Catalogue', Oh Yeah Centre, Culture Night, Belfast

2011
In the House, Craft Fest Exhibition
Valentine, Space Craft, Belfast

2010
'Tuscan Dreams' 4-person show, McKenna Gallery,Omagh
Canvas Gallery, 4-person Sculpture show, Stranmillis, Belfast
Summer Show, McKenna Gallery, Omagh
Ceramics Ireland Exhibition, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin
3rd Annual Irish Contemporary Ceramics Awards, The Mill cove , Cork
Group Show, Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, The Safehouse Belfast

2009
Winter Exhibition, The Hallward and Mill Cove Galleries, Dublin and Cork
Ceramics Ireland, Dalkey Castle, Dublin
Christmas Show, Space Gallery, Belfast
Christmas Show, The Engine Room Gallery, Belfast
Christmas Show, McKenna Gallery, Omagh
2nd Annual Contemporary Ceramic Awards, The Hallward Gallery, Dublin
Ceramics Ireland, Ardgillan Castle, Ballbriggan, Co.Dublin

2008
‘The Mill’ Group Show, Conway Mill Space Gallery, Belfast
‘Imagine Inspire Create’ Create Programme, La Boca, Belfast

2007
Christmas Show, Conway Mill, Belfast
‘Stone Soup’, Strule Arts Centre, Omagh
Traditional Art and Irish ,An Droichead Cultural Centre
IOANTAS, Sligo Art Gallery

2006
Plan Expo 2006, RDS, Dublin
Ceramics Ireland, Dalkey Castle, Co.Dublin
Spring & Christmas Shows, Cat and Moon Gallery Sligo
Northern Ireland Artists, Belfast Harlequins, Belfast

2005
‘Colour’, Gormleys Art Gallery
Christmas Show ,Cat and Moon Gallery, Sligo
‘Ceramics’ Group Show ,Crescent Arts, Scarborough, England

AWARDS
2016 Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Support for the Individual Artist
2014 Commendation, Ceramics of Europe, Westerwald prize, Keramikmuseum, Germany
2013 Anna Cheyne Award, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
2013 Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Support for the Individual Artist
2011 The Earnest Anderson Memorial Bursary, Castlereagh Borough Council
2010 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Travel Bursary

COLLECTIONS
Ceramics Museum Westerwald, Germany
Lisburn City Art Collection
Tallaght Hospital, Dublin
Private collections in Ireland, UK, Europe and Canada

RESIDENCIES
2011 The Tyrone Guherie Centre, Co. Monaghan
2010 Vetrate Artistiche Toscane, Siena, Italy