Born in KiIkenny, studied at Limerick and Cork Colleges of Art. Post graduate studies in Ontario College of Art, Canada. Lives and works in KiIkenny and travels regularly to Italy.
Education (Third Level)
Principles of Teaching Art. Post-Graduate - Ontario College of Art.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Association of Artists in lreland (AAl), 1986.
Associate Sculptors Society of Ireland (ASSl), 1986.
Oireachtas Exhibition, Dublin.
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.
Claremorris Open Exhibition, Mayo.
National Portrait Exhibition, Dublin.
Newgate Works, Garter Lane, Waterford.
´Drawing the Line´, Garter Lane, Waterford.
"Vision", Garter Lane, Waterford.
KiIkenny Arts Week, KiIkenny
KiIkenny Arts Week, Paper Making Exhibition.
C.D.L. Exhibition, RD.S., Dublin.
Festa Italiana, Dublin Castle.
May Day Celebration Exhibition, Liberty Hall, Dublin.
Cork Art Society Student ofthe Year
Celebration Exhibition 1967 - 1990.
Faces in a Bookshop, lrish Literary Portraits Galway and Belfast.
Gallery Omega, Toronto, Canada.
Gallery Jennekke, Toronto, Canada.
T.U.I. National Exhibition, Dublin.
Wyvern Gallery Dublin 1991, 1993.
Kilcock Art Gallery, Kildare.
Erin-Cara Montreal, Canada.
Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick.
Dyehouse Art Gallery, Waterford.
Boyle Arts Festival
Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London 2003
The Narrow Space Gallery, Clonmel
'Artists on CD', South Tipperary Arts Centre.
Two Man Show
Wyvern Gallery, Dublin, 1991.
Group Show - 1992 with Peter Colis, Patrick Pye.
One Man Show
Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick, 1993. Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo, 1995.
Kilkenny County Council, Kilkenny, 1996.
Market House, Monaghan, 1996.
Kelly's Strand Hotel, Rosslare, Co. Wexford
The New Gallery, Snave Church, Bantry, Co. Cork
Boyle Arts Festival, (Invited artist)
Marziart International Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Trondhjems Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway
- One man exhibition
1996 Art House Library
Temple Bar, Dublin
1995 R.T.E. Review, 'The Arts Show', Mike Murphy.
1993 Limerick Leader - 'Shades of the Sea at Belltable'
1992 Irish Times, Three Artists at Wyvern, Brian Fallon.
1992 Sunday Tribune, Wyvern Gallery, Aidan Dunne.
1991 Irish Times, Small Works Exhibition, Brian Fallon.
1991 R.T.E. Interview - Ruth Buchanan.
1990 Sunday Independent, Claremorris Open Exhibition
1990 Irish Times,
Kilkenny Arts Week, Brian Fallon.
1990 Irish Times, Small Works Exhibition, Brian Fallon.
1987 Irish Times, Kilkenny Arts Week, Brian Fallon.
1982 Irish Contemporary Art, Roderick Knowles.
Douglas Hyde Gold Medal, 1993. Awarded by The Arts Council. Oireachtas - L & P Financial Services Award
Best Landscape 1996.
Corks Arts Society A ward.
Irish Representative - 'First Young International Painters Exhibition'
Short listed für the 'European Prize in Painting'
Arts Council Travel Award, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1997.
T.U.I. National Exhibition.
C.D.L. Exhibition R:D.S. Drawing Award - Watercolour.
Tyrone Guthrie Centre - Annamakerrig - Residency 1994.
O.P.W. - Office of Public Works.
Kilkenny Co. Council.
South Eastem Health Board, Ardkeen Hospital Arts Initiative
Santens (Ireland) Ltd.
Arts Council / Co. Limerick V.E.C.
Irish Permanent Building Society.
Nabac Arts Centre, Toronto.
Work in many private collections.