Curriculum Vitae

 

EDUCATION

2012-2013     Leonardo Da Vinci PLM Work Placement, Nyholm Cantrell Glass, Denmark.

2008-2012   Bachelor of Design Glass and History of Art and Design 1st class honours, 

                        National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland.

2011 (5mth)   International Exchange Student, Southern Illinois University, Illinois, USA.

1998-2001    Bachelor of Education, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

1993-1996    Bachelor of  Teaching, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020  Curious Treasures, National Craft & Design Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

2020  Cluster Crafts, London Craft Week Exhibition (moved to online), London, UK

2020  Glass is Biotiful, Biot, France

2019   Bravura 2019 Blue Egg Gallery, Wexford, Ireland

2019   International Biennale of Glass, Sophia, Bulgaria

2019   Islanders: When Darkness Falls (Participant), Venice, Italy

2019   Artists In Craft, Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Kerry, Ireland

2019   Painters and Makers, So Fine Art Editions, Dublin, Ireland.  

2019   Inherent Agitations Solo Exhibition, End Of  The Line Gallery, Aarhus Denmark.

2019   Aarhus Makers Fine Art Exhibition/Gallery Opening, Skejby Park Gallery, Denmark. 

2018   Function & Dysfunction Solo Exhibition, The Old Mill Grenaa, Denmark. 

2017   Ireland Glass Biennial, National College of Art and Design, Dublin Ireland.

2017   International Biennial of Glass Bulgaria, Various Locations, Bulgaria.

2017   Århus Universitethospital, Risskov, Denmark. 

2016   Fussingoslot Kunsthåndværkere Udstiller, Fussingoslot, Randers, Denmark.  

2015/2016   Solas, Glass Society of Ireland Curated Exhibition,multiple locations.

2014   Irish Wave, Shanghai, China. 

2013   Gather, Shanghai Xuhai Art Museum, Shanghai, China.

2012   1001 Artists Digital Project: Art Takes Miami, USA.

2012   Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens, Dublin, Ireland. 

2012   R.D.S Student Art Awards, Dublin, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Ireland. 

2012   R.D.S National Craft Competition, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin.

2012   The Flaneur: Recent Graduates, Oliver Cornet Gallery, Dublin. 

2012   National College of Art and Design Graduate Exhibition, National College of Art and    

            Design, Dublin, Ireland.

2012   Art Shanghai 2012, Honggiao New Town Central, Shanghai, China. 

2012   Engaging With Glass: Contemporary Irish Glass Artists, Travel Gallery, Seattle, USA.    

2012   Elements, Shingling Gallery, Shanghai, China.  

2011    Engaging With Glass: Contemporary Irish Glass Artists, Solstice Arts Centre, Ireland.

 

EMPLOYMENT 

2018               Freelance Glass Assistant & Owner Maker @ Aoife Soden Glass

2018               Member of Collective craft design boutique NR4 

2015-2018     Studio Manager /Coordinator/Glassblower Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark.

2014 (2mth)  Glassblower Wilfried Marcus Glass Studio,  Rheinfelden, Germany.

2013-2015    Glassblowing Assistant, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2013-2014    Glassblowing Assistant, PUST Glas,  Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2013 (6mth)  Glassblowing Assistant, Nyholm Cantrell Glass, Aarhus, Denmark

2012               Short-term Glassblowing Assistant, Dam Karlslund Glass,  Ebeltoft, Denmark.  

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019   Teacher Hot Glass Sculpting, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Ireland.

2019   Teacher Beginners Glass Blowing, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Ireland. 

2017   Matt Durren, Glass Heap Challenge, Teaching Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2016   De La Torre Brothers Ebeltoft Glasmuseet Residency, Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2016   Tobias Mohl, Studio Demonstration Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2016   Raven Skyriver & Ned Cantrell, Studio Demonstration Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2015   Jack Wax, Teaching Assistant, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark. 

2014   Pilchuck Glass School, Teaching Assistant, James Harmon & Brynhildur Borgeirsdóttir, USA.

2014   Pilchuck Glass School, Teaching Assistant, Roisin De Buitlear, USA.

2013   Raven Skyriver, Studio Demonstration Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark.

2012   Ned Cantrell, Teaching Assistant, Engelsholm Hoejskole, Denmark. 

 

WORKSHOPS

2018   Raven Skyriver Catching The Sense of Motion, Bornholm, Denmark 

2016   Sally McCubbin, Pilchuck Glass School , Student, Glassblowing 2.0, USA.

2015   Rudy Faulkner, Get Your Goblet On, Berlin Glass, Berlin, Germany. 

2014   Tim Edwards and Mel Douglas, Mapping The Surface, Pilchuck Glass School, USA. 

2010   Jennifer Halvorson, Press Mold Casting, Southern Illinois University, USA.

SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2019   Professional Development Residency, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Ireland.

2018   Future Maker Emerging Artist Overall Winner, Ireland 

2016   Nuutajärvi Artist In Residence, Nuutajärvi, Finland.

2016   Finn Lunggard Award, Glasmuseets Venner, Denmark.

2014   Nomination Pilchuck ‘Corning Incorporated Scholarship’, USA. 

2013   Thomas Dammann Junior Award Recipient: Research and Travel Grant, Ireland.

2012   Leonardo Da Vinci PLM Work Placement Scholarship, EU Scholarship. 

2012   Shortlisted Future Makers Residency Grant.

2012   Thesis Commendation, National College of Art and Design Dublin, Ireland.