Exhibitions and Installations

2018 (upcoming)

  • installation detail of artwork faigh ar ais as an fharraige by irish visual artist shane finan

    faigh ar ais ar an fharraige, Rye Creative Centre, Rye, England

    February-March 2018, Solo exhibition of painting and digital media to take place in Rye, England

    This exhibition used local landscape history, and terminology from east Sussex relating to nature that has become seldom used.

    Artwork #3 from the series antikythera etc. Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain

    culture ireland in britain logo 2018


  • Final painting image from the exhibition beyond the black stump

    beyond the black stump, Charlestown Arts Centre, Charlestown, Co. Mayo

    Sept 2017, Culture Night, 3-day installation and performance

    Large, interactive painting performance over three days, inviting audience to participate in creating, and eventually destroying, a narrative of 'the west' in a part of Ireland negatively affected by emigration.

  • Installation image apo artwork

    A sudden and wonderful brightening, Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, Belfast

    Jan-Feb 2017, Resident artists exhibition, 1 installation

    Large-scale interactive and mixed media installation built for resident's final exhibition following 4-month residency at Digital Arts Studios, Belfast.

  • Installation image ada artwork

    trinity college arts annual exhibition, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin

    April 2017, 1 installation

    Exhibition installation of the remaining pieces from the online artwork ADA.


  • Digital collage from the series divisions

    Divisions, Twitter Exhibition

    Online exhibition of digital collage

    New works were posted to Twitter every other day, leaving a day for contemplation. The idea of digital media as creating and removing barriers, and in particular the notion of barriers as arbitrary, were influence for this exhibition.

  • Installation image for Mugwart, Wormwood artwork

    Mugwort, Wormwood, and how little we know about the end of the world, Wormwood Gate, Dublin, outdoor installation, April 26th, 2016

    April 26th, 2016, interactive light installation

    In commemoration of the Chernobyl disaster, this piece was designed to consider location and containment as abstract concepts. It was created as an outdoor installation with sculptural and interactive digital elements.


  • Interactive web-based artwork nothing lasts forever

    Nothing Lasts Forever, Online interactive artwork

    December 2015, Online project

    Nothing Lasts Forever - this work challenges the idea of longevity and supposes that even in digital media all things are ephemeral.

  • ADA full painting

    ADA, Wandelbar Art International, Gstaad/Bern, Switzerland

    November 2015, Online Exhibition and project

    ADA consists of a painting split into 96 pieces and sold through an online platform as part of a project on distributed technology and communication.

  • Lucky installation at The Dock Arts Centre

    Phase One Festival, The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

    April 2015, 1 piece, group exhibition

    The interactive digital artwork My Friend Lucky was included as one of the art installations for the Phase One Music and Art Festival at The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.


  • Nowhen installation at The Dock Arts Centre

    Phase One Festival, The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

    April 2014, 1 piece, group exhibition

    The interactive digital projection Nowhen was selected as one of the art installations for the Phase One Music and Art Festival at The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.


  • installation at Granby Park

    Granby Park, Dublin

    August-September 2013, 2 pieces, group event

    Two collaborative works were staged at the pop-up outdoor event by Upstart, Granby Park in Dublin, August-September 2013. These included a text-based installation using video tape as a medium, Future Proof II, and a digital installation, Dian-an-Odyssey that recorded and played back user stories.

  • Installation in Trinity College

    Front Square, Trinity College, Dublin 2

    August-September 2013, 4 collaborative pieces, MSc final project

    Tetralogy was a series of digital art installations created in Trinity College Dublin's Front Square as part of a final group progect for the MSc in Interactive Digital Media in the university. The project included pieces that took audio, sensor and visual input and responded to people's interactions, creating a narrative in the space that contrasted with the historical nature of it.


  • Two digital works on show in Beijing

    Irish Wave 3, Beijing, China

    May-August 2012, 4 pieces, group exhibition

    Pieces exhibited in exhibitions Hidden Meanings, Yan Chao Collection Gallery, Beijing & Instruments of Pleasure, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing. May-Aug 2012.

    This included three digital works and a painting installation, and the exhibitions were part of Irish Wave III, an exhibition of Irish work in China.

  • Installation shot from Vermont Studio Center

    Painted Word, Vermont Studio Center Exhibition Space, Johnson, Vermont, USA

    April 2012, 2 pieces, three-person show.

    Exhibited paintings as part of a three-person show at the end of a residency at Vermont Studio Center, Vermont USA.

  • Installation shot from Make The Eighties The Decade of Endeavour

    Make The Eighties The Decade Of Endeavour, KT Contemporary, Donnybrook, Dublin

    June 2012, 5 pieces, three-person show.

    Invited to participate in a three-person painting exhibition exploring the effects of political change in Ireland in the last 30 years.

  • Installation shot from This Offset Space

    This Offset Space, OFFSET 2012, Little Green Street Gallery, Little Green Street, Dublin

    April 2012, 2 pieces, group exhibition.

    Part of the 2012 OFFSET festival, two digital print collages were exhibited at the exhibition.


  • An installation at The Big Picture, Tallaght

    Where We're At, Creative Campus, The Big Picture, Tallaght, Dublin

    September 2011, 2 collaborative pieces, group exhibition

    Invited to participate in 8-week Creative Campus art residency, where artists were asked to use and reinterpret an abandoned digital hub in Tallaght town centre. Two collaborative digital works were created with Sara Amido, Thom Conaty and David Collier that used touch-screen technology, projection, audio and varied digital media to reinterpret the exhibition space and introduce elements of Tallaght into this space.

  • Somewhat self portrait

    Half and Half: Opposites, Half and Half, Sullivan’s Quay, Cork

    July 2011, 1 piece, group exhibition.

    Invited to participate in a group exhibition looking at the idea of halves. The exhibited piece was a collaborative work with artist Candice Chu, looking at the idea of a self-portrait reinterpreted, and at the idea of individual or unique painting styles.

  • Installation shot from Akureyri exhibition

    Never Ending Skaga I and II, Mjólkurbúðin, Akureyri, Iceland | Nes, Skagaströnd, Iceland.

    May-June 2011, several pieces, two group exhibitions.

    Exhibited paintings and painting installations in two self-curated and organised exhibitions in Akureyri, Iceland and Skagaströnd, Iceland. The exhibitions were responding to an art residency at Nes, Skagaströnd, where the artists were invited to consider the idea of working on a peninsula.


  • Utilitarian, a painting

    Artmartists, The ArtMart, The Mall, Sligo.

    Sepetember 2010, 3 pieces, group exhibition.

    Invited to exhibit as one of the founding members of The ArtMart Studios and Gallery in an exhibition looking back at the beginnings of the artist-led space.


  • Caramel, a painting

    ArtCrawl 09, Various venues, Sligo.

    September 2009, 6 pieces, group exhibition.

    Co-organised a large-scale group exhibition in numerous spaces, two of which later became semi-permanent art spaces in Sligo.


  • Claremorris Open 2008 installation shot

    Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.

    September 2008, 2 pieces, group exhibition.

    Accepted into the Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, with two paintings, one of which sold locally. The exhibition was curated by Lizzie Carey Thomas of TATE Britain.