Curriculum Vitae

Education

University of Houston-Clear Lake – Houston, TX
MA Arts and Humanities
National College of Art and Design – Dublin, Ireland
BA Fine Art Painting 1995-1999, First Class Honours

Group Exhibitions

2014

  • “Creative Women Unite” – Midtown Art a Center – Houston, Texas
  • “Narrative and Prose” – Buckham Gallery – Flint, Michigan
  • “Summer Group Show” – Third Coast Gallery – Galveston, Texas

2013

  • “The Big Show” – Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas
  • “Summer Group Show” – Third Coast Gallery, Galveston, Texas

2012

  • ‘The Little Big Show’ – War’ Hous Gallery and Studios, Houston, Texas
  • ‘Summer Selection’ – Design Works Gallery, Galveston, Texas
  • ‘Shadows and Illusions’ – TAACCL, Clear Lake, Texas

2011

  • Salon de Refuses’ – Gallery M Squared, Houton, Texas
  • ‘Open Doors Series’ – TAACCL, Clear Lake, Texas

2010

  • 2010 ‘Resilience’ Williams Tower Gallery – Houston, Texas
  • 2010 ‘High Fiber and Raw Materials’ Art Alliance Center – Clear Lake, Texas

2009

  • Open Doors Series – The Art Alliance Center of Clear Lake

2008

  • Open Doors Series TAACL- Clear Lake, Texas

2007

  • 10 Women/ 10 Perspectives TAACL -Clear Lake, Texas
  • smART Moody Gallery – Houston, Texas
  • Postgraduate Student Show – UHCL Gallery – Clear Lake, Texas
  • Small Works Exhibition Design Works – Galveston,Texas

2006

  • Face – UHCL – Clear Lake, Texas

2005

  • From Fire and Flood – Design Works – Galveston, Texas
  • Cow Parade Ireland – Four Seasons Hotel – Dublin, Ireland

2004

  • ‘Phoenix Studios Open Day – Phoenix Studios – Dublin, Ireland

    2003

  • Summer Group Exhibition – Taylor Galleries – Dublin, Ireland
  • The Way We Figure – Theatre Space, The Mint – Dublin, Ireland
  • 20/20 – Temple Bar Gallery and Studios – Dublin, Ireland

2002

  • Phoenix Studios Open Day – Phoenix Studios – Dublin, Ireland
  • Studios Gallery – Temple Bar Gallery and Studios – Dublin, Ireland
  • ‘Studio Views – Temple Bar Gallery and Studios – Dublin, Ireland

2001

  • Summer Pavement Art No. 1 -Absolut Vodka – Dublin, Ireland

2000

  • NCAD Degree Show – RHA Gallagher Gallery – Dublin, Ireland

1999

  • NCAD Pre-Degree Show – Civic Offices – Dublin, Ireland

Semi-Solo Exhibitions

2001

  • Theatre of Paint – Berkeley Gallery – Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

2000

  • CAP Foundation Art Award Exhibition – The Studio – Dublin, Ireland

Solo Exhibitions

2013

  • 2013 – “Shadows and Light” – Design Works Gallery, Galveston, Texas

2012

  • ‘Muses’ – Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas

2010

  • “Free Floating” – Design/Works Gallery – Galveston, Texas
  • “Drawn To Dance” – Design Works Gallery – Galveston, Texas

2009

  • Brazosport College Gallery

2007

  • ‘The People I’ve Known’ Galveston Arts Center – Galveston, Texas

2005

  • Flesh and Bones – Mod Coffee House – Galveston, Texas

Commissions

  • 2008 Galveston Arts Center’s fund raising auction portraits commission
  • 2003 Ba Mizu II Pub – Dublin, Ireland (light boxes installation)
  • 2001 Ba Mizu Pub – Dublin, Ireland (mural and 2 window paintings)

Awards/ Residencies

  • May 2012 – ‘Shadows and Illusions’ Honorable Mention Body of Work
  • Dec 2008 – Jan 2009 Open Doors Series First Place Body of Work
  • Dec 2007- Jan 2008 Open Doors Series Jurors Choice Award
  • Sep 2000 – May 2001 Temple Bar Gallery and Studios
  • July 1999 – May 2000 CAP Foundation Art Award

Publications

  • 2003 Cow Parade – Ireland Catalogue
  • 2002 Anois Temple Bar – Gallery and Studios Publication
  • 2001 CAP Foundation Art Award – Exhibition Catalogue

Art Related Work Experience

  • Sept 2010 – Current Drawing and Painting Instructor at Alvin Community College
  • Jan 2009 – Dec 2009  Art Appreciation Lecturer at Brazosport College
  • Jan 2006 – June 2008 Sales Assistant at Texas Art Supply
  • Jan – May 2007 Life Drawing Teacher at The Art Alliance Clear Lake
  • Jan – May 2006 University of Houston Clear Lake (teacher’s assistant)
  • Oct. – Nov. 2003 National College of Art and Design Dublin, Ireland (part-time drawing tutor)
  • Oct. – Nov. 2002 – National College of Art and Design Dublin, Ireland (part-time drawing tutor)
  • July 2002 – Jan 2004 – Bellvilla Home for the Elderly (art therapist)