Exhibitions & Events


2017

Current/Ongoing:-

-21st January- 20th March, 'Flowers by the Sea'- The Puffin Cafe, Longstrand
Solo Exhibition of original illustrations, art prints, ceramics and homeware.





- November 11th- March 14th, 'A Sense of West Cork Exhibition, Uillinn - West Cork Arts Centre, County Cork

This foyer exhibition features a small selection of this year’s most popular work from our Sense of West Cork initiative, providing an outlet for local artists to sell original artworks and prints.

- 'A Sense of West Cork', Uillinn - West Cork Arts Centre, County Cork

West Cork Arts Centre - Uillinn has a dedicated selling point for the work of local artists in the new arts building. This selling point is at the reception desk in the gallery entrance. The centre takes a commission on sold works which goes towards the building. You can find a selection of my greeting cards and prints there- small metal prints and Limited edition Screen prints and Giclee prints. Every few months the selection changes but all works are A3 or smaller in size. All of my works are either ready to hang or to frame, with high quality mounts and backing boards, and are all wrapped in plastic sleeves for protection

Past:-

2016

-18th November- 24th December, 'The Art of Surprise' Christmas Exhibition, 2020 Art Gallery



- Pop Up Christmas Shop at Fota House & Gardens- December 4th, 8th, 11th, 16th, 17th & 18th

- 8 – 17 December 2016, 'The Affordable Art Exhibition', CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork City
A selection of works by CIT Crawford College of Art and Design students and graduates, each priced under €250 including the pots that ceramicist Luke Sisk and I collaborated on. 



- 17th & 18th December, Uillinn Christmas Fair, Uillinn - West Cork Arts Centre, County Cork




- 11th-13th November, Craft + Design Fair 2016- Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork City

- 16th September 2016, 'Cork Culture Night at 2020 Art Gallery'

Me Daza. Cork: Ireland’s Masterpiece, Like
Me Daza n. Pleasant, very nice, the business

Our annual tribute to our glorious home, Cork, continues this year at 2020 Art Gallery. We will be showcasing new work from a selection of our favourite Cork born and Cork based artists from the 2020 stable. Featuring pieces from artists such as Nora Buttimer, Alan Corbett, Lily Corcoran, Laura Cull and Eadaoin Harding Kemp this exhibition is sure to be a fitting tribute to the jewel in Ireland’s crown, the real capital, Cork

- 16th July- 16th September 2016, 'Me Daza' Exhibition- 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

- 28th  July- 4th September 2016, The Home Event- Kinsale, Co. Cork

'An extra special craft event featuring an eclectic selection of work by Cork Craft & Designs members’. A haven of handmade items for the home, this event will include furniture, textiles, ceramics, woodturning and framed pieces to suit all budgets and tastes. This is your ideal opportunity to pick up a locally made item to enhance your home or an extra special gift for someone else’s home.'





- 9th- 28th August 2016, Innovate Exhibition with Cork Craft and Design- Macroom, Co. Cork



'iNNOVATE is a showcase exhibition reflecting the resourcefulness, adaptability and avant garde practice key to contemporary makers in Ireland today. Innovation is an intrinsic part of craft practice whether it be in the use of materials, design, function or concept – all aspects of making really. At the iNNOVATE exhibition the viewer is asked to reflect on this - as every piece of craft has such a story to tell, which isn’t always obvious at first glance.'

- 6th August- 18th September 2016, West Cork Creates, James O' Driscoll Building- Skibbereen, Co. Cork


'Building on the success of the last three annual shows, this Year’s “West Cork Creates” entitled “The Garden” is a dynamic and inspiring exhibition showing work made by visual artists, craftspeople, photographers and designers, working in collaborative partnerships to create beautiful and innovative works of art.'



- June 3rd- July 9th, Members' Exhibition, Uillinn- West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, County Cork

- May 21st & 22nd, 10am-6pm, Sheeps Head Yarn Festival, Sheep's Head Way- Bantry, Co. Cork

- 1st May, Ballydehob Jazz Festival Craft Fair- Ballydehob, Co. Cork

- January- February 2016, 'Winter Highlights' Exhibition at 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City



- 13th February, 11am-5pm, Valentine's Day Vintage & Handmade Fair, Organico Café- Bantry, County Cork


2015

- 12th November- 24th December 2015, Christmas Exhibition at 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

- 18th December, Uillinn Christmas Fair, Uillinn- West Cork Arts Centre, County Cork



- 5th December, Vintage Fair, Organico Café- Bantry, County Cork




- 12th-28th November, Fern Pop Up Shop- Bantry, County Cork


'Fern Pop-Up Shop was established in the Summer of 2015 by Carla Collins, Róisín Dunne and Lily Corcoran. With a shared love of Irish craft and good design, we set up Fern to support both emerging and established local and national makers and bring their work together in a beautiful shop setting.

We have drawn from our combined backgrounds which include shop management, retail display, graphic design and online promotion to create an amazing shopping experience. Many of the designer/ makers involved will work in the shop so customers can meet them in person.

In Fern Pop-Up Shops you can find a selection of homeware, stationery, jewellery and accessories, all Irish designed and made.'


28th November, Organico Craft Fair, Organico Café- Bantry, County Cork




21st-22nd November, Ballymaloe Craft & Design Festival- Ballymaloe House, County Cork





The Craft & Design Festival at Ballymaloe is back for its sixth year this November 21st & 22nd running from 10am - 6pm each day

With a national reputation for showcasing a wide variety of high-end craft professionals, the Craft & Design Festival at Ballymaloe is the pre-eminent crafts retail show south of Dublin for the winter season. Ballymaloe’s Big Shed venue joined the Grainstore for the first time in 2014 and now offers visitors more than 100 stands to enjoy between the two venues.

Located side-by-side on the Ballymaloe estate, access to seasonal gift needs couldn't be easier. Visitors can discover quality textiles, pottery, jewellery, wood turning, glass work, paper crafts, fine art, children's toys, cosmetics, confectionery, knitted textiles, kids clothing, handmade dolls and much more.

The Craft & Design Festival at Ballymaloe offers a complete day out for all the family, with a wide variety of hot food stands under cover in the Big Shed. With a large seating area available for visitors, you can shop and eat in the comfort of East Cork’s favourite country estate.


13th-15th November, Craft + Design Fair 2015- Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork City





The Lewis Glucksman Gallery Craft and Design Fair showcases high quality Irish craft and design in the beautiful setting of the gallery’s award-winning exhibition spaces. The Craft Fair has been established since 2008 and has developed into a successful partnership between the gallery, craft makers and designers within Ireland, as well as becoming one of Ireland’s most prestigious fairs.

Open 1- 7pm Friday 13, 10 - 6pm Saturday 14 & 11 - 5pm Sunday 15 November 2015



18th September, Cork Culture Night- 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City




Following on from their summer series of exhibitions paying homage to Cork ‘Me Daza’, 2020 continue to celebrate the wealth of artistic talent in our home town and county with a showcase of local artists from the gallery’s stable.



7th August - 13th September, West Cork Creates- 'Together' Exhibition, O'Driscoll Gallery, Main Street (just off), Levis' Quay, Skibbereen, County Cork

The third annual ‘West Cork Creates’ exhibition is set to become a firm favourite with Cork Craft Month visitors. Entitled ‘Together’ the focus for this year’s exhibition is innovation and creativity in design and will demonstrate through working together something new can be created which is greater than the sum of its parts. Craftspeople have formed collaborative partnerships with a designer/photographer/ or artists to conceive of and create truly innovative work, bringing together a wide variety of skills and expertise. Featuring functional, decorative or practical pieces to delight and inspire.
My work can be found in the exhibition shop, open Mon – Sat. 11am- 6pm

June 30th- August 31st 2015- 'Me Daza - An homage to Cork's architecture & landscape' Exhibition at 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City


'This Spring and Summer we, at 2020, are paying homage to our glorious home, Cork! It is a city and county with unsurpassable attributes and we are focusing a pair of exhibitions on two of it's strongest.

Entitled Me Daza, a term used in Cork to describe something wonderful, these two exhibitions will focus first, from April 28th to June 13th on Cork's gourmet food culture featuring work from a selection of gallery artists on a culinary theme. Then, from June 30th to August 31st, part two of our homage to Cork will celebrate the magnificent architecture and landscape of the city and county!'


April 28th- August 31st 2015- 'Me Daza - A Tribute to Cork's Gourmet Culture' Exhibition at 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

Image of Irish Arts Review ©2020 Art Gallery


19th August- 5th September, 'HOME’ Exhibition, James O’Neill Building (former The Old Mill), Kinsale, County Cork

A group exhibition and pop up shop featuring beautiful and useful items for contemporary or traditional homes – furniture, lighting, ceramics, textiles, framed pieces & more. This is an extra special ‘pop up’ craft event featuring an eclectic selection of work by Cork Craft & Designs members. A haven of handmade items for the home, this event will include furniture, textiles, ceramics, woodturning and framed pieces to suit all budgets and tastes. This is your ideal opportunity to pick up a locally made item to enhance your home or an extra special gift for someone else’s home. Open 10am - 6pm

August 1st- 29th 2015- 'Island Makery'- August Craft Month 2015, Kiln & Loom, Belfast





9th- 20th August, 'Craft in the Atrium' Exhibition, City Hall, Cork City

A special selection of local craftspeoples work will be on display during Cork Craft Month. Open Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm.



August 1st- August 6th‪- 'Papergirl Bristol', Edwardian Cloakroom, Bristol, UK
Preview July 31st at 7pm. 

Papergirl is an art project, founded in Berlin, which is in the style of American paperboys distributing rolls of art pieces to the public. The rolls of art all contain original artwork. Art is collected, exhibited, and then distributed on bicycles.

Papergirl Bristol interviewed me for the blog and you can read the interview here.


June 20th- August 1st 2015- Bantry Pop Up Shop


A fabulous selection of gifts, photographs, vintage finds, furniture, homeware and accessories - all made in Cork.



June 20th- July 11th 2015- 'Members’ Exhibition 2015', Uillinn- West Cork Arts Centre, County Cork

This is a group exhibition celebrating visual art in West Cork.



July 4th, 2015-  'Papergirl Calgary's Exchange Show with Papergirl Bristol', Canada

May 2015- Festival Market at Ballydehob Jazz Festival.


Ballydehob Jazz Festival took place during the May bank holiday weekend. On Sunday 3rd May, you could find me at the Festival Market in Ballydehob Community Hall from 10am-5/6pm. There was a range of stalls and a great mix of local arts and crafts, antiques, books and food. You can read more about the festival on the website.

April 2015Kinsale Craft Corner, Kinsale, County Cork
During Kinsale's Taste the Wild Atlantic Way Street Food Festival I had a stall at Kinsale Craft Corner at the Temperance Hall in the centre of Kinsale town. Read more about this here

March 2015- Art & Design Cloister, Kenmare Lace Festival, County Kerry
I was one of the invited designers at the Art & Design Cloister at this years Kenmare Lace Festival.



2014

December 2014- Pop up Exhibition, Uillinn - West Cork Arts Centre, County Cork



November -December 2014- No Time like the Present Christmas Exhibition, 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City




November 2014- The Coffee Art Project, Paris



28 June –19 July- West Cork Arts Centre Members Exhibition 2014, County Cork


Read more about this exhibition here

March 2014- The Coffee Art Project, Brick Lane, London


2013

November 2013- No Time like the Present Exhibition, 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

November 2013- Little Dudes Exhibition, Urban Spree Berlin


July 2013- ‘Summer Daze’ Group Exhibition, 2020 Art Gallery, Cork

June 2013- West Cork Arts Centre Members Exhibition, County Cork

May 2013- All in the Detail Exhibition, Berlin



2012

December 2012- Christmas Group Exhibition, Artist Gift Gallery, Co. Dublin

December 2012- 'No Time Like The Present' at 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

September 2012- In Black & White Exhibition- Culture Night, 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

August 2012- ‘Schull Silent Auction’, Charity Exhibition Schull, West Cork




2011

December 2011- Elsa & Gogo Pop Up Shop, Cork City

November 2011- 'No Time Like The Present' Christmas Exhibition, 2020 art Gallery, Cork City

July-September 2011- Best of Buds Florists, South Mall, Cork City

August 2011- Art in Schull, County Cork

August 2011- Perfect Vision Exhibition, 2020 Art Gallery, Cork City

July-August 2011- Half and Half Exhibition-OPPOSITES

July 2011 -‘Art in Schull, Arts Festival, Schull, West Cork


May 2011- Suas Exhibition, Cork City



2010

October 2010- Exhibition with Eleanor Reilly, Cork Coffee Roasters

October 2010- For the Love of Offset, Dublin

October 2010- Half and Half Exhibition, Cork City

October 2010- Salon at the Bodega Exhibition, Cork City

July 2010- Art in Schull, Arts Festival, Schull, West Cork

July 2010- ‘Pen Pal Pears’ Exhibition, Little Ghost Gallery, Kilkenny



2009

August 2009- Kats Eye Exhibition, Coach Road Gallery&Studios, Kilkenny
July 2009- Art in Schull, Arts Festival, Schull, West Cork