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Skills

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Javascript
  • WordPress CMS
  • PHP and MySQL (Basic)
  • Python (Basic)
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Digital Photography and photo editing
  • Wireframing/UI Mockups
  • After Effects (Basic)
  • Microsoft Office

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, First Year Art & Design Studies, NCAD
Lecturer, Classroom Practice & Teaching Methodologies, School of Education, NCAD
Visiting Lecturer, MA Socially Engaged Art, NCAD
Lead Tutor on Future Creators project operated by Digital Hub
Lecturer, Graphic Design, School of Education, NCAD
Lecturer, Digital Media, School of Education, NCAD
Tutor, Textile Design, CEAD, NCAD
Continual Professional Development Tutor for the Art Teachers’ Association in Embroidery, Film & Digital Media.


Commercial Experience

Freelance Web Developer and Graphic Designer (Ongoing)
Senior Graphic Designer, Web Developer & Product Developer, The Examcraft Group


Education & Qualifications

BA Computer Science, Dublin Institute of Technology (Ongoing)
Diploma Computer Science, KCFC (Distinction)
MA Textile Design, NCAD 2006-2008
BA Art and Design Education, NCAD, 2001-2005 (1.1)
Media Training in After Effects and Technology for Education


Selected Exhibitions

The Abandoned Project | June 2020 | Online group show with Cork Textile Network

Knit and Stitch, RDS | November 2019 | Group show with Cork Textile Network

Knit and Stitch, RDS | November 2018 | Group show

Triskel Arts Centre | June 2018 | Group show

Cork School of Music | November 2017 | Group show

Knit and Stitch Show RDS | November 2017 | Group show with Cork Textile Network

ArtWaves Festival Skerries | September 2017 | Group show

Knit and Stitch Show RDS | October 2016 | Group show with Cork Textile Network

MAKE 2 Symposium, Crawford College of Art and Design | March 2015 | Invited speaker at symposium with accompanying solo show

Culture Craft | August 2013 | Group exhibition as part of Derry City of Culture.

Lord Mayor’s Pavilion, Cork | June 2013 | Solo exhibition

Crafting Type | March  2012 | Group exhibition  in conjunction with the OFFSET 2012 Conference

RHA 180th Annual Exhibition | May  2010 | Exhibition of a stitched drawing in the “Invited Artists” section.

The Social Contract, NCAD Gallery | June  2009 | Dual artist show with Molly Mishkas. 

Art Ireland, RDS | November 2008 | Group exhibition at the Art Ireland Fair, RDS, Dublin.

Faith in Form | October 2008 | National juried exhibition

The RDS National Crafts Competition and Travelling Exhibition | August 2008 | National Crafts Competition Travelling Exhibition at Foxford Woollen Mills, National Craft Gallery, Strule Arts Centre and National Crafts & Design Fair, RDS.

The Grey Area, NCAD MA Exhibition | June 2008 | Masters Degree research exhibition

Amharc Fhine Gall V, Draíocht Arts Centre | March 2008 | “All In The Detail” group show including Logan McLain, Tracy Hanna, Deirdre Byrne, Lorna Fitzsimons and Jennifer Phelan.

White Sight, Hazel Williams Gallery | December 2007 | Group Show at The Hazel Williams Gallery as part of the Culture Night program in Kilkenny.

RDS National Crafts Competition & Traveling Exhibition | June 2007

The More Things Change, Ballina Arts Centre | January 2007 | Solo Exhibition of stitched drawings and drawings on canvas at the Ballina Arts Centre, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

The Knit and Stitch Show, RDS | November 2006 | Exhibition of stitched drawings at the Knit and Stitch Show, 2006 at the RDS, Dublin.


Awards

  • Crafts Council of Ireland Postgraduate Award 2008.
  • Awarded 1st Prize in the category of Traditional Embroidery, RDS National Crafts Competition.
  • Máirín O’Brien Flegg Memorial Award for Traditional Embroidery 2008.
  • Nominated for the IACI Muriel Gahan Scholarship and Development Grant 2008.
  • Awarded the Máirín O’Brien Flegg Memorial Award for Contemporary Embroidery 2007.
  • Winner of the Education Prize, NCAD, 2005.

Public Collections

Fingal County Council