CV

screen-shot-2016-06-04-at-10-32-28Art Education & Practice:

  • 13th August 2016: “Demonstrations in stone carving with Michelle Byrne and Martin Lyttle” for Visual Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Assistant to Eileen MacDonagh for her major exhibition “Lithosphere” at Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland (February 2012)
  • Stone Sculpture Symposium, Salzburg Summer Acedemy of Fine Art, tutored by Eileen MacDonagh and Suzanne Tunn (12th July – 23rd August)
  • September 2007: Portland Sculpture and Quarry Trust – 3 week Sculpture course

Art Awards/Commissions

  • October 2016: “Blastoid” commissioned by the Irish Geoscience Network.
  • May 2016: Lilly Pod”commissioned by Dame Philippa Bayliss
  • June 2016: “Ogham teaching Stone” commissioned by Blackstairs Ecotrails .
  • June 2010: Completed “Cherryorchard phase II, Enniscorthy” percent for Art commission
  • March 2009: Shortlisted for Shamrock Plaza public art commission competition.
  • 2008, 2016 & 2017 Carlow Arts Act Grant

Symposia:

  • September 2009: Sliabh Gearr Granite Symposium, Killann, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

Exhibitions:

  • 21st June  – 3rd September 2017: Richard Scott Sculpture at Ballymaloe, Shanagary, Co. Cork
  • May 2017: Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Annual Exhibition 2012 (2 works accepted)
  • 8th September – 21st October 2016: Sculpture in Context, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.
  • 2nd July  – 16th October 2016: Possiblities of Place,  The Nine Stone Artists: Visual Centre of Contemporary Arts, Carlow.
  • 21st June  – 31st August 2016: Form at Ballymaloe, Shanagary, Co. Cork
  • May 2015: The AIB Eigse Open Submission 2015, Carlow Arts Festival, Visual, Carlow
  • May 2015: The Nine Stone Artists, Eigse Carlow Arts Festival, The Gate Lodge, St Patricks College, Carlow
  • 09 May – 30 June 2015: OAK 2015 at Killenure Castle, Dundrum, Co. Tipperary
  • 28 June – 28 September 2014: Form at Ballymaloe, Shanagary, Co. Cork
  • 13 -22 June 2014: Dublin Biennial, CHQ Building, IFSC, Docklands, Dublin 1
  • 13 -15 June 2014: The Nine Stone Artists (Borris House Writer Festival), Main Street, Borris, Co. Carlow
  • 17 July – 1 September 2013: Form at Mount Juliet, Co. Kilkenny
  • June – September 2012: Uddenskulptur, Sweden
  • June 2012: The Nine Stone Artists, Eigse Exhibition, Deighton Hall, Carlow
  • May 2012: Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Annual Exhibition 2012
  • October 2011, “A Showcase of Art by Old Columbans”, St Columba’s College, Rathfarnham, Dublin.
  • June 2011: The Nine Stone Artists, Eigse Fringe Exhibition, Borris House
  • May 2011: Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Annual Exhibition 2011
  • October 2009: Sliabh Gearr Sculptures (Granite Symposium) Exhibition, The Norman Gallery
  • June 2009: The Nine Stones Artists, The Norman Gallery
  • June 2009: Carlow Eigse Open Exhibition
  • May 2009: Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Annual Exhibition 2009
  • May 2009: Sculpture at the Hallward
  • June 2008:  Carlow Eigse Open Exhibition
  • August 25 – September 11, 2005: 9 Stone Artists – group exhibition, Norman Gallery, Rathnure, Co. Wexford. Photographs Exhibited.
  • December 2004: 9 Stone Artists – group exhibition, Carlow. Geology Photographs Exhibited

Education:

  • 1990 BEng (Honours) in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics, Portsmouth Polytech, England.
  • 1987 National Diploma in Mineral Engineering, Athlone Regional Technical College, Ireland.

Geology/Engineer Work:

  • 2007 – Stone Sculpture
  • 1999 – 2015. Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist in Ireland
  • 1990 – 99. Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist in South Wales
  • 1987 – 88. Mineral Exploration in Ireland. Geophysics and stream sediment sampling (Gold panning)