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EDUCATION

2003-2005 MFA, University of Ulster, Belfast.
1999-2003 BA Art & Design Education, NCAD, Dublin.
1997-1999 GNVQ, North West Regional College, Derry.

SOLO SHOWS

2016 "PERFOMING NGI.988", The LAB Gallery, Dublin City Council, supported by the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art, The National Gallery of Ireland.
2016 "Adjoining Roles", A collaboration between John Beattie, Andrew Beccone of the Reanimation Library New York, and the Centre for The Study of Irish Art, National Gallery of Ireland, 2016.
2014 “A Line of Inquiry”, Fort Dunree Military Museum, curated by Declan Sheehan, Artlink, Co.Donegal.
2012 “An Artist, The Studio, and all the rest...”, RHA Gallery II&III, curated by Patrick Murphy, Dublin.
2011 “The Artist Studio Series”, The Process Room, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
2010 “The Artist Studio Series”, The Return Gallery, Goethe Institute, curated by Jonathan Carroll, Dublin.
2007 “The Artist Studio Series”, The Context Gallery off-site at Prehen House, Derry.
2007 “The Artist Studio Series”, The Orchard Gallery, curated by Declan Sheehan & Greg McCartney, Derry.
2005 “WORK”, Queen Street Studios & Gallery, Belfast.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 "Its Very New School", with Sarah Pierce, Sarah Browne, Mark O'Kelly, Maria Mc Kinney, Pricilla Fernandez, curated by Jennie Guy, RUA RED Gallery.
2014 “Hennessy Portrait Prize”, The National Gallery of Ireland, curated by Declan Long, Christine Leech,
Donald Teskey, Ann Hodge, Dublin.
2013 “Long Drawn Out’, Catalyst Arts Gallery, with Alice Maher, Tim Knowles, Christine Mackey, Belfast.
2013 “Resistance & Rebellion”, Artlink Fort Dunree, commissioned by Declan Sheehan, Co.Donegal.
2012 “Are We There Yet?”, commissioned for The McGill Summer School, curated by Fiona Mulholland,
Co.Donegal.
2012 “Crash”, with Abridged, curated by Greg McCartney, N.Ireland.
2011 “Studio”, John Graham Studio, curated by John Graham, Dublin.
2011 “Pencil to Plough”, The Cross Gallery, curated by Mark St.John Ellis, Dublin.
2011 “Viewing Program”, The Drawing Centre, New York.
2010 “All Colours Black II”, The Cross Gallery, curated by Mark St.John Ellis, Dublin.
2010 “RHA Annual”, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.
2009 “Work on Paper”, Pallas Contemporary Projects, curated by Gavin Murphy, Dublin.
2009 “Overview”, Elysium Gallery, Wales.
2009 “Fragile”, Le Carre Bonnat, Musee Bonnat, curated by Francois Loustau, France.
2008 “Once Removed”, Wexford Arts Centre, curated by Sean Lynch.
2008 “Fragile”, LOOP Art Fair, Espai Ubu, curated by Keith Patrick & Maites Lores, Barcelona.
2008 “Drawing Day”, IMMA, curated by Marguerite O’Molly, Dublin.
2008 “Galway Arts Festival”, Galway Institute of Art & Design.
2008 “The Plinian Sponge, Maybe?”, West Cork Arts Centre, Ballina Arts Centre, Cavan Arts Centre.
The Ashford Gallery, RHA, touring program.
2007 “Open Archive”, ARGOS, Centre for Art & Media, curated by Katerina Gregos, Brussels.
2006 “Four Lights”, Letterkenny Arts Centre, curated by John Cunningham.
2006 “EV+A”, Limerick City Gallery of Art, curated by Katerina Gregos.
2006 “Precaution”, IMMA, curated by Janice Hough, Marguerite O’Molly, Johanne Mullan.
2006 “02890”, The Bankley Art Gallery, curated by Jane Anderson, Manchester.
2006 “The Moore Street Lending Library”, curated by Sally Timmons & Declan Sheehan, Dublin.
2006 “Excursions Performance Festival”, curated by Pippa Little, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2005 “EV+A”, Limerick City Gallery of Art, curated by Dan Cameron.
2004 “John Moores 23”, The Walker Museum, Liverpool Biennial.

RESIDENCIES

2015 Apexart Fellowship, March to April, Apexart, New York.
2013 Artlink Fort Dunree, Co.Donegal.
2011 The Artist Residency Program, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.
2010 Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, project studio, Dublin.
2010 The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.
2006-2009 Fire Station Artists’ Studios, Dublin.
2005 Drioacht, Blanchardstown, Dublin.
2004 Queen Street Studios, Belfast.

AWARDS

2016 'Visual Artust Bursary Award', The Arts Council of Ireland.
2015 “Travel & Training Award”, The Arts Council of Ireland.
2013 Donegal County Council Arts Grant.
2012 “Visual Artist Projects Award”, The Arts Council of Ireland.
2010 “Visual Artist Bursary Award”, The Arts Council of Ireland.
2007 “Visual Artist Bursary Award”, The Arts Council of Ireland.
2006 “Visual Artist Bursary Award”, The Arts Council of Ireland.
2006 Donegal County Council Arts Grant.
2005 Donegal County Council Arts Grant.
2005 Open EV+A Award, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2003-2005 Arts Humanities Research Board Award.

PUBLICATIONS

2014 Visual Artists Ireland, VAN: “How I Made This”, March/April edition.
2012 Visual Artists Ireland, VAN: “How I Made This”, September/October edition.
2012 Line Exploring Space: a response to The IMMA Drawing Collection, design by New Graphic,
commissioned by IMMA’s National Program.
2007 John Beattie, Artist catalogue, published by The Context Gallery, Derry. Essay’s by Brian Fay (Head of
Fine Art DIT, Dublin), and Dr. Christa Mia Lerm Hayes (University of Ulster, Belfast).

SELECTED PRESS AND REVIEWS

2013 Enclave 6, review of solo show at The RHA, by Dr. Pippa Little.
2012 Long Drawn Out, review of group show at Catalyst Arts Gallery, by Slavka Sverakova.
2011 From The Studio of, review of residency period at IMMA, by Alive McCormack.
2010 “The Artist Studio Series”, review of solo show at The Goethe Institute, by Rebecca O’Dwyer.
2010 The Irish Times, review of “All Colours Black II”, by Aidan Dunne.
2008 The Irish Times, review of “The Galway Arts Festival”, by Aidan Dunne.
2008 The Irish Times, review of “Once Removed”: “The Lynch Mob is coming”, by Aidan Dunne.
2007 Open Archive, ARGOS, by Katerina Gregos.
2007 “Distance, The Studio, The Big House, and Painting”, John Beattie at Prehen House, by Dr. Christa
Mia Lerm Hayes.
2007 “Casting a new: Contemporary Drawing Practices and Strategies”, by Brian Fay.
2007 “Thinking outside the box”, Inish Times, by Simon McGeedy.
2006 The Irish Arts Review Magazine, review of EV+A 2006, by Marianne O’Kane Boyle.
2005 “Perambulations”, EV+A 2005, by Dan Cameron.
2005 The Irish Times; “Fringe takes on a subtle approach”, by Aidan Dunne.
2005 02890, Circa Magazine, by Tim Stott.
2005 The Moore Street Lending Library, Circa Magazine, by Catherine Skanky.
2005 “No Painting, No Politics”, University of Ulster, by Dr. Christa Mia Lerm Hayes.
2004 “John Moores 23”, The Liverpool Post.

LECTURES/TALKS/EDUCATION

2014 Thinking Visual, collaborative project with Blessington Community College, curated by Jennie Guy.
2014 The Mobile Art School, collaborative project with White Cross NS, curated by Jennie Guy.
2014 Fort Dunree Military Museum, lecture on development of “A Line of Inquiry”.
2013 The Drawing Project, “Approaches to Contemporary Drawing”, IADT, Dun Laoghaire.
2013 Presentation of practice, Catalyst Arts Gallery, Belfast.
2011 “Approaches to Contemporary Drawing”, in collaboration with IMMA’s National Program and The
Bealtaine Festival, Kerry.
2011 Studio Seminar, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin.
2011 Guest Artist, Limerick School of Art & Design.
2011 Presentation of Practice, Faber Studios, Limerick.
2011 “Approaches to Contemporary Drawing”, in collaboration with IMMA’s National Program and The
Drawing Collection, at Tipperary Institute of Further & Higher Education.
2010 Guest Artist, Limerick School of Art & Design.
2009 Art Facilitator, in collaboration with IMMA’s National Program at Friars Gate Theatre, Limerick.
2009 Visiting Lecturer, The National College of Art & Design, Sculpture Department, Dublin.
2008 Visiting Lecturer, Limerick School of Art & Design.
2007 Visiting Lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast.
2005-2007 Co ordinator of The Visual Arts, North West Academy of Arts, North West Regional College,
Derry. Supported The EU Peace & Reconciliation Program.