Project launch at Monaghan Arts Office, Market House Monaghan.
Pending Workshops at Enniskillen Visual Arts Open 2016
SpiritStore Socially Engaged Art Project 2009 – 2011
SpiritStore Art Café 2009
Founded SpiritStore Art Project, negotiated access
and occupied a defunct infamous Limerick public house.
Refurbished space for purpose.
Operated a social art space, an Art Cafe open to the
public as a venue and a functioning cafe.
Directed art project with cohort of twenty artists .
Programmed over 100 events, with open curatorial philosophy.
The Sarsfield Bar, Limerick city.
SpiritStore CATDIG 2010
Directed art project. Initiated, coordinated, programmed and ran
a three day street arts festival.
Negotiated spaces with traders and city council for
EV+A 2010 International Visual Art Exhibition.
Festival now under traders managemnet in its 6th year,
renamed 'TomCat' to incorporate the addition
of Thomas street.
Catherine Street Limerick city
SpiritStore Packet&Tripe 2010
Invited a collaboration with Teaspach Theatre Company to
cook and serve Packet and Tripe, a traditional
Limerick dish at the opening of EV+A 2010
International Visual Art Exhibition
SpiritStore Inkstorm Poetry Depot 2010/11
Initiated a collaboration with Inkstorm Poets, Galway.
Together devised a co-writing public poetry writing event, writing
draft poems directly from conversations between poets
and public participants. Hosted by;
2010 Culture Night Limerick
2011 Made in Temple Bar, Arts Festival, Dublin
2011 Flatlakes Literary and Arts Festival, Monaghan
2011 CATDIG, Arts Festival, Limerick
2011 Culture Night Limerick
2011 Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway
Workshop Series on Interaction Design *
Department of Visual Communication Design, Arts Academy, Split, Croatia 2008 - Collaborator /Workshop Leader
*Visual Communications Department, Academy of Fine Arts, Split: Art workshops works from 2006 – 2008. Salon Grand Prix Winner (ULUPUH Croatian Association of Visual Artists of Applied Arts)43rd Zagrebacki Salon, Croatia '08/‘09
Funded by EU Convivo Summer School in Interaction Design. Bollnas, Sweden 2007
Science Foundation Ireland funded project, the Interaction Design Centre 2005
City of Flowers
Funded by EU Convivo Summer School in Interaction Design. Timisoara, Romania 2005
SHAPE - Re-Tracing the Past - EU project (Situating Hybrid Assemblies in Public Environments) Interaction Design Centre
Site specific exhibition, Hunt Museum, Limerick, ireland 2004
Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Research Innovation Fund at the Interaction Design Centre, University of Limerick. 2002-2004