Exhibitions & Awards


‘Mary Plunkett, Caroline Bond & Siobhan Hyde’
Graphic Studio Gallery, May 5 – 28. www.graphicstudiodublin.com

‘Graphic Explorations’, 32 years of student work from Distillers Press, NCAD
National Print Museum, Dublin, Dec 10 2015 – April 2016. www.nationalprintmuseum.ie


‘Winter Exhibition, 2015’
Graphic Studio Gallery, December 3 – January 16, 2016. www.graphicstudiodublin.com

‘Summer Ensemble’
Graphic Studio Gallery, July 7 – September 5. www.graphicstudiodublin.com

‘Words & Fragments’
Hamilton Gallery Offsite at the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, solo show, June 2 – July 29. www.hawkswell.com

‘Poetic Prints’
Graphic Studio Gallery, June 4 – 27. www.graphicstudiodublin.com

‘Royal Hibernian Academy 185th Annual Exhibition’
RHA Gallery, Dublin, May 25 – August 08. www.rhagallery.ie

‘Exquisite Editions’
National Print Museum, March 4 – April 2015. www.nationalprintmuseum.ie


‘Celebrating Tradition’
Graphic Studio Gallery, Dec 4 – February 1 2015. www.graphicstudiodublin.com

‘Annual Members Show’
Belfast Print Workshop, Dec 4. www.bpw.org.uk

‘Dublin Art Book Fair’
Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Nov 6–9. www.templebargallery.com

RHA Gallery, Dublin, Oct 30 – Nov 2. www.rhagallery.ie

‘Summer Show’
Graphic Studio Gallery, July 17 – August 28. www.graphicstudiodublin.com

‘Royal Hibernian Academy 184 Annual Exhibition
RHA Gallery, Dublin, May 25 – August 17. www.rhagallery.ie

‘A Natural Selection’
100 Aspects of the National Botanic Gardens www.anaturalselectiongsd.com
The Lavit Gallery, Cork, March 18 – April 8.
Galleri Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden, April 27 – May 25. www.galleriastley.com
Royal Dublin Society Library, Dublin, June 11- July 4.  www.rds.ie/library
The Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, June 13 – August 30. www.hamiltongallery.ie

‘If Ever You Go at the National Print Museum’
Exhibition and demonstration of letterpress printing as part of ‘One City One Book’, April 27. www.nationalprintmuseum.ie

‘Wild Flowers from Nature’
Belfast Print Workshop, solo show, March 6-30. www.bpw.org.uk



‘Winter Exhibition’
Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, group show, December 5 – January 25.

‘A Natural Selection’
100 Aspects of the National Botanic Gardens
The National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, November 14 – December 5.
Greenacres Gallery, Wexford, December.

‘Strumpet City’
Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, group show, July 11 – Aug 24.

‘Strumpet City at the National Print Museum’
Exhibition and demonstration of letterpress printing as part of ‘One City One Book’, April 13.



Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, group show, December 1.

‘Ulysses Strands’
collaboration with Jamie Murphy in association with LiberateUlysses.
National Print Museum, Dublin, 13 June – 26 Aug.

‘NIVAL exhibition’
National Print Museum, Dublin, June 13 – August 26. www.nival.ie

A curated selection of visual arts documentation from the National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL), NCAD Gallery, Dublin, April 26 – May 26. www.ncad.ie/about/gallery

‘Crafting Type: the power of language and the hands that craft it.’
The Factory, Dublin. Group exhibition run concurrently with Offset festival,
March 8 – 12.



‘Imaginary Menagerie’ (with Hand & Eye Letterpress)
Text/gallery; So Far, the Future, London, group show, October 11–23.

‘Institute of Designers in Ireland Best of Graduate Design Exhibition’
NCAD Gallery, Dublin, September 15 – November 5.

‘RDS Student Art Awards Travelling Exhibition’
Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, August 19 – October 7.

‘Boxid Round III’
No Grants Gallery, Dublin, group show, August 31.

‘RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition’
RDS, Dublin, July 28  – 29, August 3 – 7.

‘NCAD Graduate Exhibition (MA)’
Department of Visual Communication, NCAD, Dublin, June 10 – 19.



National Irish Visual Arts Library
National Library of Ireland
Trinity College Library (Rare Books)
Distillers Press, National College of Art & Design
National Print Museum
Special Collections Russell Library and JPII Library NUI Maynooth



December 2011
Winner of Print of the Year, Irish Print Awards (for MA book: Night Prayer)
Winner of Books Category, Irish Print Awards.

October 2011
Winner of Masters Award, IDI Graduate Award, (Institute of Designers in Ireland)


Residency / Internship

Jan – Feb 2014
Artist in Residence, Belfast Print Workshop.
I was awarded the 2014 UK & Ireland residency: a month of access to their facilities, assistance from the Studio Manager and a stipend. The residency was followed by a solo show in their gallery in March.

Sept 2012 – 2013
Designer in Residence, Distillers Press.
Department of Visual Communication, National College of Art and Design (NCAD).
One year residency in which I assisted with teaching the undergraduates in their letterpress projects, collaborated with visiting artists & designers, assisted in the day-to-day running of the press and focussed on my own letterpress work.

Aug – Nov 2011
Hand & Eye Letterpress, Whitechapel, London.
Under the Leonardo Grant, received a three month internship. Assisted with interns guiding them through basic setting & introduction to printing. Made galley proofs on a FAG 525; made relevant corrections to monotype; catalogued monotype matrices; brought wood type to height; prepared pages for forme; designed and printed posters.


Talks / Demonstrations


Graphic Studio Gallery, demonstration of letterpress printing, July.

Embroidery Guild of Ireland, May.

Drawn to the Page Symposium, Trinity College, March.



National Print Museum, talk as part of Letterpress Seminar, October.

National Print Museum, Lecture Series, May.

Typography Ireland, April.


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