2012 - 2013 Leonardo Da Vinci PLM Work Placement: Nyholm Cantrell Glas, Denmark 2008 - 2012 Bachelor of Design (Glass) and History of Art and Design Joint Course 1st Class Honours, National College of Art and Design, Ireland 2011 International Exchange Student (4 months), Southern Illinois University, USA 1998 - 2001 Bachelor of Education, Queensland University of Technology, Australia 1993 - 1996 Bachelor of Teaching, Australian Catholic University, McAuley Campus, Australia
PROFESSIONAL GLASS/ART EXPERIENCE
2015 De La Torre Brothers, Residency Assistant, Ebeltoft Glas Museum, Denmark 2015 - (current position) Ebeltoft Glass Museum Studio, Studio Manager, Production Glassblower, Ebeltoft, Denmark 2014 Jack Wax, Teaching Assistant, Ebeltoft Glass Museum, Denmark 2013 - 2015 Ebeltoft Glass Museum Studio, Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark 2014 Wilfried Markus Studio, Glassblower, Rheinfelden, Germany 2014 Pilchuck Glass School,Teaching assistant, James Harmon & Brynhildur Þorgeirsdóttir, USA 2014 Pilchuck Glass School,Teaching assistant, Roisin De Buitlear, USA 2013 - 2014 PUST Glas, Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark 2013 Tchai Munch (Ebeltoft Glass), Trine Drivsholm (Mohl & Drivsholm Glass), PUST Glas, Raven Skyriver, Jeannet Iskandar, Casual Assistant, Ebeltoft, Denmark 2012 Dam Karlslund Glass, Short Internship, Ebeltoft, Denmark 2012 Ned Cantrell, Teaching Assistant, Engelsholm Hoejskole, Denmark 2012 Nyholm Cantrell Glas, Assistant, Denmark 2011 The Irish Handmade Glass Company, Short Term Assistant, Ireland 2010 Irish Handmade Glass & Three Mobile Casting Project, Lead Co-ordinator, Ireland 2009 Moth to a Flame: Enterprise Ireland Development Research Project, Project/Product Developer, National College of Art and Design Dublin, Ireland
2016 Sally McCubbin, Glassblowing 2.0, Pilchuck Glass School, USA 2015 Rudy Faulkner, Get Your Goblet On, Berlin Glass, Germany 2014 Tim Edwards & Mel Douglas, Mapping the Surface, Pilchuck Glass School, USA 2010 Jennifer Halvorson, Press Mold Casting, Southern Illinois University, USA
2016 Nuutajärvi Artist In Residence, Lasikomppania, Nuutajärvi Finland 2016 Finn Lunggaard Award, Course Grant, Glasmuseets Venner, Denmark 2014 Nomination Pilchuck 'Corning Incorporated Scholarship' 2013 Thomas Dammann Junior Award Recipient: Research into Glass Makers of Ebeltoft Denmark, Travel Grant, Ireland 2012 Leonardo Da Vinci PLM Work Placement, Scholarship, Denmark 2012 Thesis Commendation N.C.A.D 2011- 2012 An Board National College of Art and Design, Student Representative to the Board 2011 RTE Craft Master Finalist Glass Category,
COLLECTIONS/ STOCKISTS Collection of Nuutajärvi Glass Museum,Nuutajärvi Finland. Collection of Gangtai Art Museum of Shanghai Gang Tai Cultural Development Co Ltd. Ebeltoft Glass Museum Boutique, Ebeltoft Denmark.
EXHIBITIONS 2018 Ireland Glass Biennial, Dublin, Ireland 2018 International Biennale of Glass 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria 2017 Århus Universitetshospital, Risskov, Denmark 2016 Vejle Kunstforening, Juleudstilling, Vejle, Denmark 2016 Fussingoslot Kunsthåndværkere Udstiller, Fussingoslot, Randers, Denmark 2016 Solas, Glass Society of Ireland Members Curated Exhibition, Wansford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland 2015 Solas, Glass Society of Ireland Members Curated Exhibition, Greyfriars Municipal Gallery, Waterford, Ireland, Hunt Gallery, Limerick, Ireland, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland 2015 Vejle Kunstforening, Juleudstilling, Vejle, Denmark 2014 Irish Wave, Shanghai, China 2013 Gather, Shanghai Xuhai Art Museum, Shanghai, China 2012 1001 Artists Digital Project: Art Takes Miami, Miami, USA 2012 Sculpture in Context, National Botanical Gardens, Dublin, Ireland 2012 Royal Dublin Society Student Art Awards, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Ireland 2012 Royal Dublin Society National Craft Competition, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin 2012 The Flaneur: Recent Graduates, Oliver Cornet Gallery, Dublin 2012 National College of Art and Design Graduate Exhibition, N.C.A.D, Dublin 2012 Art Shanghai 2012, Honggiao New Town Central, Shanghai, China 2012 Engaging With Glass: Contemporary Irish Glass Artists, Traver Gallery, Seattle, USA, 2012 Elements, Shingling Gallery, Shanghai, China 2011 Illuminating Glass, The Kenny Gallery, Galway. Ireland 2011 Engaging With Glass: Contemporary Glass Artists, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland 2011 Glass Likes Metal, Gallery Zozimus, Dublin, Ireland 2011 No Boundaries:Art in Architecture, Southern Illinois University, Illinois,USA
ASSOCIATIONS Glass Art Society / Glass Society of Ireland / Crafts Council of Ireland /