sarah o'brien bio

bio / request information

SARAH O'BRIEN

Cork, Ireland
Lives and works in Cork, Ireland

EDUCATION

2012 - Postgraduate Diploma research in Pedagogical Approaches, DIT, Dublin
2007- MFA Painting, NCAD, Dublin
2003 - BA Fine Art, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
· Who is Gosh?, Sarah Walker Gallery, Castletownbere, Co.Cork, Ireland

2012
· STUTTER and FLUID, Bar 8, Galway, Curated by Alicia Lydon/Galway Arts Centre

2011
· A CIRCLE DANCE, Draiocht Arts Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin

2008
·VERY COMMON GLORY, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin. Curator Gavin Murphy

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
·STREAM PROJECTS LIMERICK. Selected by Mark O’Gorman. Stream Projects, Dublin

2017
· ART WORKS, Visual , Carlow. Selected by Eoin Dara and Emma Lucy O’Brien.2016
· POSTCARD SHOW, Sirius Arts Centre, Cork
· THE END, Soma Contemporary, Waterford
· UNFOLD, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen. Project in conjunction with Cork CountyCouncil Arts Office and Cork Printmakers

2013
· THE KINDLY ONES, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork. Gallery intervention curated by Stephen McGlynn to coincide with artist publication, Pilot Plot, book launch - BERLIN ROOM, Studio of Pontus Lindvall, Neukolln, Berlin

2012
· Galway Arts Centre, SYNC, Curated by Maeve Mulrennan and John Twomey.
· EIGSE 2012, Visual, Carlow. Curated by Barbara Dawson and Brian Duggan

2011
· EverythingSoon, The Joinery, Dublin. Curated by Mianda Driscoll

2010
· HOLDING TOGETHER, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Curated by Barry White, Sheena Malone and Michael Hill

2009
· PAPERWORK, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
· CLAREMORRIS OPEN 2009, Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Curated by Tom Morton, Hayward Galleries, London

2008
· TIMBUKTU, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
· WINTER SALON, Temple Bar Galleries & Studios, Dublin
· FAX ON/ FAX OFF, Artist Led Archive, Galway Arts Centre and Catalyst, Belfast, Curator Megs Morley

2007
· BIG STORE, Temple Bar Galleries & Studios, Dublin
· Broadcast here, Broadcast Gallery, DIT. Curator Mark Garry and Jesse Jones
· CITY OF STRANGERS, TULCA’07, Galway. Curator Aideen Barry and Louise Manifold
· WEATHER PERMITTING, g126 (off-site) Lough Corrib, Headford, Co.Galway
· ART TRAIL 2007, Backwater Artists Group, Cork
· Invitation to produce a site specific drawing installation. Irske kunststudenter, Galleri Barbara, Sunndal Kulturhus, Oratorget, Norway.
· NCADMFA Degree Show, The Digital Hub, Dublin

 

AWARDS

 

2015/16

  • Cork County Council, Cork Printmakers & West Cork Arts Centre Unfold project. Selected as one of 3 artists to participate in a project that facilitates an exploration of printmaking through a supported, mentoring process. Culminates in exhibition at Uilinn, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen

2013

  • Dublin City Council Tyrone Guthrie Residency Award

2012

  • Arts Council of Ireland, Young People Children and Education (YPCE) Bursary.2011 Temple Bar Galleries and Studios. (TBG&S) Project Studio Award

2006

  • Thomas Dammann Student Travel Award, Royal Hibernian Academy

 

RESIDENCIES 

2016

  • The Guesthouse Project, Cork. 1 month residency including artist presentations

2014

  • Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Newbliss, Co.Monaghan. Dublin City Council Arts O ce Award (2 weeks)

2011

  • WORLDS END, The Guesthouse, Cork, in conjunction with National Sculpture Factory and Crawford College of Art and Design

2010

  • West Cork Arts Centre, Artist in Residence, March 2010

2009

  • Curfew Tower Residency, Cushendall, Co. Antrim. Curated by VOID, Derry

2006

  • Mount Graham International Observatory, Sa ord, AZ. USA. Studio research residency at Univer- sity of Arizona, supported by RHA, Dublin

 

 

biorequest information