Curriculum Vitae

Born 1976
From Connemara, Co.Galway
Lives and works in Dublin


2004 – 2006          National College of Art and Design, Dublin, MFA Painting
1994 – 1998          Limerick School of Art and Design, B.A Painting

Solo Exhibitions

2016          somewhere in the middle, Limerick City Gallery of Art
2016          hardly audible, mother’s tankstation, Dublin
2015          Field, RUA RED, Gallery 1, Dublin
2014          Far and Wide, The Dock, Leitrim
2012          Site Line, The LAB, Dublin
2010          Fading not Ending, Roscommon Arts Centre, Roscommon

Group exhibitions

2017          Paris Internationale Art Fair with mother’s tankstation gallery, Rue Beranger, Paris
2017          The way things go: An Homage, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
2017          Art Basel Hong Kong, mother’s tankstation
2017          Augmented Geology, KARST, Plymouth, U.K
2017          This is not architecture, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
2017          In Vitrú, Hunt Museum, Limerick
2016          Paris Internationale, mother’s tankstation, Avenue, D’Iéna, Paris
2016          Annual exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
2015          Tulca, Galway
2015          Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast
2015          Futures Anthology, RHA, Dublin
2014          Persona, ArtBox Projects, Dublin. Curated by Hilary Murray
2014          184th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
2014          Re-Framing the Domestic in Irish Art, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
2013          Pallas Periodical Review, Pallas Projects, Dublin
2013          Futures, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
2013          Lacuna, Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2013          Royal Ulster Academy 132nd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast
2013          Sluice Art Fair, (Jim Ricks Projects), Artist/Curator Art Fair, London.
2013          Claremorris Open, Co. Mayo
2013          What has been shall always never be again, Ormston House, Limerick
2013          Nailing Jelly to the Wall, Monster Truck Gallery at Catalyst Arts, Belfast.
2013          Artists on Architecture, Áras an Chontae, Tullamore, Co.Offaly.
2012          Winter Group Show, Taylor Galleries, Dublin
2012          Claremorris Open, Co. Mayo.
2011          Pallas Periodical Review, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
2011          Constellations, Éigse Carlow Arts Festival, Visual, Carlow
2011          181st Annual exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
2009          Preponderance of the Small, Off site, Gallery 3, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
2009          Make Shift & Bend, CGP, London
2008          Timbuktu, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
2008          After All, Sligo Art Gallery
2008          Made on Monday, BroadstoneXL, Dublin
2008          The Space in Between, Basement Gallery, Dundalk
2007          The Sleep Of Reason, Crawford Open, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
2007          Fear Not, Íontas, Sligo Art Gallery
2007          Building castles in the air, Draíocht Arts Centre, Dublin
2007          Some Kinda Monster, Galway Arts Centre
2006          Tulca, Galway Arts Centre
2006          MFA exhibition, The Digital Hub, Dublin
2005          Claremorris Open, Co.Mayo.
2005          ÚR, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France
2003          50/50, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
2001          Éigse, Carlow Arts Festival

Awards / Residencies

2016          Production Residency, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2015          Project studio, Temple Bar Gallery+Studios
2014          Bursary Award, The Arts Council
2013          The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2013          Bursary Award, The Arts Council
2012          Claremorris Open Award
2011          Bursary Award, The Arts Council
2011          Travel and Training Award, The Arts Council
2011          Atlantic Centre for the Arts, USA. Artist in Residence Program with Diana Cooper
2010          Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
2008          Triangle Arts International Workshop, DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York City
2008          Travel and Training Award, Arts Council of Ireland
2007          Artist in residence, Draíocht Arts Centre, Dublin
2007          Thomas Dammann Memorial Travel Award, Royal Hibernian Academy
2003          Visual Art Joint Purchase Scheme, The Arts Council of Ireland
2001          Residency at Artists Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica, Central America
2001          Travel Award, Arts Council of Ireland


2016          Patrick Murphy, Sara Baume ‘somewhere in the middle’, texts for exhibition at Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2016          mother’s tankstation, text for hardly audible solo exhibition
2015          Rowan Sexton, Field, text for exhibition at RUA RED
2014          Aidan Dunne, ‘Forgetting the theory and focusing on the work’, The Irish Times, June 5th
2014          Cristín Leach Hughes, ‘The art of storytelling’, The Sunday Times, June 1st
2013          Cristín Leach Hughes, ‘An A for academic effort’, Culture, The Sunday Times, Dec 1st
2012          Gemma Tipton, Site Line Review, Critics Picks,, July
2012          Aidan Dunne, ‘Lost and found and reworked’, The Irish Times, July 6th
2012          Site Line, Lecool online magazine,, Issue 144, June 25th
2012          Mary Cremin, ‘Site Line’, text for exhibition at The LAB
2010          Aidan Dunne, ‘Boyle captures the new and noteworthy’, The Irish Times, July 28th
2008          Declan McGonagle, ‘The Space in between‘, Circa online,
2008          Aidan Dunne, ‘Open Season on Corks Vertical Invaders’, The Irish Times, January 30th
2007          Susan Thompson, ‘Some Kinda Monster’, Circa online,
2007          Aidan Dunne, ‘Boxing Clever’, The Irish Times, June15th
2006          Aidan Dunne, ‘Students pile the metaphors high’, The Irish Times, June 9th