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1986-90 DCVEC Clay Modelling and Ceramics.
1990-91 DCVEC Metal Sculpture.
1991-95 NCAD Bronze Casting.
1986-89 Grafton academy of Design.

2010 ‘ Elements of Sculpture’, Mullen Gallery Belfast
‘Elements of Sculpture’ ’Solomon Fine Art Dublin
2006 ‘Shadow’, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2002 ‘Humanitatum’, Co Meath
1999 ‘Element of Pleasure’, Origin Gallery, Dublin
1997 ‘Sensual Impact’, Origin Gallery, Dublin

2009 Solomon fine art, the Merrion Dublin.
Spring Forms, Solomon Fine art, Kildare.
Mullan Gallery Group show, Belfast
2008 Iveagh Gardens, Outdoor Sculpture show, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
Bracken House, Outdoor Sculpture, Gormley,s Fine Art, Dublin.
CASE 08, Lavit Gallery, Cork.
Mullan Gallery, group show Belfast.
2007 ‘Collectables’ Solomon Gallery, Dublin
Opera Festival outdoor exhibition (large works) Wexford.
Group Show, Green acres Gallery, Wexford.
2006 ‘Collectibles’, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
Opera Festival, outdoor exhibition, Wexford.
Gallery group show Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
Group Show Private Collectors Gallery, Cork.
2005 ‘Sculpture and Gardens’, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
R.H.A Poetry and sculpture, Dublin
‘Collectibles’, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
Christmas Show, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2004 ‘Anois’, Pearse House Dublin
2003 Group Show, Private Collector Gallery, Cork
2003 Oireachtas Exhibition, Dublin
2001 Hallward Gallery, Dublin
2+Wann, Origin Gallery, Dublin
2000 ‘Women in Art’, Kerry
1999 CODA 999, Dublin Castle, Dublin
1998 Lavit Gallery, Cork
‘Sculpture in Context’, Killmainham Gaol, Dublin
1997 ‘Innocence and Sensuality’, Cill Rialaigh Gallery, Kerry
1997 Group Sculpture Show, Cill Rialaigh Gallery, Kerry
Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1996 ‘From the Landscape’, Cill Rialaigh Gallery, Kerry
The Camac Water Gardens Exhibition, Co. Kildare
Friends of Cill Rialaigh, London, UK
1995 ‘Sculpture in Context’, Malahide Castle, Dublin
Sculpture, (Kerry Gold) R.D.S., Dublin
Claremorris Open, Co. Mayo
1995, 96, 97 Aer Rianta Gateway to Art, Dublin Airport, Dublin
1996, 1997 Sculpture in Context, Dublin


2009 Smurfit Collection
2009 Commissioned a sculpture for Arch Bishop Tutu by St Patrick’s trust.
2008 Hillary Swank, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Christina Applegate, Los Angles, USA.
2007 ‘Tend Me’, and ‘Sitting Pretty’, Venu Restaurant, Dublin
Mc Cabes, Clonskee, Dublin
2006 Butterly Business Park. Dublin.
Glen Dimplex
2005 Interior sculptural elements at the Muckross Park Hotel, Co. Kerry.
Morrison Hotel. Dublin.
2004 Commissioned sculpture for HRH Princess Anne, presented by I.S.P.C.C.
2003 Revenue Commissioners, Chairman, Dublin Castle.
Commissioned a private sculpture by An Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern T.D.
Commissioned a sculpture for Norma Smurfit by Irish Youth Foundation.
Two Sculptures for Ice Bar, Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin
2002 ‘Femme’, presentation to Pat Kenny, RTE
2001 TG4, Seán Ó Riada, Commemorative Sculpture.
1999 Harcourt Development, sculpture for An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.
1998 University College Cork.
1996 A.T.&T.
1996 – 03 Gilmore Communication, Annual Food Writers Award.
1995 Coyle and Coyle Accountants


2010 Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London
Kellys Hotel, Wexford.
2008 ‘Sphere of Locks’, Dublin Castle, permanent exhibit in the Museum
2007 ‘High Kings’ Killeen castle, Co Meath.
2006 ‘Quiet Mind’, Temporary Installation, Grafton Street, Dublin
E.P.A Wexford.
‘Guinit’, roof garden, Plaza Hotel, Westport Co Tipperary.
‘Niche’, Mc Cabes builders, Glasnevin Dublin.
‘Tree of Life’, Stardust memorial, Artane Dublin.
2005 ‘Humanitatum’, Europa Academy, Swords Dublin.
2004 ‘Equilibrium’, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath. 1% Scheme
‘Na hArd Ríthe’, Main Cork/ Dublin Road, Co Tipperary.1% Scheme
2003 ‘Converse’, Dundalk, Co. Louth. 1% Scheme
‘Aspects of Persephone’, Four Seasons Hotel Dublin.
2002 ‘Source’, National Trucks Ireland, Blanchardstown, Dublin.
‘An Tuatha de Danna’, The Gresham Hotel, Dublin.
2001 ‘Reborn Images’, Bray Garda stn, Co. Wicklow. 1% Scheme
‘Intrigue’, Harcourt Hotel, Dublin.
2000 ‘An Chloch Mhor’, Gaelscoil na Cille, Co Meath
2000 ‘Árd na Marcach Suan’, Bridgend, Co Donegal
1999 ‘The Bastard Son of Sisyphus’, Harcourt Developments, Dublin

Aer Rianta
Smurfit collection
Naughton collection
American Airlines
Iarnród Eireann
Dublin City University
University College Cork
Meath County Council
Bank of Ireland, Collection
Revenue Commissioners
Private Collections in Ireland, USA, France, Portugal, and UK.


Cill Rialaigh Project Co. Kerry Summer 1995, 1997, 1999.


DCVEC Metal Sculpture 1994 -'95
Artist in residence, Gaelscoil na Cille Ashbourne Co Meath, 2001.


Aidan Dunne, Art Critic, The Irish Times.
Marianne Hartigan, Art Critic, Sunday Tribune.
Eoin Mc Gonigal, Chairman IMMA.


Member of "Sculpture in Context" Committee 1987/88
Invited to select Oireachtas Exhibition 2000-2002.

Mullan Gallery

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