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Studio Address: Fire Station Artist Studios, 9/11 Buckingham Street Lwr, Dublin 1

Websites: www.ruth.ie

Education

2003-2007    BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture, National College of Art and Design

2006    Erasmus programme Vilnius Academy of Fine Art, Lithuania

Exhibitions and public commissions

CURRENT  

2019

The Age of Concious Makers, Group Show, NCAD Gallery Runs 1stNov- 7th Jan 2020

Art of Attraction, Permanent Commission, IDA Ireland Headquarters Dublin. Launch Oct 2019

Borderlines, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh. Group Show. Runs 23rd Feb- 4th May

Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art, National Gallery of Ireland, Group show.
Runs 20 April – 7 July 2019

Salarium 230million AD- 2023, ongoing commission with EUSalt association and salt mines of Northern Europe

Iontaise/Iontas, Public Art Commission for Colaiste Raithin, Bray, Co. Wicklow. Launch November 2019

2017

Periodical Review #7, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin 8

RHA Annual Exhibition

WWWW, New Commission, Grazer Kunstverein, Austria

2016

Close Encounters, Commission, Lough Key, Roscommon Co. Council

2116, Broad Art Museum, Michigan, USA

2116, Group show, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

Riddle of the Burial Ground, ExtraCity, Antwerp, Belgium

2015 

On Curating Histories, NCAD gallery, art work for Public lecture series, curated by Kate Strain

Unbounded, Galway Arts Centre, Angela Fulcher and Ruth E Lyons

Seachange, Group show, Tulca Arts Festival

Paradox, Group show, Zamek Cultural Centre, Poznan, Poland

The Sea, The Sea, Solo show, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray. Co. Wicklow

Time Machine, Group event, National Sculpture Factory, Cork

Pilot Light, Solo show, Droichead Arts Centre, Co. Louth

Follies of Youth, Group show, Hepworth Wakefield Gallery, UK

Follies of Youth, Commission for Brown Landscapes, Pavilion UK

Cosmic Dust, Group show, Visual Arts Centre, Carlow, IRE

Panorama, Group show, Pallas Projects, Dublin

2014

The Pinking, Solo show with Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin

The Pinking on Sea, Commission, Kinsale Arts Festival, Co. Cork

Afterings, Summer Rising, Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin

2012

The Forgotten Works, Public Sculpture, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Conjuring for Beginners, Group show, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Sauna 2012, The Good Hatchery, National College of Art and Design Gallery

Ached Grew Print Jot, collaborative event, The Drawing Room, Dun Laoghaoire

Sky is the limit, Public Art Commission, St. Eoin National School, Co. Meath.

2011  

Islanded in a Sea of Stars, Solo show, The Lab, Foley St, Dublin 1

After the Fall, Group show, Tulca Arts Festival, Galway

Lodestar, The Good Hatchery, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co.Wicklow

RHA Annual Show 2011, invited artist, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

Repo Man, Group show, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

Life Vividly Lived Part 2, Monster Truck Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin

Blue, SOMA Contemporary, Waterford City

2010  

Everyman is an island, Inish Turk Beg, Co. Mayo

Glasimile, The Good Hatchery, SOMA contemporary, Waterford

Commonage, Callan, Co. Kilkenny

New Living Art, Irish Museum Of Contemporary Art, Dublin

An Cosan Glas Lionnir, Magheraorty, Co. Donegal

2009  

Savoir Faire 212, The Good Hatchery, Place Gallery, Co. Wexford

Amphibious Sound, Lough Key Forest Park, Co. Roscommon

Iridescence A, The Good Hatchery, Monster Truck, Dublin

Spatial Relations, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths, Rapture Heap

The Enchanted Garden Festival, Kilruddery House, Co. Wicklow

This must be the place, Irish Museum Of Contemporary Art, Dublin

A Silent Year, The Lab, Dublin

 

2008   GodBall, Grennan Mill, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Co. Kilkenny

 

Residencies and Awards

2019

Arts Council Ireland Visual Arts Bursary Award

2017

Arts Council Ireland Visual Arts Bursary Award

2016

Fire Station Residency Award

Arts Council Ireland Visual Arts Bursary Award

National Sculpture Factory Residency, Cork, Ireland

2015  

Paradox-Reactivating Poznan, Residency Poland

2014  

Arts Council of Ireland Project Award

2013    

Arts Council Ireland Visual Arts Bursary Award

2012  

Temple Bar Gallery and Studios Associate Members Award

Arts Council of Ireland Project Award

Static Gallery Liverpool International Residency Award

Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award

2011

Temple Bar Gallery and Studios Project Studio Award

Fire Station Sculpture Bursary Award

Arts Council of Ireland Visual Artist Bursary Award

2010  

Customs House Studios, Residency, Westport, Co. Mayo

Inish Turk Beg Island Residency, selected by The Royal Hibernian Academy

Offaly County Council Artists Bursary Award 2010/09/08  

Collections

National Gallery of Ireland

Irish Development Authority

Arts Council of Ireland

Office of Public Works Ireland