Biography

Born in Tralee County Kerry, lives and works in Galway, Ireland

2012 MFA Painting Slade School of Fine Art London

1990 Dip Fine Art GMIT Galway

 

Exhibitions


2017 Can We Draw You Out! – Open Conversation on Drawing, New Ross Library, New Ross, Wexford

commissioned by Wexford Arts Officer Liz Burns and curated by Mary Ruth Walsh

2016 Open Studio: A Conversation on Drawing, RHA Gallery, Dublin, curated by Mary Ruth Walsh

2016 DATA: Artspace Gallery Addeley Park, Galway


2014 Claremorris Open Exhibitioncurated by Michelle Cotton 

2014 RESTLESS, 7th Annual 126 Members Show, Galway as part of Galway International Arts Festival, curated by Paul McAree

2014 Sabhail Sinn/Bright Anxiety, An Gailearai, Gaoth Dobhair, Donegal, curated by Nuala Ni Fhlathuin

2013 Claremorris Open Exhibition, selected by Andrew Wilson

2013 Resonance, Artspace Show Dockshed, Galway, curated by Dr. Aine Phillips

2013 I am shapeful and gracely, a creature of the air I’d say, New work by Robin Jones, 126 Artist-run Gallery the accompanying text for this exhibition – Drawing off the reserve, written by John Mulloy, lecturer in Art History, Critical Theory, Rural Arts and Arts-based Community Development at GMIT reproduced here with thanks.

2013 Curator: Taking Note or The Curious Eye at NUI Galway Gallery


2013 126 Members Show, 126 Artist-run Gallery, selected by Katherine Waugh, Galway

2013 Temporary Works, Muscailt, NUI Ireland, Galway

2012 Shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012, at Jerwood Space London, Jerwood Gallery Hastings and mac Birmingham.

2012 MFA Fine Art Painting Degree Show

2010 Galerie Faouëdic, L’Orient, France


2010 B/W Flower Painting Charing Cross Hospital, London


2009 Samhlaiocht, Tralee


2009 New Acquisitions, National University Ireland, Galway


2009 126 Member’s Show,126 Artist-run Gallery, Galway and Catalyst Arts, Belfast


2007 Iontas, Sligo, (and as Evan Hunter) curated by Michael Dempsey
 

2006 Tulca Season of Visual Art, Galway


2006 Chimera, Galway Arts Festival


2005 Iontas, Sligo


2005 Beckett at St Nicholas, St Nicholas Cathedral Galway

2005 Small Works, Galway Arts Centre 


2004 Siamsa Tire, Tralee

2004 Eigse, Carlow


2004 Scoip, Tralee


2003 6X6 For Ireland, Irish Contemporary Art, Hanzhou and Shanghai China


2001 Iontas, Sligo


2000 Scoip, Tralee


1999, 1998 Claremorris Open Exhibition


1997 BP National Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London and Ulster Museum Belfast

1995 EV+A, Limerick City Gallery of Art, curated by Maria de Coral

2010 Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award