Lorraine Whelan CV . . .

2009 - 2013
PLACEMENT
2013: Various Venues - London, Antibes (France), Ireland
2012: Various Venues - Lake Tahoe (USA), Antibes (France), London, Ireland
2010: Various Venues - Ireland, Chicago
2009: Various Venues - Prague, Ireland, London, New York & Toronto
2011
PHANTOM GALLERY
Oct 24 - Nov 7: The (former) Garden Centre, Bray
2005
FOR ELISE
Aug 7 - Sept 12: The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely
(with James Hayes)
2005
COMING OF AGE: A SELECTION OF WORK FROM THE PAST 20 YEARS
June 13 - July 1: County Buildings, Wicklow Town
1999 - 2000
BLESSINGS
July 6 - 26 2000: Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff
September 6 - 18 1999: Signal Arts Centre, Bray
1996
PASTURES GREEN & DREAMING FOR DAD
November 8 - 30 '96: The Basement Gallery, Dundalk
1995
HAND IN HAND
May - August: Klinge Pharma, Killorglin
1994 - 1998
MY TOWER OF STRENGTH
September 11 - October 9 1998: The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely
February 6 - 25 1997: The Court House, Cavan
July 24 - August 24 1995: Newry & Mourne Arts Centre, Newry
September 26 - October 15 1994: Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford
August 6 - August 31 1994: St. John's Art and Heritage Centre, Listowel
July 11 - July 27 1994: Siamsa Tire Arts Centre, Tralee
1989
WORKS ON PAPER
May 12 - 30: Nun's Island Arts Centre, Galway
April 10 -23: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
2017
MEITHÉAL: EQUINOX
Oct 23-Nov 5: Signal Arts Centre, Bray
2016
DUBLIN ART BOOK FAIR (CURATED ARTIST BOOKS)
Nov 10-13: Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
2016
POSTCARD 1916
August: Galerie la Vielle Poste, Larroque, France
July: The Old Post Office, Clones, Co. Monaghan
2013
REMADE
March 26 – April 4: The TuShanWan Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2012
TELLING TALES
March 16 - April 6: The Irish Centre, Shanghai, China
2009
THE FLOWER SHOW
August 12 - September 18: The Powerscourt Gallery, Dublin
2006
GLENDARRAGH TEN YEARS ON
August 8 - September 12: The Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
2006
OPEN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS : TUTOR EXHIBITION
October: OCA Gallery, Barnsley, UK
2005
WICKLOW CO. COUNCIL NATIONAL OPEN EXHIBITION
May: County Buildings, Wicklow Town
2002 - 2004
WICKLOW CO. COUNCIL OPEN EXHIBITION
December: County Buildings, Wicklow Town
1997
IRELAND AND EUROPE: GRAFFITI WORKS
September - October: Parnell Square, Dublin
1997
SCULPTURE IN THE LOWER YARD: PASTURES GREEN
August 17 - 31: Fernhill Gardens, Dublin
1994
AN tOIREACHTAS
October 12 - 25: Guinness Hopstore, Dublin
1992
ME & NINE OTHERS
March 30 - April 18: Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Scarborough, Canada
1991
ME & NINE OTHERS
June: The Orient Building, Toronto, Canada
1990
4 BRAY ARTISTS
October 9 - 30: The Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford
Feb 2018
THIS MATTERS NOW
Review published by Circa online in response to open call:
William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape at IMMA
Mar 2017
FOR REASONS THAT CAN GO FROM DRAMATURGICAL TO TECHNICAL...
Written response to the impact of the "open call" on artistic practice, (artist Johana Blanco's catalogue presentation for Friday Island! event), Luxembourg
Oct-Nov 2016
THIS MATTERS NOW
Two reviews published by Circa online in response to open call:
Christopher Mahon's You Can't Un-See Something at the Lambert Puppet Theatre and
Jane Locke, Illustrated Walks in the Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.
Feb-Apr 2016
statǝcraft
As part of MA ARC collaborative project, I participated in the student research hub residency at IMMA, Dublin.
The project was open to the visiting public, and along with others, I gave woodblock printing demonstrations.
I also undertook various non-public administrative roles in the overall project.
March 2016
OBJECT - MEMORY - NARRATIVE
I organised & participated in the film event & panel discussion response to In the Flesh exhibition by Bridget O'Gorman, The LAB, Dublin.
2013
THE BIG EGG HUNT DUBLIN
January - March: "Wild Roses" painting on giant egg, hidden in Dublin & auctioned as part of fundraiser for Jack & Jill Foundation
2012
BRAY ARTS EVENING
March 5: Artist Talk/Presentation of Work (slide show)
2010
HSE - ARTIST PANEL
2008
HSE - ENNISCORTHY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, CO. WEXFORD
Per Cent for Art Commission, "Gorse" (mosaic)
2007
GAELSCOIL BHRIDE, THURLES, CO. TIPPERARY
Per Cent for Art Commission Shortlist
2001
UMHA AOIS ARIS! ARIS!: EXPERIMENTAL BRONZE CASTING SYMPOSIUM
August - September: at The Celtic & Prehistoric Museum, Ventry, Co. Kerry
1999
UMHA AOIS '99: EXPERIMENTAL BRONZE CASTING SYMPOSIUM
August: at The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra, Holywood, Co. Down
1997
UMHA AOIS ARIS: EXPERIMENTAL BRONZE CASTING SYMPOSIUM
July: at The Ulster History Park, Omagh
1994/95
ART AND INDUSTRY PLACEMENT PROGRAMME
Autumn - Spring: residency project co-ordinated by ARTWORKING with the co-operation of CRESP and Klinge Pharma, Killorglin, Co. Kerry
1991
SEX & LOCOMOTIVES
Summer: art & props work for film by John Martins-Manteiga, 20th Century Ltd., Toronto, Canada
1989
STUDIO RESIDENCY
Spring: The Tyrone Guthrie Centre for the Arts at Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss
EUROPOL, THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS
HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVE - ENNISCORTHY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, CO. WEXFORD
HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVE - CIVIC OFFICES, BRAY, CO. WICKLOW
MICROSOFT IRISH ART COLLECTION, IRELAND
OFFICE OF PUBLIC WORKS, IRELAND
PRIVATE: IN IRELAND, ENGLAND, CANADA, USA & BELGIUM
2010
EUROPOL ART COMPETITION PURCHASE AWARD
1998 - 2002, 2004 - 2006
BRAY URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL ARTS GRANT
1998, 2003, 2005
WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL MATERIALS GRANT
2005
WICKLOW CO. CO. SOLO EXHIBITION AWARD
2003
ARTS COUNCIL OF IRELAND TRAVEL & MOBILITY GRANT
2000 - 2002
WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL ART BURSARY
2018
Feb: CIRCA online, review of William Crozier: The Edge of the Landscape at IMMA
Feb: Tales from the Forest, Prayers for My Children (short story)
2017
Nov: The Examined Life, Vol 6.1, A Dream of Dead You (poem), USA
Oct: Tales from the Forest, First Visit to Dingle (poem)
June: Honest Ulsterman (HU), Submergence (poem)
March: "For reasons that can go from dramaturgical to technical..." catalogue commentary on the "open call", Luxembourg
2016
Dec: CIRCA online, review of Christopher Mahon: You Can't Unsee Something at The Lambert Puppet Theatre
Dec: CIRCA online, review of Jane Locke: Illustrated Walks in the Botanic Gardens at The Botanic Gardens Dublin
Nov: Bray Arts Journal, Waking Dream (poem), Ireland
June: Bray Arts Journal, For the Absent Man (poem), Ireland
2015
Dec: Bray Arts Journal, At the Belvedere (poem), Ireland
Spring: Cyphers, #79, two haikus (untitled poems), Ireland
2004
Winter: CIRCA, #110, review of Reiltin Murphy at Signal Arts Centre, Ireland
2003
Spring: CIRCA, #103, review of Chris Cunningham at Guinness 5th Gallery, Ireland (NB: online version of print review, images not available)
Spring: East Coast Post, Breastfeeding (article), Ireland
1997
Dec/Jan '98: Art Bulletin (AAI), review of EV+A Colloquies, Ireland
Winter: CIRCA, #82, review of Temple Bar Street Art, Ireland
Nov: Books Ireland, #208, Past Piety (review of several books), Ireland
Summer: CIRCA, #80, review of 14, 000 Pieces+: Dympna Molloy at Linenhall Arts Centre, Ireland
June/July: Art Bulletin (AAI), review of Film & Interactivity: Grahame Weinbren Seminar, Ireland
1996
Dec/Jan '97: Art Bulletin (AAI), commentary A Life in the Day of..., Ireland
Nov/Dec: The Newsletter (SSI), review of If Anyone Asks: Brigid Corcoran & Ronnie Fitzgerald at the South Tipperary Arts Centre, Ireland
Autumn: CIRCA, #77, review of In Retrospect: Caroline McCarthy at The Basement Gallery, Ireland
Aug/Sept: Art Bulletin (AAI), review of NCAD Degree Show at the RHA Gallagher Gallery, Ireland
June/July: Art Bulletin (AAI), review of A Day at EV+A in Limerick, Ireland
Spring: CIRCA, #75, review of video Art, Are You Mad?: A Woman's Place 2, Ireland
Jan/Feb: The Newsletter (SSI), review of Performance Art Workshop in Galway, Ireland
1995
Apr/May: Art Bulletin (AAI), review of By the By, Ireland
1994
Feb/March: Art Bulletin (AAI), commentary Some Artist Collectives in Toronto, Ireland
Women's Work V
(anthology), Love Song of the Beater (poem), The Works, Wexford. Ireland
1993
Women's Work IV (anthology), one night (poem), The Works, Wexford. Ireland
1992
Spring: Honest Ulsterman (HU), days of waiting (poem), Northern Ireland
1990
Winter: The Salmon. #24/25, Letter from Italy (poem), Ireland
1989
Summer: Cyphers, #31, from The Bedroom Closet (poem), Ireland
March: New Irish Writing (The Sunday Tribune), Portrait (poem), Ireland
Spring: Canadian Author & Bookman, Vol 64 #3, Accounting for the Marks (poem), Canada
1987
Winter: Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme, Vol 8 #4, At the Opening (poem), Canada
2016
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ARTS, ART & RESEARCH COLLABORATION
IADT, Dún Laoghaire, Ireland
1982 - 1986
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (SPECIALISED HONOURS) DEGREE
York University, Toronto, Canada
1978 - 1981
ART DIPLOMA (POST-SECONDARY PROGRAMME)
Central Technical School, Toronto, Canada
1986 - present
VISUAL ARTIST and WRITER See other CV pages for details of activities
2004 - 2010
DISTANCE LEARNING TUTOR
Open College of Art, United Kingdom
1997
ARTIST WORKSHOP FACILITATOR
Dun Laoghaire Youth Service, Co. Dublin
1991 - 1992
ACTING CURATOR, Sesqui Museum & Board Collection
Toronto Board of Education, Canada
1990
CURATORIAL ASSISTANT/DISPLAY TECHNICIAN
Toronto Board of Education, Canada
1988
PAINTING & DRAWING INSTRUCTOR
Cedar Ridge Creative Centre, Scarborough, Canada
2017 - current
CERAMICS WORKSHOP
Signal Arts Centre, Bray
April 2018
FREUD AND THE CONTEMPORARY SYMPOSIUM
IMMA, Dublin
2014 - 2018
FUTURELEARN MOOC COURSES
Hadrian's Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier, University of Newcastle, UK
Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds: Maritime Archaeology, University of Southampton, UK
Exploring Our Oceans, University of Southampton, UK
In The Night Sky: Orion, Open University, UK
Archaeology of Portus: Exploring the Lost Harbour of Ancient Rome, University of Southampton, UK
Moons, Open University, UK
Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen, NFTS & BFI Film Academy, UK
Cultural Studies & Modern Languages, University of Bristol, UK
Irish Lives in War and Revolution, Trinity College, RoI
World War 1: A History in 100 Stories, Monash University, Australia
Explore Animation, National Film & Television School, UK
Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales, University of Southern Denmark
Mindfulness for Wellbeing & Peak Performance, Monash University, Australia
Stereoscopy: An Introduction to Victorian Stereo Photography, University of Edinburgh, UK
World War 1: Heroes in Art & Film, University of Leeds, UK
Start Writing Fiction, Open University, UK
Geneology: Researching Your Family Tree, University of Strathclyde, UK
Nutrition & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, UK
A History of Royal Food & Feasting, University of Reading, UK
An Introduction to Screenwriting, University of East Anglia, UK
Japanese Culture through Rare Books, University of Keio, Japan
Basic First Aid, University of Glasgow, UK
Archaeology from Dig to Lab and Beyond, University of Reading, UK
Homo Florisiensis Uncovered, University of Wollongong, Australia
Rome: A Virtual Tour of the Ancient City, University of Reading, UK
Cultures & Identities in Europe, European University Institute (EUI)
Maintaining a Mindful Life, Monash University, Australia
Sino-Japanese Interactions through Rare Books, University of Keio, Japan
Food as Medicine, Monash University, Australia
Antiquities Trafficking and Art Crime, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Transmedia Storytelling, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Nov 2016
THE ARTIST AND THE STATE SYMPOSIUM
IMMA, Dublin
Jan 2016
ARTS & HEALTH: CHECK UP, CHECK IN
The LAB, Dublin
Nov 2015
ART - MEMORY - PLACE SEMINAR
IMMA, Dublin
Oct 2015
THE CREATIVE MUSEUM: EXTENDING PARTICIPATION THROUGH COLLABORATION
Irish Museums Association Conference, Queen's University, Belfast
2004
CURATING NOW INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM
IMMA, Dublin
2000
PUBLIC ART; MAKING IT WORK (featuring Christo & Jeanne Claude)
RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
1997
EV+A COLLOQUIES
City Art Gallery, Limerick
1996 - 1997
VARIOUS MULTIMEDIA SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS
Arthouse, Dublin
1995
RANDOM ACCESS PERFORMANCE ART WORKSHOP (with Jon Adie)
The Art Centre, Galway
1994
ARTISTS IN RURAL IRELAND SEMINAR (AAI)
Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry
1986 - 1988
CERAMICS, Independent Studio Evenings
Central Technical School, Toronto, Canada
Jan. 29 2013
North Wicklow Times, The Big Egg Hunt Dublin, photo
April 2012
The Bray Arts Journal, "Review of Arts Evening 5th March", by Shane Harrison; + front cover image
Autumn 2009
The Property Professional, "The Powerscourt Gallery in the Centre of Dublin", by Sara Donaldson
June 2008
1142: History & Growth of the N. Oakes-Grant Wood-Dr. Pauline Moore-James P. Hayes House, by Richard Allen King, Cedar Graphics, Iowa
Nov. 2006
Iowa City Press-Citizen: Room, Enduring Elegance, by Kathy Weiss, photos by Reggie Morrow
Dec. 11, 2000
The Irish Times, Arts: Best Wishes, by Rosita Boland
1998
Select: Furniture & Interiors of Ireland, Streets of Gold
Sept. 9, 1998
East Coast Radio, State of the Arts, Interview with Catríona Ní Laighín
Jan. 1998
Ireland & Europe: Int'l Visual Arts Event [catalogue], Essay by Fintan O'Toole
Sept. 17, 1997
The Irish Times, The Gallery Outdoors, by Luke Clancy
Sept. 4, 1997
The Irish Times, It's Art, Of Course, by Victoria White
Feb. 3, 1997
The Irish Times, Multimedia Arts Event for Dublin, by Luke Clancy
Spring 1997
Circa (79), Lorraine Whelan at the Basement Gallery, Dundalk, by Vona Groarke
Mar. 12, 1995
RTE Cursai Ealaine, Art & Industry Placement Programme
Feb. 24, 1995
Radio Kerry, Talkback, interview with Fiona McCarthy RE: Art & Industry
Dec. 9, 1994
The Kerryman, New Scheme to Put Art in the Workplace, by Cathy O'Halloran
Sept. 29, 1994
East Coast Radio, Interview with Declan Meehan RE: My Tower of Strength