Research & Writing

Articles published

  • ‘Killenure – Past and Present’ – article in IRISH ARTS REVIEW, March-May 2014
  • ‘Turner by Name, Turner by Nature’ – article in CRAFT ARTS INTERNATIONAL, issue no 87, 2013
  • Neil Turner ‘Unfolding’ – catalogue essay for solo exhibition at Bunbury Regional Art Galleries, Western Australia, Oct 2012
  • Rory Conner, Knifemaker STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Eddie Doherty, Weaver STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Martina Hamilton, Jewellery Designer STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Rob D’Eath, Potter STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Helen Conneely/Celtic Roots Studio STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • McGonigle Glass STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Michael Budd, Artist Blacksmith STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Rosemarie Durr, Potter STOPRESS Crafts Council of Ireland
  • Mark Hanvey, Woodturner LIVING DESIGN ARCHITECTURAL MAGAZINE Northern Ireland
  • Jill Phillips, Interiors Designer and Rachel McKnight, Jewellery Designer LIVING DESIGN ARCHITECTURAL MAGAZINE Northern Ireland
  • Design Portfolio, Collectible craft for Christmas 2009 Irish Arts Review craft and design supplement
  • ‘What the US Collector is looking for’ Summer 2008 Irish Arts Review craft and design supplement
  • Guardian Culture Professionals – Creative Choices on-line business guides

  • How to : Price Your Work CREATIVE CHOICES on-line business guide
  • How to : Market Your Work CREATIVE CHOICES on-line business guide
  • How to : Work to Commission CREATIVE CHOICES on-line business guide
  • Festival Family Trails

  • Self guided children’s trail of the ‘Asgard’ exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, Dublin 2012
  • Family Trail, Kilkenny, 2012 and 2011 for Kilkenny Arts Festival
  • Family Trail, Carlow, 2011 for √Čigse Carlow Arts Festival
  • Family Trail, Dublin, 2011 for The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children and the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks – Year of Craft 2011 – part of ‘Crafted Creatures’ at The Ark (Feb-April 2011)
  • Television

  • Late Late Show, Irish Furniture appearances speaking about Irish Craftsmanship
  • Various appearance on Nationwide and TV3 regarding Irish Craft
  • Exhibition Organiser and Curator

  • Co-ordination, management and curation of many craft and design exhibition since 1993 with DESIGNyard jewellery and applied arts centre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2; from 1998 with Contemporary Crafts of the Border gallery, Carlingford, Co Louth; from 1999-2008 trade, retail and gallery exhibitions in Ireland and overseas with the Design Crafts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny
  • Exhibitions Liaison, Visual Arts Dept, Arts Council 1991-1993. Administrator and Education Assistant for visual art, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College 1989-1991
  • Member of Create, Artlinks and Business 2 Arts
  • Gallery of Published Articles

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