Marie Farrington



2016 M.A. Art in the Contemporary World, NCAD (1.1)

2014 Prof. Dip. Art and Design Education, NCAD

2013 B.A. Fine Art, DIT (1.1, Gold Medal for Academic Excellence)

Solo exhibitions / projects

2019 Fore, fold, Pallas Projects/Studios

2017 When Saying Equals Doing, an essay and performance for the Inaugural International Autonomous Biennale, The Research Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennale. Initiated by Jeanette Doyle

2016 These Circular Ruins, Illuminations Gallery, Maynooth University, curated by Aoife Tunney and Dr. Colin Graham

2015 In good faith they waited for gravity, RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre

2014 Long Drawn, Eight Gallery

Selected group exhibitions

2019 A Vague Anxiety, Irish Museum of Modern Art. Curated by Sean Kissane and Poi Marr. With Cristina Bunello, Saidhbhin Gibson, Hélio Leon, plattenbaustudio, Brian Teeling and Susanne Wawra

2019 Disruptors, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda. Curated by Joe Hanly and Aoife Ruane. With Robert Armstrong, John Byrne, Felicity Clear, Jingze Du, Hannah Fitz, Kevin Gaffney, Joe Hanly, Cliona Harmey, Gary Reilly     

2018 Periodical Review #8, Pallas Projects/Studios. Selected by Aisling Prior

2018 RESORT Revelations III, Lynder’s Mobile Home Park, Portrane, Fingal County Council Arts Office. Curated by Caroline Cowley  

2018 Two Pieces Missing, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM), Hafnarstræti, 101 Reykjavik

2015 Instincts, Santa Monica Studios, Los Angeles

2015 Éigse, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art

2015 /Glitch, RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre

2015 Periodical Review #4, Pallas Projects/Studios and Ormston House. Selected by Mary Conlon

2014 Claremorris Open, selected by Michelle Cotton

2014 Stone Soup, The Sailor’s Home, Limerick.  Curated by Basic Space in association with Ormston House                      

2013 A Subtle Matter, Catalyst Arts, Belfast. Curated by Amy Brooks. With Dorothy Cross, Laura McMorrow, Jacqueline Holt and Emmanuelle Negre 

2013 Origins, Lismore Castle Arts.  Curated by Eamon Maxwell  

2013 The Producers, South Circular Road Community Garden. Curated by Vaari Claffey.  With Garrett Phelan, Rhona Byrne, Lucy Andrews and Oisin Byrne                                 

2013 DIT Graduate Exhibition



2018 Fire Station Artists’ Studios, Residential Studio Award

2018 Arts Council, Travel and Training Award                           

2017 Arts Council, Visual Arts Bursary Award                         

2017 Cavan County Council Bursary Award                                    

2015 Fire Station Artists’ Studios: Sculpture Award and Bursary

2015 (Shortlisted) AIB Éigse Award, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art 

2014 RUA RED South Dublin Arts Centre: Graduate Award and Bursary                                                                               

2014 Postgraduate Scholarship, full tuition (Master of Arts).  Awarded by Department of Visual Culture, National College of Art and Design, Dublin                                                         

2013 Gold Medal: Academic Excellence Award, Dublin Institute of Technology                                                                          

2013 Best Undergraduate Thesis Award (Fine Art). Dublin Institute of Technology, sponsored by Gandon Editions.                  

2013 Basic Space Graduate Award                                            

2013 Selected Irish Representative, NEU/NOW Festival, European League of Institutes of the Arts                         

2013 The Makers Award, ArtsTap Journal

2013 (Shortlisted) Most Promising Graduate Award, Talbot Gallery,