Marie Farrington – CV
2014-2016 Master of Arts (1st class honours). ‘Art in the Contemporary World,’ National College of Art and Design, Dublin
2013-2014 Professional Diploma in Education (Art and Design). National College of Art and Design
2009-2013 Bachelor of Arts (1st class honours), Fine Art. Dublin Institute of Technology
Solo /Two Person Exhibitions
2016 These Circular Ruins (solo) Department Of English, Maynooth University. Curated by Aoife Tunney
2015 In good faith they waited for gravity (solo) RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre
2014 Long-Drawn (solo) The Eight Gallery, Dublin.
2012 Outside the System of Difference (two person) The Joinery, Dublin
2017 Arts Council Bursary Award
2017 Cavan County Council Bursary Award
2015 Firestation 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 Visual Culture Postgraduate Scholarship (full tuition, MA program). Awarded by NCAD
2013 Gold Medal- Academic Excellence Award, Dublin Institute of Technology
2013 Best Undergraduate Thesis (Fine Art). Awarded by Dublin Institute of Technology, sponsored by Gandon Editions.
2013 Basic Space Graduate Award
2013 Selected Irish Representative, NEU/NOW Festival, ELIA
2013 (Shortlisted) Most Promising Graduate Award, Talbot Gallery, Dublin
2013 (Shortlisted) Block T Dublin: Graduate Award
2013 The Makers Award, ArtsTap Journal
2017 (Upcoming) The Moth Residency, supported by Cavan County Council Bursary Award
2015 Firestation Artists’ Studios (Sculpture Workshop Award and Bursary)
2014 Stone Soup, The Sailor’s Home, Limerick. Facilitated by Basic Space and Ormston House
2013 Summer Studio Program, Dept. of Fine Art, Dublin Institute of Technology
2013 Basic Space Press: Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Instincts, Santa Monica Studios, Los Angeles
2015 Foundation ‘15, Tullamore
2015 Éigse, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art
2015 /Glitch, RUA RED, South Dublin Arts Centre
2014 Periodical Review # 4, Pallas Project/Studios and Ormston House Limerick
2014 VUE Contemporary Art Fair, RHA, Dublin
2014 COE ’14, Claremorris. Curated by Michelle Cotton
2014 Stone Soup, The Sailor’s Home, Limerick. Curated by Basic Space in association with Ormston House
2014 Precognition, Talbot Gallery Dublin
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 Process, Graduate Award shortlist at Block T Dublin
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, B.A. Fine Art
2013 SCORE, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
2012 Annual Student and Recent Graduate Exhibition, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2012 Denature, with Mark Reynolds and Sarah Doherty. Little Green St Gallery
2012 The RDS Student Art Awards. The RDS Concert Hall.
2012 Oh Diamond, Diamond, thou little knowest of thou haste done, The Five Lamps Visual Art Exhibition, Dublin. Curated by Alison Pilkington.
2012 110880, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
Writing / Speaking
2017 Only Connect, This Matters Now, CIRCA
2016 An argument for the elasticity of systems discourse. M.A. thesis, National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Supervisor: Francis Halsall
2014 Precognition; Artist talk at Talbot Gallery Dublin
2013 A Subtle Matter; Artist talk at Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2013 Institutional strategies and the construction of meaning around the theatrical material object. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin Institute of Technology. Supervisor: Noel Fitzpatrick
2013 Restating ‘Location.’ Essay commissioned for the Irish Museum of Modern Art as part of Basic Space Press.
2012 Outside the System of Difference: Panel discussion, the Joinery. With Caoimhe Kilfeather, Barbara Knezevic, Niall de Buitlear and Tracy Hanna. Chaired by Adrian Duncan.
2015 Catalogue essay by Eimear Walshe to accompany In good faith they waited for gravity at RUA RED
2014 Periodical Review # 4, Accompanying text, Mary Conlon, Pallas Projects/Studios, Dublin
2014 Swings and War Games in Claremorris, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, Sept 2014
2014 COE’14 Catalogue: essay by Michelle Cotton
2014 Wall Street International Journal, Precognition at Talbot Gallery
2013 The BBC Arts Show, Oct 25 2013. Feature on Catalyst Arts Belfast, including A Subtle Matter.
2013 Review: A Subtle Matter at Catalyst Arts Belfast. Slavka Sverakova
2013 The Shitlist, 2013. James Merrigan, Billion Journal
2012 Milk Miners and Coal Maidens, James Merrigan, Billion Journal, June 2012
2012 Denature, exhibition catalogue. Interview with Sinead Bailey Kelly, The Little Green St Gallery, Dublin