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Awards Achieved

2017 The QEST Award For Excellence – Winner
2015 MADE, Spacecraft, People’s Prize Award – Winner
2009 Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Rod, Rush and Straw Category Winner
2009 Arts Council General Arts Award
2008 The Golden Fleece Award – Merit Winner
2005 Silver Medal Winner – The Garden Show
2004 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship
2003 National Training Award – Northern Ireland Winner
2003 Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Rod, Rush and Straw Category Winner
2002 Royal Dublin Society (RDS) Rod, Rush and Straw Category Winner

Exhibitions

Sept 2017 Pulbrook & Gould, London
June 2017 Galerie Handwerk, Munich
Oct 2016 Where Craft Meets Art, Christie’s,London
Aug 2016 Super Six Series, Armagh
May 2016 LINLEY, Belgravia in Bloom, London
Feb 2016 QEST Auction, V & A, London
Sept 2015 Portfolio, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
May 2015 Deadly Dragons, Ulster Museum
Mar 2015 MADE, Spacecraft, Belfast
May 2014 National Trust Scotland President’s Ball
Feb 2014 Curious Beasts, Ulster Museum
Nov 2013 Handmade in Britain, London
Sept 2013 Spacecraft, Belfast
Aug 2013 Castleward, Co Down
Aug 2013 Spacecraft, Belfast
July 2013 Buckingham Palace
Mar 2013 Craft Central, London
Nov 2012 Holland and Holland, London
Feb 2012 Crafting Excellence, Fortnum & Mason, London
May 2011 Goring Hotel, London
Feb 2011 Ark Cultual Centre, Dublin
May 2010 Spacecraft, Belfast
Aug 2009 RDS Showgrounds, Dublin, Ireland (Irish Touring exhibition)
May 2008 European Baskets, Kilkenny, Ireland (European Touring exhibition)
Jun 2007 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington DC, USA
Nov 2006 Pinolere 2006, Tenerife
Oct 2005 Armagh County Museum, Armagh, Northern Ireland (UK Touring exhibition)
Sep 2005 Catalan Basketmakers’ Fair, Girona, Spain
Jun 2005 The Garden Show, King’s Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Mar 2005 The Atrium Office of Public Works, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, Ireland
Feb 2005 Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, England
Feb 2005 Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Ireland
Dec 2004 The Craft Gallery, Florida, USA
Nov 2004 Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
Nov 2004 Craft on the Bay, Cardiff, Wales
Sep 2004 Workhouse Museum, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Apr 2004 Nationaal Vlechtmuseum Noordwolde, Netherlands
Feb 2004 Callander House, Falkirk, Scotland
Dec 2003 West Cork Arts Centre, Ireland
Oct 2003 Irish Linen Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland
Sep 2003 National Museum of Country Life, Castlebar, Ireland
Sep 2003 Draiocht, Dublin, Ireland
Aug 2003 RDS Showgrounds, Dublin, Ireland
Jul 2003 Crafts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny, Ireland
Apr 2003 Hannover, Germany
Nov 2002 Linenhall Arts Centre, County Mayo, Ireland
Oct 2002 Waterford Arts Centre, Ireland
Sep 2002 Fermanagh County Museum, Northern Ireland
Aug 2002 RDS Showgrounds, Dublin, Ireland