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US Citizen Born: Ireland



2005 George Washington School of Art & Design, Washington DC, Associate of Fine Arts Degree
1985 Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


Exhibition history

Solo Exhibitions

2017 BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (forthcoming)

2016 Hillyer Art Space

2015 The Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, VA

2015 The Arts Club of Washington DC, Washington DC

2014 The Candy Store, VISARTS, Rockville, MD

2012 Minimally Charged, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2012 Construct::Destruct, Open Until Implosion, Bethesda, MD

2012 Send Me Your Last Cigarette, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Label Me: Call Me A Name, Hillyer Art Space, Washington DC

2012 Girls – Nice Doesn’t Cut It, Gallery 555, Washington, DC

2011 INPUT OUTPUT, The Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA

2011 Ashes To Ashes, The Red Mountain Gallery,Truckee Meadows College, Reno, NV

2010 Where Drawing Meets Painting, Glenview Mansion, Rockville, MD

2010 Where Drawing Meets Painting, Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, MD

2009 Where Drawing Meets Painting, Fisher Art Gallery, Schlesinger Arts Center, NOVA, VA

2009 Blurring the Lines, Dumbarton Concert Gallery, Georgetown, Washington DC.

2007 Luscious, Frederick Cellars Gallery, Frederick MD.

2007 Totally Mixed Media, Gaithersburg City Hall, MD


Selected Group Shows

2015 Strictly Painting 10, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

2014 Readymade@100, American University Museum, Washington DC.

2012 The Ratner Museum, Bethesda, MD

2012 Crossing the Line, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC

2010 Gallery 555, Washington DC

2010 Fine Artists in Residence (3 person show) Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda, MD

2010 The Figure Redefined (4 person show) The Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD

2010 Priddy Library, Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, MD

2010 Informed Design, Long View Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2010 Amnesty International Human Rights Festival, Silver Spring, MD

2010 Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda, MD

2010 Mayer Fine Art Gallery, Norfolk, VA

2010 ArtDC Gallery, Hyattsville, MD

2009 Double Artists Show, Foundry Gallery, Washington DC

2009 Double Vision II, Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC

2009 A Show of Heads, Limner Gallery, NYC

2009 Virtually Digital V, Montgomery College, Rockville MD

2009 The National Art of Recovery Show, ART6 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2009 Embracing Our Differences, Outdoor International Billboard Competition, Sarasota, FL

2008 TEN, invitational, Capital Hill Art & Frame, Pennsylvania Ave., Washington DC

2008 Art Anonymous, Invitational, Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington DC

2008 Peace Now, Warehouse Gallery, Washington DC.

2008 CHAW 3rd Annual Photography Competition, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, DC.

2008 ARTMD 2008, regional show, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD

2007 Rhythm & Blue, National Juried Exhibit, Montgomery College, MD.

2007 Annual Regional Show, Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD.

2007 WPA/C 9×10 Show #6, WWP Gallery, Washington DC.

2007 Graduates Show, White Walls Gallery, Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington DC.



2016 Tyrone Guthrie Center, Ireland

2016 Individual Artist Award Grant, Arts & Humanities Arts Council of Montgomery County

2015 Residency at Cill Rialaig, Ireland

2014 Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

2012 Individual Artist Award Grant, Arts & Humanities Arts Council of Montgomery County

2012 Semi-finalist, Bethesda Painting Awards

2012 Vermont Studio School, VT Grant

2009 Strathmore Fine Artist in Residence, Strathmore Hall Foundation, North Bethesda, MD

2009 First Place, The National Art Of Recovery Exhibition, ART6, VA


Selected Press

2016 Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

2015 Brian Trompeter, InsideNova.com

2015 The Examiner

2015 Deborah K. Dietsch, The Washington Post

2015 Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

2015 Home & Design Magazine

2014 Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

2014 Lauren Landau, Art Beat, WAMU 88.5

2014 Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

2012 Kurt Shaw, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

2012 Washington Projects for the Arts Projector Newsletter

2012 The Express

2012 Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post

2012 Sean Rameswaram, WAMU 88.5

2012 Michael O’Sullivan, Going Out Guide, The Washington Post

2012 Arin Greenwood, The Huffington Post

2012 Cody Calamaoi, The Art of Destruction, Gazzette.net

2011 Geralda Miller, Reno Gazette Journal

2011 Bora Mici, Gaithersburg.Patch.com

2010 Nataliya Andreyeva, Washington DC Eaxminer.com

2010 Cassie M. Chew, Washington DC Eaxminer.com

2010 The Digital Art Revolution by Scott Ligon, Watson-Guptill

2010 Rebecca LaRocca, Frederick News Post

2009 Studio Visit Magazine

2009 Kevin Mellema, Northern Virginia Arts Beat, The Falls Church News-Press

2009 Rebecca Barnabi, The Richmond Art Gallery Examiner

2007 Mark Athitakis, “Quitting Time”, Washington City Paper City Desk Blog,

2007 Sharon Newman, “Smoking”, Westmeath Examiner,

2007 Kevin Mellema, Northern Virginia Arts Beat, The Falls Church News-Press

2007 Shauna Lee Lange Art Criticism “Jackie Hoysted: The Psychology of Smoking and Quitting

2007 Joe Eaton, “Butt Out”, The Washington City Paper



2016 Repression – Resurgence – Re-emergence, Hilyer Art Space, Washington DC

2014 Tag You’re It: Curate the Curator. Focus on the Figure. ARTDC, Hyattsville, MD

2011 Presence, CountDown Temporary Artspace, Bethesda, MD

2012 [Dis]Figure, CountDown Temporary Artspace, Bethesda, MD

2012 Exquisite – It’s the Nature Of Things, CountDown Temporary Artspace, Bethesda, MD

2012 Construct:: Destruct (Open Until Implosion), CountDown Temporary