Biography

Roisin Cunningham has been a Visual Artist for the past 25 years. She was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1964. Her practice is varied using drawing, photography, printmaking, oil painting, acrylic painting and watercolour painting. She also makes video and sound installations. She studied visual art and cultural studies at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology.  She lives in Dalkey in south Dublin.

She has being teaching visual art to adults and younger adults for the past 10 years from her studio in Dalkey. She is a skilled arts facilitator, having worked with adult and children groups.

 
 Happy Tear 2007

Happy Tear 2007

Education 

2009        Master of Arts Degree in Public Cultures

                 Distinction: First Class MA Degree

                  School of Business and Humanities

                  Institute of Art Design and Technology  

                  Dun Laoghaire

 

2005        BA Degree in Fine Art

                  Distinction: First Class BA (Hons)

                  School of Creative Arts

                   Institute of Art Design and Technology

                   Dun Laoghaire

 

2004        National Diploma in Fine Art

                 School of Creative Arts

                 Institute of Art Design and Technology

                 Dun Laoghaire

 

2001        National Certificate in Visual Education

                 School of Creative Arts

                 Institute of Art Design and Technology

                 Dun Laoghaire

 Edge 2005

Edge 2005

Selected Exhibitions

2017         Selected Artists Dalkey Grapevine Art Gallery, Dalkey

2017         Solo Exhibition Journey to see, Ranelagh Arts Centre, 

2014         Pier Group Independent Artists,

                 Dun Laoghaire Art Gallery

2008        3 days Left, Templebar Gallery and Studios,

                  Templebar, Dublin

                 Curated by Claire Behan

2007        Courtyard Printmakers at Airfield, Dublin

2007        Iontas, “FEAR NOT” Sligo Art Gallery,

                 Yeats Memorial Building, Sligo,

                  Curated by Michael Dempsey

                   (Hugh Lane Gallery)

2006        Art Trail 2006, Cork, “Bend It Like Beckett” cd

                  Farpoint Recordings

                 Curated by Danny McCarthy

2006        Dublin Fringe Festival,

                 The Vending Machine Project

                  Project Arts Centre

                 Connolly Station

2005        RDS, Art Student Awards,

                 Royal Dublin Society, Dublin,

                Axis Arts Centre, Ballymun, Dublin,

                Custom House Gallery,Westport, Co Mayo

2004        European Commission, Solo Exhibition,

                  Trim, Co Meath

2003        European Commission, Solo Exhibition,

                  Trim, Co Meath

2003        Sculpture in Context, Botanic Gardens, Dublin

2000        An Oireachtais, Concourse,County Hall,

                 Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

 Rootless 2009

Rootless 2009

Group Exhibitions

2017     Ranelagh Arts Festival Ranelagh Arts Centre

2017     Fill the gallery with life drawing Ranelagh Arts Centre

2016     Ranelagh Arts Christmas Show Ranelagh Arts Centre

2012     Pier Group Independent Artists Tramyard Art Market, Dalkey

2008     Visit 08, Market Studios, Smithfield, Dublin

2007     Selection Box, La Catedral Studios, Dublin

2007     La Catedral Studios Open Day, St. Augustine St. Dublin 8

2006     Susurrus, Octave Group, Filmbase, Curved St, Templebar, Dublin

2006     Zoop, Octave Group, La Catedral, Back Loft, St Augustine St, Dublin

2006     Solas, Teach Ban Nua Gallery, Drumcliff, Sligo

 2005     Caffreys Art Gallery Summer Exhibition, Ballina Arts Festival, Mayo 

2005      Degree Exhibition 2005, IADT, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

 2005      Bulk, Concourse, County Hall, Dun Laoghaire

   Curated by Finola Jones

2004      Purple Monkey Dishwasher, Deansgrange Business Park, Dublin

              Curated by Paul O’Reilly

2004      Graduate Exhibition 2004, IADT, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

2002      2EXPOSED, IADT, Dun Laoghaire

2001      Graduate Exhibition 2001, IADT, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin

 

Commission       2002     Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown

                                            County Council,

              Drawing used for County Council

              Competition.

Collaborations/Projects

                              2013      Afloat Project,

                                            Dalkey Rowing Club,

                                           Artist in Residence

                              2011/12   Together Painting, DePaul,

                                             Sundial House,

                                            James Street, Dublin

                              2008      Children Helping Children,

                                            CBC Monkstown,

                                             Dun Laoghaire