2019 - 2021  MA in Art + Research Collaboration [ARC],

                     Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

2011 - 2015  BA (Hons) in Photography,

                     Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

2009 - 2011  FETAC Level 5 in Visual Arts,

                     Kilkenny Collective for Arts Talent, Art & Study Centre, Callan, Ireland


solo exhibition - 2021: The Gerard Dillon Gallery at Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Belfast (NI/UK) 

solo exhibition - dates TBC: Custom House Studios, Westport - currently postponed 

Solo Exhibition

2018    Aesthetic Distance, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork


Group Exhibitions

2019    Winter Open 2019 Annual Exhibition - Rua Red, Dublin

2018    FiLiArt100 - FiLiA 2018 Conference, Manchester, UK

2018    The 188th Annual Exhibition 2018 - Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery, Dublin

2018    Nasty Women - Global charity art exhibition, Constellations, Liverpool, UK

2017    Lass Struggle - FiLiA 2017 Conference Exhibition, The Institute of Education, London, UK

2017    Hotron ART WORKS'17 - Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow

2017    The 187th Annual Exhibition 2017 - Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery, Dublin

2016    Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016 Exhibition - National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin,

2016    135th Royal Ulster Academy of Arts Annual Exhibition - Ulster Museum, Belfast, NI/UK

2016    Hotron ART WORKS'16 - Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow,

2016    The 186th Annual Exhibition 2016 -  Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery, Dublin

2015    Emergence - Steambox Galleries, Dublin

2015    Open Submission Exhibition - Arts Festival, The Maltings, Birr

2015    Graduate Show - Dún Laoghaire IADT, Dún Laoghaire

2014    Residency - The Library Project, Dublin

2013    Alternate Voices - Moxie Studios, Dublin


Artist Talks

2019    Panel discussion chaired  by Becks Butler, Critical Academy at Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland, PhotoIreland, Dublin

2019    Guest lecturer, Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoighaire 

2018    In conversation with an independent curator Becks Butler, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork

Grants and Awards

2020    selected artist for FUTURES: Irish Talent 2020 (PhotoIreland)

2017    winner of Hotron ART WORKS Prize for work by a recent graduate

2017    awarded Professional Development Grant - Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

2016    short-listed for Hennessy Portrait Prize

2016    short-listed for Hotron ART WORKS Prize for work by a recent graduate



Art Collection of Trinity College Dublin

Private collection, Dublin 


Reviews and Features

2019    Artist Interviews: Performing the Posthuman Subject - VAI News Sheet September/October 2019

2017    Graduate Photography 2007 - 2017: The Long List - Source Magazine Online October 2017

2017    Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016 - VAI News Sheet January/February 2017

2015    Source Graduate Photography 2015 - Source Magazine Issue 83


Curatorial Projects

2017    Curator of group exhibition RE:VIEW, The Complex, Dublin 

            Collaboration with 15 recent graduates of BA Honour Photography course at Dún Laoghaire IADT. Artform: photography,

            video and installation

2015    Curator of group exhibition Emergence, Steambox Galleries, Dublin

            Initiating and organizing this exhibition, which featured work of 13 artists, including myself. Artform: photography and istallation

Born in 1974,

 the Czech Republic.

Since 2007

has been living and working  in Ireland,

based in Dublin.

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