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Mary McCaffrey

Education and Qualifications:

2010       Certificate of Business Enterprise Level 11 (Curriculum Council Education Authority C.C.E.A)

              at Queen's  University

2008/10   Master of Fine Art, University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast

2008        Introduction to Learning and Teaching for Postgraduate Tutors and Demonstrator

2005/08   BA (Hons) Degree in Fine & Applied Arts, University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast                   

2004        BTEC Diploma (with distinction) in Foundation Studies Art & Design, Castlereagh College, Belfast.

 

Work Experience:

Royal Ulster Academy (RUA),High Street, Belfast - Arts Administrator                                                                    

Upcoming Exhibition:

Royal Hibernian Academy of Art, Ely Place, Dublin - 22 May - 30 July, 2011

Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast - ArtAid Auction and Exhibition - 'War on Want' 50th Anniversary

Exhibitions: Paintings, Photography, Painting/Sculpture

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast - December- January 2011 - 'The M-Machine'  2/12/10 - 29/1/2011

Catalyst Arts, Queen Street, Belfast - 8th July - 22nd July, 2010 - along with The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

University of Ulster, Master of Fine Art exhibition - June, 2010

University of Ulster, Belfast - January, 2010

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast - 'Glisten' - December, 2009

Platform Arts Gallery, Queen Street, Belfast - June, 2009

Blink Studio, Malone Road, Belfast - July 2008- June,2010

University of Ulster, York Street, Belfast -  Degree Show - June 2008

La Galleria, 30 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London - April, 2008

Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane - November, 2007

St. Mary's University College, Falls Road, Belfast - August, 2006

Malone House Hotel, Malone Road, Belfast - February, 2006

Castlereagh College, Montgomery Road, Belfast - December, 2005

 

Installation:

Representation of a waterfall at Barnett Demesne, Malone Road, Belfast

 - permission by Belfast City Council - April, 2009

 

Awards:

2008   Degree Show at the University of Ulster, Belfast,  'Diageo' Northern Ireland

          awarded 'Emerging Artist Award' part of the Ulster Festival of Art & Design.      

2008    University of Ulster, Belfast  The Studio Bar, Competition Winner for the 'The Margaret Coram Collection'.

2008    Short listed for the Bank of Ireland Student 'Toradh Award' 

2007    Winner of all-Ireland 'Art of Nurture Competition'. The Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

 

Collections:

Lloyds TSB Bank Plc, Piccadilly, London

Diageo Northern Ireland, Boucher Road, Belfast

Blink Studio, Malone Road, Belfast

University of Ulster, Belfast ' The Academy'

University of Ulster,  Belfast, 'The Studio Bar'

Elements Studio, Downhill, Co. Derry.

 

Publications:

2011    Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin - Annual Exhibition 2011

2011    International Art Portal Huma.3 - 'The M-Machine' http://www.huma3.com

2010    MFA Catalogue - published by Verbal Media, Derry

2009    Belfast City Council - 'Spring is in the Air' catalogue for Spring Fair at

            'Barnett Demesne' Belfast - April, 2009.

2008    Visual Artist Ireland, 37 North Great Georges Street, Dublin 1

            http://www.visualartists.ie/sft_news_archive.html

2008    Belfast Telegraph, 7th January. p.9 - www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk

             Irish News, 7th January. p.24 - www.irishnews.com

             Leitrim Post, 8th January. p.5 - www.leitrimpost.com  

             Leitrim Observer, 11th January. p.7A - www.leitrimobserver.ie

            South Belfast News, 19th January. p.6 - www.ireland.click.com

2007    Commercial Finance Ireland 'The Art of Nurture' 29th November -  http://www.commercialfinance.ie/art-of-nurture/

             Leitrim Post, 11th December. p.70 - www.leitrimpost.ie

             Longford Leader, 14th December. p.38 - www.longford-leader.ie

             Belfast News Letter, 17th December. p.8 - www.newsletter.co.uk

 

 

Television and Radio Recordings:

2008    'NvTv' Community Television Belfast

             23 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2FF - http://www.nvtv.co.uk

              - interviewed by Katie Larmour and recorded at University of Ulster Degree Show June 2008.

2008    'In the City Dublin City Channel, Unit 4, 88/89 Furze Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18.

             - recorded at 'La Galleria' 30 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London, SW1 4UY - 24th April,2008.

2008    'The Late Late Show'  RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4  - interviewed by Pat Kenny at RTE Studios

           - 11th April, 2008   http://www.rte.ie/tv/latelate/                            

2008    'Arts Extra' -  BBC Northern Ireland Broadcasting House, Ormeau Ave, Belfast.

             - interviewed by Kim Leneghan, producer Conor McKay,  7th January, 2008 www.bbc.co.uk

2007    'In the City' -  Dublin City Channel, Unit 4, 88/89 Furze Road,

             Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18  - recorded at Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane 

             - 29th November, 2007.

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: Thursday, 19 May 2011