Curriculum Vitae

 

1. PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Els Borghart

E-mail: elsborghart@gmail.com

 

2. EDUCATION
2005- 2006

University Antwerp Management School (UAMS), Antwerp, Belgium

Post-Ma Cultural Policy & Art Management

Graduated with distinction

2001 – 2005

LUCA School of Arts Ghent, Belgium

Ma in Fine Art

Graduated with distinction

 

3. EXHIBITIONS
2016

Presence of the forgotten, Solo exhibition, Toradh Gallery, Ashbourne, Ireland

Presence of the forgotten, Solo exhibition, Kunstplatform Zebrastraat, Ghent, Belgium

Ithaca, Two-person exhibition with Declan Kelly, South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel, Ireland

On the Way/ Onderweg, Two-person exhibition with Declan Kelly, Basement Gallery, Dundalk, Ireland

2015

Onderweg/ On the way, Two-person exhibition, Galerie De Wandelgangen, Nevele, Belgium

BACK / STAY, Site specific group exhibition, curated by Jeroen Laureyns, Ghent, Belgium

Between Here and You, Two-person exhibition, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Ireland

2014

RUA RED Winter Open, Selected group show, RUA RED, Dublin, Ireland

Selected group exhibition, Engage Longford, Longford, Ireland

2013

We Want You, Selected group show, Avenue Road Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Everything that is not there, Solo exhibition, Upstairs Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

Avenue Festival, Selected group exhibition, Hive Emerging, Waterford, Ireland

Selected group exhibition, Culture Night, The Print Point, Drogheda, Ireland

2012

Unified, Selected group exhibition of 4 artists, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Ireland

Selected group exhibition, Culture Night, The Print Point, Drogheda, Ireland

2011

Selected group exhibition, Culture Night, The Print Point, Drogheda, Ireland

2010

Winter Group Show, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Ireland

2008

Open Ateliers # 7, Nucleo, Ghent, Belgium

2007

6th Printmaking Biannual, Le Hangar, Liège, Belgium

Open Ateliers # 6, Nucleo, Ghent, Belgium

2006

Identiteitsbom, Selected site specific exhibition, Kortrijk, Belgium

2005

Site specific graduation show, LUCA School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium

Selected group exhibition, Gallery ‘Till Roses’, Hansbeke, Belgium

2004

Solo exhibition, Galerie de Wandelgangen, Nevele, Belgium

Selected group exhibition, Gallery Till Roses, Hansbeke, Belgium

Komijn met Pruimen, In situ exhibition, Ghent, Belgium

Selected group exhibition, LUCA School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium

2003

Selected Group Show, LUCA School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium

2002

Selected Group Show, LUCA School of Arts, Ghent, Belgium

 

4. GRANTS/ AWARDS

2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, Create Louth, Arts Act Grant

2014, Tyrone Guthrie Bursary, Create Louth

2013, Arts Council, Visual Arts Curator Residency Award with Nexus Arts

2012, Arts Council, Travel & Training Award

2009, Drogheda Borough Council

 

5. RESIDENCIES

2016, Tyrone Guthrie Artist Residency, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland

2016, Shortlisted for Ragdale, USA

2016, Shortlisted for SIM, Iceland

2015, Tyrone Guthrie Artist Residency, Annaghmakerrig, Ireland

2015, Cill Rialaig Artist Residency, Ballinskelligs, Ireland

2012, 6 week residency with Nucleo vzw, Belgium

2006-2008, Artist in residence with Nucleo vzw, Belgium

2004, Erasmus programme at the Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland

 

6. FREELANCE PROJECTS/ EMPLOYMENT
Curartor / 2016 – ongoing

Role: Blogger and translator

www.curartor.com

Visual Artists Ireland / 2013 – ongoing (occasional) 

Role: Freelance writer

www.visualartists.ie

Drogheda Arts Festival / 2013 – ongoing

Role: Curation & Festival Programming, Production, Advisory

www.droghedaartsfestival.ie

Nexus Arts / 2009 – ongoing

Role: Co-founder, Co -director, Curator

www.nexusarts.eu

The Print Point / 2011 – 2014

The Print Point: a print studio in Drogheda as part of Droichead Arts Centre

Role: Co-founder and board member

www.droichead.com

Freelance Illustrator Academia Press / 2011

Project: book illustrations

www.academiapress.be