Curriculum Vitae

 

 1. PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Declan Kelly

E-mail: info@smalldoorstudio.com

 

2. EDUCATION
2014

National College of Art and Design, Dublin

PDE in Art & Design

2011

Higher Education and Training Awards Council, Ireland

Honours Degree in Art

2003-2006

Institute of Technology, Sligo

Degree in Fine Arts

2002-2003

Drogheda College for Further Education

FETAC Certificate in Art

 

3. EXHIBITIONS
2016 

Traces and Treks, Two-person exhibition with Antonio López, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Ireland

Annual exhibition, Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Ithaca, Two-person exhibition with Els Borghart, South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel, Ireland

On the Way/ Onderweg, Two-person exhibition with Els Borghart, Basement Gallery, Dundalk, Ireland

2015 

In:Transit, Solo exhibition, Toradh Gallery, County Meath

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

2012

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

2010

Winter Group Show, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda

The Scintilla of Lore, Nexus Arts @ Drogheda Arts Festival, Drogheda

Nexus Art Project 3, Nexus Arts, Drogheda

Nexus Art Project 2, Nexus Arts, Drogheda

Nexus Art Project 1, Nexus Arts, Drogheda

2008

Open Ateliers # 7, Nucleo, Ghent

2006

Graduating exhibition, Institute of Technology, Sligo

 

4. GRANTS/ AWARDS

2015, 2014, 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

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

2005, Erasmus programme at Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst, Belgium

 

6. FREELANCE PROJECTS/ EMPLOYMENT
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

St Mary’s Diocesan School Drogheda  / 2007 – on-going

Role: Secondary School Part-Time Teacher

Subjects: Art & Art History, Resource, Substitution

www.stmarysds.ie