CV/BIOG/STATEMENT/REVIEWS

 Cranes

 

DEIRDRE ROBB

 

DATE OF BIRTH: 21 01 1964

PLACE OF BIRTH: Belfast

 

Education        

2000-2001          Masters in Applied Art, University of Ulster.

1999-2000          Postgraduate Diploma, Commendation, University Of Ulster

1996-1999          BA (Hons) Fine & applied Art, 2:1

 

BURSARIES/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES 

2013                 Grundvig, support for individual research award

                        Engage, residency in Padua, Italy

2011                 DD Award, Northern Ireland Tourist Board

                        Artist in Residence, Kilcooley Women’s Centre, Bangor

2007                 Artist Residency, Tyrone Guthrie Bursary, Monaghan

2005                 Residency, Windows on the World, Water Tower, Louisville

2004                 Grasses, Artopia, Kentucky USA

2002                 Millennium Award, NIVT/Lottery, Grasses Project

                        Laganside Arts Award, lagan Weir

2001                 ACNI, Individual Artists Award,

                        ACNI, Travel award

2000                 Arts & Humanities, British Academy Award

1999                 European SF Award

                        Tyrone Guthrie Bursary, Annamakerigh, Belfast City Council

COLLECTIONS/COMMISSIONS

                       National University of Ireland, Galway,

                      Siena, Institute of Contemporary art, drawings, Italy,

                      Stormont Castle, Prints, Dundonal,

                      La Mon House Hotel, Wall hanging, Rose lawn,

                      Kirkingston Primary School, Wall hanging, Castlewellan

                      The Engine Room Gallery, Sculpture/Photographs, Belfast,

                      University of Ulster, Photographs, York Street,

                      The Bridge, Contemporary Prints of East Belfast, Albertbridge,

                      Private Collections/Commissions throughout Britain, Ireland and the USA

PUBLIC ART/PROGRAMMES

2014                  Art in the Eastside, large-scale billboard project

                         Wish Project, 6 temp interventions in Belfast

                         Art Flag Bunting, outdoor intervention, N’ards Rd Belfast,

2013                  Chevy in the Hole, installation, Flint Michigan

2012                  Urban Meadows, mural 155 N’ards Rd Belfast,

                         Dove of peace St Mathews, Belfast

                         Art Flag Bunting, Installation, CEX +Connswater centre

2011                  Art in the Eastside II, large-scale billboard project

                         I am Woman, Kilcooley Bangor, and wall hanging

2010                  Hewitt in the Frame, Peace Wall Shankill, 100ft long artwork

                         Art in the Eastside, Artist, Billboard project, East Belfast

2009                  If walls Could Talk- Peace Wall Art, archivist, publication

2008                  Hollywood Arches Integrated Arts Project, , M media

2007                  Mount Vernon Centre, Artist, 13 steps Public Art project

2004                  Our Patch, Artist, Public Art Publication

2003                  Tomorrow’s Faces, Artist, East Belfast, Public Sculpture

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO

2010                 Blue, Paintings Installations, Sculpture Engine Room Gallery

2009                 City, CEX Featured artist of the month

2003                 Sensory Perceptions, Waiting Room Gallery, Belfast

2001                A sense Of Place, Engine Room Gallery, Belfast

1999                Spacious Forms, Clotsworthy House, Antrim    

SELECTED GROUP

2014                Passion For Freedom Festival, London

                       Art in The Eastside, Billboard project, Belfast

                       SetGo, Digital Art exhibition

2013                Echoes, 2 man show, Creative Exchange Belfast

                       Art in the Eastside, Engine Room Gallery, Belfast

                       Passion for freedom Festival, International festival London

                       Art Flag Bunting, Free City international art festival, Michigan

                       Glorious Freaks, National University of Ireland, Galway

2012                Cex in the City, 2 woman exhibition, Belfast Festival at Queens

                        Art in the Eastside III, Billboard project Belfast

                        Scenic World, Sculpture Exhibition, Australia, Feb 2012

                        Titanic Exhibition, Belfast, Southampton, April- 2012

2011                 Art in the Eastside, Portview Trade Centre

                        Siena, Institute of Contemporary art, drawings, Italy

                        Cex in the City, 2 woman exhibition, CEX gallery

                        Urban Matters, 2 woman exhibition, CEX gallery

                       Summer Show, Engine Room Gallery

2010                Art in the East Side, Billboard project

                       Compositions, Waterfront Hall, Gallery 1

2009                Exchanging Spaces, CEX Gallery

                       Body, Engine Room Gallery,

2008                Northern Light, Eastern Star, Hedge Gallery, LaBocca, Belfast

                       BODY – University of Ulster Gallery,

2007                Print Workshop Members exhibition

                       Creative Exchange group exhibition, Hedge Gallery

                       Arterial Routes, PLACE Gallery

                       Mill Contemporary Views  Installation ERG & Space Gallery

                       East Belfast, Transitions, Public Art, Holywood Arches HC

2006                Transart– Metro Buses exhibition n the world, Waterfront, spring

2005                Windows on The World International, Kentucky, USA

                       Seven, Gallery 24, group exhibition, Berlin

                       At Your Own Risk, Space Studios Creative Exchange

                       What’s love got to do with it, Hedge Gallery

2004               Christmas exhibition, Engine Room Gallery

                      Works in Progress, Engine Room Gallery

                      Here and Now, Creative Exchange, Engine Room Gallery

                      Encompass Ardgillian Castle, Dublin Grasses International Exhibition

                      Refined Views, Tile Refinery Gallery

                      Drawing Conclusions, Waterfront Hall

                      In It There Is, Waterfront Hall

2003               Inaugural exhibition, Hedge Gallery

                     Sensory Perceptions, Waiting Room Gallery

                     Visual perceptions, Engine Room Gallery

                     Connections, Creative Exchange, November, Waterfront

                     Links That Connect Us, Waterfront Hall

                     4 Fields of Reference, Lagan Weir

                     Grasses, Artopia Art Centre, Louisville, USA

                     Watch this Space, Engine Room Gallery

                     Five Degrees East, Trace Contemporary Art Gallery

2001              Millworks II, Engine Room Gallery

                     Creative Exchange International exhibition, Bank One gallery, LV, USA

                     Placed, A Three Women Exhibition, Galway

2000              State Of The Art, Millennium, Engine Room Gallery

                     Extracts, Context Gallery, Derry

                     Consequences, Drawing Exhibition, Belfast/Colerain

                     Observations II, Ulster Hospital, Dondonald

                     Creative Exchange, Tank Gallery

                     A place in art, 5 Women Show, ERG

1999              Passing On, Hector Street, Belfast

                     Absence is presence, University of Ulster

                     Millworks, Engine Room Gallery

1998              Textile Art In Focus, ERG

                     Collectives, Golden Thread Gallery

                     Triple Perspective, La Mon House Hotel

                     Observations, Ulster Hospital, Dundonald

1997              Creative Exchange Small works, Queen’s Festival

                    Walk Don’t Run, Linenhall Works

                    Windows on the World, Koningshot, Holland

 

ORGANISATIONS/MEMBERSHIP

2011-2012         East Belfast Arts Festival

2010-present      Digital artist studios, member

2006present      Creative Exchange, (Chairperson.1999-2004- Director /member)

1997-present      Belfast Print Workshop (member)

1998-present      East Belfast Artist Collective, (Board, Engine Room)

1999-2004          Northern Ireland Visual Arts Forum (Deputy Chairperson)

2000- 2004         East Belfast Arts & Culture Group (member)

2002- 2006         Greengrass/Bluegrass/Newgrass (Board)

2003-2004          New Belfast Community arts (Board) CAF (Board)

 

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