Collections & Awards

Collections
  • 2021 - Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS) Art Collection.
  • 2020, 2017, 2016 - Graphic Studio Dublin Archive.
  • 2019, 2017 - Tyrone Guthrie Centre Collection.
  • 2017 - Work presented to Minister for Arts and Culture, Heather Humphries by the committee of Boyle Arts Festival.
  • 2017 - National Botanic Gardens Archive.
  • 2016, 2015 - Roscommon County Council Civic Art Collection.
  • 2016 - Mountjoy Square Society Archive.


Awards

2021
  • Awarded Associate membership of the Royal Photographic Society (ARPS).
  • Awarded a grant by Culture Ireland to support my two-person exhibition with Matt Connors at the Photographer's Eye Gallery in Escondido, California, USA in June.
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary form Roscommon County Council to purchase equipment for my new printmaking studio space.

2020
  • Awarded the Juror’s Special Honor Award at the (S)Light of Hand exhibition, Escondido, CA, USA.
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council to attend a Photogravure Masterclass with Tariq Dijani, in Galicia, Spain.

2018
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council to provide financial support for my second solo exhibition, Inked & Pressed (part of the PhotoIreland Festival 2018).

2017
  • Awarded Associate membership of the Irish Photographic Federation (AIPF).
  • Received a bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to spend two weeks working on a collaborative project at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to provide financial support for the creation of my first solo exhibition.

2016
  • Work acquired for the new Roscommon County Council Civic Headquarters.
  • Received a bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.
  • Invited to become a full member of the Graphic Studio Dublin.

2015
  • Work acquired for the Roscommon County Council Civic Collection.
  • Awarded a ten-day residency by the Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, Ballinskelligs, Ireland.
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to undertake one-on-one training in medium format film photography from Alan Ross, U.S. based master photographer, and attend an advanced darkroom workshop with him at The Darkroom, Block T, Dublin.
  • Received a Tyrone Guthrie bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.
  • Accepted as a member of the Open Access Programme of the Graphic Studio Dublin.

2014
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to undertake one-on-one training in photo intaglio printmaking with Robert Russell, printmaker and studio director of the Graphic Studio Dublin.
  • Awarded Licentiate membership of the Irish Photographic Federation (LIPF).
  • Awarded First Place in the Projected Image - Landscape category of the Irish Photographic Federation Mid-West Region National Print & Projected Image Competition 2013/2014.

2013
  • Awarded a Honourable Mention at the Irish Photographic Federation National Shield Competition at which Boyle Camera Club won the National Shield.
  • Awarded a joint two-week residency with my wife Susan Mannion by the Cill Rialaig Artist Retreat, Ballinskelligs, Ireland.
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to attend a residential landscape photography course with the international landscape photographer, Charlie Waite.
  • Received a bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Office to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.

2012
  • Received an Individual Artists bursary from Roscommon County Council Arts Department to attend a Black and White Photography course at West Dean College, England.