Studio @ Leitrim Sculpture Centre, New Line, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
2018 Fulbright Irish Scholar Award USA LandArts University of New Mexico; 2012 PhD University of Ulster Belfast; 2002 MA (Taught) Time based Media/Performance Studies Dartington College of Arts; 1992 BA Sculpture 1992 NCAD Dublin.
Selected Fellowships and Awards
2021 Agility Award Round 3 The Arts Council, Ireland.
2021 Bursary Award Leitrim County Council Arts Office, Leitrim.
2020 Professional Development Award The Arts Council, Ireland.
2020/18/2016 Visual Arts Bursary Award The Arts Council, Ireland.
2017-2018 Fulbright Irish Scholar Award USA LandArts New Mexico.
2016 Migrating Art Academies (MigAA) Residency Award.
2015 Agora Collective/ Nordisk Kulturfond/ EU Creative Europe.
2018/15/14/09 International Travel Bursary Culture Ireland.
2013/12/10 Visual Arts Bursary Award The Arts Council of Ireland.
2015/13/10/09 Travel & Training Award The Arts Council of Ireland.
2014/13/09 Arts Bursary Leitrim County Council Arts Office.
2010 /08/04 International Travel Bursary University of Ulster Belfast.
2008 One-off Project Award (AFTER,) The Arts Council of Ireland.
2008/07 Arts Bursary Leitrim County Council Arts Office.
2008/07 Visual Arts Bursary Award The Arts Council of Ireland.
2007-10 Vice-Chancellor’s Research Scholarship University of Ulster.
2006 Publication Award Arts Council Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2006 Travel & Training Award The Arts Council of Ireland.
2005 Commission Award The Arts Council of Ireland.
2005 Community Artist Residency Award Firestation Studios, Dublin.
Emerging Artist Award A.I.B (short-listed), Dublin, Ireland.
2003 Open E+VA Main Award Winner, Limerick City Gallery.
2001 Millennium Scholarship Arts Award Bank of Ireland.
International and National Residencies
2022 Eco Show Boat Residency Award Leitirm.
2022 Cow House Studio Residency Programme Wexford.
2020/21 Woods Research Residency Interface Residency Galway.
2020/21 Gallery Residency Programme Leitrim Sculpture Centre.
2021 Gallery Exhibition Residency South Tipperary Arts Centre.
2019 Volunteer Residency Programme Grizedale Arts, England.
EUCIDA Digital Residency Programme, Latvia.
2018 WormFarm Wisonsin, USA.
De-Construkt[projekts] New York.
Native Seed Savers Arizona.
William & Lynda Steere Herbarium New York.
2017 The Observatory Residency SPUD, ArtsSway, England.
MERL Museum of English Rural Life, England.
Charter Art Common Ground, England.
2016 Allenheads Contemporary Arts (ACA), England.
2015 ART/FOOD/CLIMATE CHANGE Agora Collective, Berlin.
Politics of Food Delfina Foundation, London.
Utopiana Genève Switzerland.
Flanagans Field Community Gardens Dublin.
2014 Rejmyre Art Lab Sweden
Killruddery House & Gardens Wicklow.
2013 Cambridge Sustainability Residency Cambridge
Fort Dunree Residency Project ArtLinks Donegal.
2012 Exploring Pathways Sideways Arts Festival Belgium.
2009 RIAA Argentina; Drawing Spaces Lisbon Portugal.
2008-9 e-MobilArts International Research Programme.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2021 The Long Hedge Leitrim Sculpture Centre.
2020 Safe Hold Wexford Arts Centre.
2017 Home Grown Housing The Museum of English Rural Life.
Silent Needles Speaking Flowers SPUD Observatory, England.
2015 Provisional AC Institute New York.
2014 The Potting Shed + Fortifying Beds Artlinks Donegal.
Balsam Bashing ArtLab, Rejmyre, Sweden.
2013 Labour on, think - as if Draoicht Arts Centre, Dublin.
SEED MATTER III Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2012 Seed Matter Part II ‘Living Fields’ Leitrim Sculpture Centre
2011 Seed Matter and ‘other’ stories The Butler Gallery.
2007 Points of departure Context Gallery, Derry.
2006 Tidings – from here to there The Lab Galley Dublin.
2005 Provisional Teor/e Tica Costa Rica Central America.
2004 In Progress The Irish Museum of Modern Art The Process Room.
TORQUE Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen, Fermanagh.
Exploring Drawing Skibberean Arts Center Cork.
2003 Fragments The Model Arts & Niland Gallery Sligo;
Belltable Arts Center, Limerick.
Artist Devised Publications/Printed Art Matter
As Above So Below’ project, at ACA, Allenheads Contemporary Arts. Funded by Arts Council England, North Pennines AONB Partnership, Active Northumberland, Newcastle University and with The Arts Council of Ireland. Dimensions: 540 x 770 mm Folded 140 x 200 cm, Artist edition: 100, ISBN: 978-0-9928880-2-2. Content design, development and production Christine Mackey - Drift-editions.
2014 BACKLANDS Property Registration Authority, Roscommon and Office of Public Works, Dublin Dimensions: 1000 x 930 mm Folded 125 x 222.5 mm, Artist edition: 500, ISBN: 978-0-9928880-0-8, Pure design.
2014 Balsam Bashing Rejmyre Art Lab, Sweden, Published by: Drift Editions, Dimensions: 210 x 148 mm, Full-colour, page count 15, Artist edition: 100, SBN: 978-0-9928880-1-5, Content design, development and production Christine Mackey - Drift-editions.
2013 SEED MATTER Limerick City Gallery of Art with additional funding from The Arts Council of Ireland, Limerick City Gallery of Art, The Butler Gallery. Dimensions: 210 x 148 mm, Artist edition: 250, ISBN: 0-9553668-4-4. Content design, development and production Christine Mackey - Drift-editions.
2012 A Year in the Field (set of two publications) Commissioned by Fingal County Council Arts Office, Published and distributed by Fingal County Council Dimensions: Pad 1. A5 Full-colour, Pad 2. A4 Full-colour, Content and concept Design Christine Mackey ISBN: ISBN 9780957172104.
2009 Planters - Trade Off Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and the University of Ulster, Belfast. Content design, development and production Christine Mackey - Drift-editions.
2008 RIVERwork(s) The Department of Environment, Heritage and local Government Per Cent for Art Scheme with additional support from The Arts Council of Ireland and The Sligo Art Gallery, Contributors: Dermot Healy Bryonie Reed Sam Moore, Don Cotton Terry O’ Regan and Ciara Healy, Dimensions: 156 Pages, Full-colour, hard-bound and stitched. Artist edition: 750. ISBN: 9780955225697, Ignition Press, Co-editor: Cliodhna Shaffrey.
2006 Points of Departure The Context Gallery, Derry, Contributors: Alicia Zamort, Patricia Belli, Helen Temple, Rolando Castellon, Santiago B. Olmo, Rodolfo Molina, Dimensions: 100 pages, full colour with paperback cover. Artist edition: 100.
2006 TIDINGS – from here to there Commissioned by Dublin City Council Arts Office, Contributor: Ruth Jones, Calling it home: gifts between strangers. Economy begins at home. Dimensions: 82 Pages with 27 one-colour text drawings and 27 colour images spiral bound with paperback cover. Artist edition: 250. ISBN: 0 9554281 06.
Selected Public Presentations
2019 Art in the Anthropocene, Trinity College, Dublin; EUGEO Conference.
2018 Looking for Todd De-Construkt[projekts], New York.
Seed Matter Art & Ecology Department, University of New Mexico.
The Garden Plot: Land, History, Politics’, Land Arts of the American West, University of New Mexico.
WormFarm Institute, Wisconsin, United States.
Participant; Art Meets Biological Science’, New Mexico History Museum.
2017 MERL Museum of English Rural Life, England.
SPUD Observatory Residencies, England.
2016 Mutant Ecologies in Contemporary Art, Organisers: MACBA Museu d’Art Contemporanide Barcelona/Translocal Institute Budapest.
Arts in Education Portal National Day, IMMA, Dublin.
Poster Presentation ‘The Potting Shed’ ALTERRURALITY3 Co. Galway.
Poster Presentation: ‘An Enduring Monument’ Farming and Country Life 1916-2016,Teagasc and Galway County Council Farming and County.
2015 Panellist: What if we got it wrong? Irish Culture Centre, Paris.
Panellist: FROM I TO YOU Leitrim Sculpture Centre.
Public Food Event: Homage to the Pea Delfina Foundation, London.
2014 The Model and Niland Gallery, Sligo.
2014 Art Rejmyre Lab, Sweden.
2013 Panellist: SLOW VISIBILITY Discussion A Fugitive Papers Event at Tulca
2013 Art and Geography Conference University of Lyon.
2013 A Year in the Field Visual Artists Ireland.
2012 Panelist/presentation: Conversations Art & Ecology, Red Stables Dublin.
2012 International Symposium on Public Art Fingal County Council.
2011 Seed Matter The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny.
2010 Open Arts, Cavan Arts Centre.
2009 Presentation: with Dr. Steve Garner RIAA: Argentina.
2009 Panelist: Leitrim Sculpture Centre with PS2 Paragon Studios, Belfast.
2009 Presentation/panelist: TRADE Artists in Conversation: Dock Art Centre.
2008 Presentation: Roscommon Arts Centre.
2008 Presentation/panelist: Tramway Arts Centre, Glasgow.
2008 Panelist: e-mobilArts: http://www2.media.uoa.gr/~charitos/emobilart/
2007 Presentation/panelist: TRADE 2007 Leitrim County Council