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Ní Chiobháin, Áine PDF Print E-mail
‘For me art is a compulsion to connect with my surroundings, and create a sense of place. The process of making art is born out of innate curiosity and excitement at phenomenal occurrences around me.’

Áine Ní Chíobháin is an artist born in Cork City with family roots in Corca Dhuibhne.  She is living and working in Dingle since 2007.  She has an Honours Degree from Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork City.  Her artwork is found in many public and private collections including HETAC, CIT and Kerry County Council, Ireland.  She is a recipient of numerous awards including bursary awards, project awards, and residency awards from Ealaín na Gaeltachta (Arts Council of Ireland & Údarás na Gaeltachta), Kerry County Council and Cork Film Centre. She has been selected for ongoing commissions by South Wind Blows with funding allocated from Derry City Council & Derry-Londerry Capital of Culture and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

She has participated in residencies at Cil Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Ireland (2015), Wild Valley Art Park, Sydney, Australia (2013), The Parlour Studios (ResArtis), Melbourne, Australia, (2013), An Lab, Dingle, Ireland (2011) and more.  She most recently undertook a residency program as part of the Cil Rialaig Art Centre, Ballinskelligs 2015/16 to create an edition of copper-plate etchings.

Ní Chíobháin has exhibited in many group exhibitions and installations. Her most recent solo exhibitions include Faoi Dhraíocht ag Ceol na Farraige, Áras Éanna, Inis Oirr, Galway 2016, Élumna, Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Ballinskelligs, Kerry 2016.

Áine was officially selected for Tionól, Sabhal Mór Ostaigh, Isle of Skye, (2013), Orgi 4, Kings ARI, Sydney, Australia (2013), RHA 182nd Annual Exhibition, RHA Galley, Dublin. (2012), Crosbhóthar, Dingle, Connemara and Donegal and on The National Gallery of Ireland, Culture Night  (2011 & 2012), Cork Arttrail, Tig Filí, Cork (2004/2005), Labyrinth at Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, a Cork European Capital of Culture commission (2005), And Introducing, West Cork Arts Centre (2003).

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016  Faoi Dhraíocht ag Ceol na Farraige, Áras Éanna, Inis Oirr, Galway.

2016  Élumna, Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Ballinskelligs, Kerry, Ireland.

2013  Istigh sa Ghleann, Wild Valley, Sydney, Australia.

2011 Guthanna Eile, Feile na Bealtaine, Dingle, Kerry.

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016, Thiar/Here, An Lab, Dingle, Co. Kerry.

2016  Original Print Source, Origin Gallery, Dublin.

2015  Impressions Biennale, Tionól, Sabhal Mór Ostaigh, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

2013  Loganam, Féile na Bealtaine, Goat Street Studios, Dingle, Kerry.

2013  Orgi 4, Kings ARI, Kings Stree, Melbourne CBD, Australia.

2013  Curated Screening, ACMI, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

2013  Other Voices Art Installation, Leman Street, London.

2013  Other Voices Art Installation, An Chultúrlann, Derry/Londerry.