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1979-1993: Full-time Art and Ceramics teacher in Adult Education, VEC, Dublin.

1993: Established studio at Glencairn, Co. Waterford

1998 June: Launched my salt-glazed ceramics at the studio

1998 Nov: Solo exhibition at the Bridge Gallery, Dublin

1999 August: Joint exhibition of salt-glazed and wood-fire stoneware at The Cotters Yard, Schull, Co. Cork

2000 Nov: Solo exhibition at the Dalkey Arts Centre

2000 Sept - 2001 June: Exhibited with the Irish Contemporary Ceramics Touring Exhibition

2001 Jan/Feb: Featured in the Ceramics Review - an international ceramics magazine

2001 May: Exhibited at the group show Fine Ceramics 11 at Alpha House Gallery Sherbourne, Dorset, England

2001 July: Two man show at the Cotters Yard, Schull, Co Cork

2001 October: Solo exhibition at the D&L Gallery, Limerick

2001: I became a founding member of the Irish Wood/Salt Fire Potters Group

2002 January: Three man show at Alpha House Gallery, Sherbourne Dorset, England

2002 August: Exhibited in Craft Council of Ireland exhibition Of Colour in Craft

2003: Exhibited in three Irish and three British Ceramicists at the National Crafts Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland.

2003: Three Man Show, Alpha House Gallery, SHERBOURNE, DORSET, ENGLAND

2004: Elected Professional Member Crafts Potters Association, London, UK

2005Not Just Pots: Irish Ceramics of 21st Century. Exhibition in National Museum of Ireland, Dublin.

2005: Work acquired by National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts and History. Collins Barracks Dublin, Ireland.

2005 October: Exhibited at Oxford Ceramics Fair, Oxford UK

2006 JUNE: Selected Exhibitor at Earth and Fire, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottingham, UK  

2006 Sep: Selected to exhibit for In the Window Showcase at Contemporary Ceramics, Marshall St. London, UK

2006 SEP: Featured cover artist in USA Ceramics Monthly (August/September edition)

2007 March: Exhibitor 17 Prime Makers exhibition, Ireland and Wales

2007 April: Exhibited in two-man show, Harlequin Gallery, Greenwich, London, uk

2007 Jul-Aug: Participant in IWCAT Woodfiring workshop, Tokoname, Japan

2007 August: Exhibited in Tokoname pottery festival, Japan

2007 Oct: Exhibited Totally Tea-bowls III, Oakwood Gallery, UK

2007 Nov: One-man show in Imagine Gallery, Suffolk, UK

2008: Built three-chambered kiln, Glencairn Pottery

2009 Aug: Object group show, Kilkenny.

2009 AuG: Exhibited at Leach Legacy Group show, St Ives Cornwall.

2010 May: Portfolio Exhibition 2010, National Crafts Gallery, Kilkenny

2010 Aug: Kenny Gallery Galway. Portfolio 2010 Group Exhibition.

2011 May: Exhibited at Collect, Saatchi Gallery, London

2012 Jan: Visiting artist/demonstrator, tel hai ceramics symposium, israel

2011-2013: Studio and Kiln rebuild, Co waterford

2014 Aug: Exhibited at Centred, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin

2014 Aug: Exhibited at Graduates of Limerick Ceramics, Hunt Museum, Limerick

2014: Elected ‘Fellow’ of Craft Potters Association (CPA), London

2015 SeP: Solo Show True to Form, Emmanuel Cooper Gallery, Contemporary Ceramics, London

2015 Oct: Exhibited at Bravura 2015, The Blue Egg Gallery, Wexford

2016: work selected for permanent Collection. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK

2016 Sep: Exhibited at Transformed in fire, Gallerytop, Derbyshire, uk

I am a member of the Crafts Council of Ireland, Irish Contemporary Ceramics and am a fellow of Craft Potters Association UK (CPA). I am also a member of the German Potters group kalkspatz.