CV

Anna Donovan                                                              

                   

Exhibitions

 

2021       ‘Sculpture In Context’ (August/September), National Botanic Gardens, Dublin

2021       ‘Re-New’, August Craft Month, Craft NI, Royal Avenue, Belfast

2021       ‘In My Heart’s Core’ (August/September), Artists At The Mill group exhibition, Cultúrlann                  McAdam Ó Fiaich, Falls Road, Belfast

2021       ‘Cupola 30’, (July/August), , Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2021       ‘ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor, Co. Down, N.I.

2021       ‘Limin-alley’, part of the Imagine Festival, East Belfast entry, Belfast

2020       ‘Hindsight2020’, Winter Open Exhibition, Rua Red, South Dublin Arts Centre, Dublin

2020       ‘Ubuntu’, Christmas group exhibition, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2020       Liminal Space, Belfast, Oct.

2020       ‘ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor, Co. Down, (Online)

2020       Ceramics Showcase Craft NI, Royal Avenue Belfast

 

2019       Artists At The Mill Christmas Group Exhibition, Conway Mill, Belfast

2019       RUA Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2019       ‘The Anna Cheyne Visual Arts Award 2019’, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

2019       ‘Reawakening’, group exhibition, The Natural Room Emporium, Comber, Co. Down, N. Ireland

2019       ‘ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor, Co. Down, N. Ireland

2019       ‘Body Language - Materials, Messages & Meaning’, R-Space Gallery, Lisburn

2019       ‘Face Value’, collaboration with Lenka Davidikova, Sunburst Gallery, Ards Art Centre, Newtownards

 

2018       ‘Closer to Home’, Puffin Gallery, Ballycastle, County Antrim, N. Ireland

2018       ‘Shades of Clay’, Kunsthuis Gallery, Crayke, Yorkshire

2018       RUA Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2018       ‘Emerging Artists’, Bils and Rye Gallery, Kirkbymoorside, N. Yorkshire

2018       ‘Fragments of Time’, with Artists At The Mill & Amps Studios in conjunction with Linen Biennial, Feile An                       Phobail & August Craft Month, Drying Room Gallery, Conway Mill, Belfast

2018       ‘10 x 10 Exhibition’, Puffin Gallery, Ballycastle, County Antrim, N. Ireland

2018       ‘Figure’, group exhibtion, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2018       Summer Season Exhibition, Mill Cove Gallery, The Beara Peninsula, County Cork, Ireland

2018       ‘Rainbow’, Zozimus Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2018       ‘ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor, Co. Down, N. Ireland

2018       ‘Program Your Radioactive Wish’, Catalyst Arts, Belfast

2018       ‘An Untold Story’, Hallows Gallery, Belfast, N.Ireland

 

2017       QSS Xmas Show, Queen Street Studios, Belfast, N. Ireland

2017       ‘Strings Attached’ Feile an Phobail & August Craft Month, Drying Room, Conway Mill, Belfast

2017       ’Queeriosity’ Belfast Pride Week Group Exhibition, Crescent Art Centre, Belfast, N. Ireland

2017       ‘Landscape Defined’, Framewerk Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

2017       ’ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Bangor, N. Ireland

2017       #WORKINPROGRESS, Framewerk Gallery, Belfast

 

2016       ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go’, Boom Studios, Bangor Train Station

 

2015       ‘Creative Peninsula’, Ards Art Centre, Newtownards

 

2014       ‘Inner Child/Outer Adult’, Belfast Children’s Festival, Artists@ The Mill, Conway Mill, Belfast

2014       ‘CATalogue’ Café, collaboration with artist Sheelagh Colclough; Culture Night 2014, Belfast

2014       ‘Cracked’ Revised (Pop Up Art Productions), collaboration with actor and writer Claire Cogan, and Raymond                  Keane; The Ark, Dublin

 

 

Awards/Prizes

2021     Emergency Resilience Grant, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

2018     Support for the Individual Artist Program Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

2018     2nd Prize ‘ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Co. Down, N. Ireland

2017     2nd Prize ‘ForM: Sculpture Exhibition’, Bangor Castle Walled Garden, Co. Down, N. Ireland

 

Residencies

2018       Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan, ROI

2017       #WORKINPROGRESS, Framewerk Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland

2016       Wee Residencies, Boom Studios, Bangor, N. Ireland

 

Education

1990       Art & Design Foundation, Liverpool Polytechnic

1993       HND Design Crafts, Cumbria College of Art & Design

1995       BA Hons 3D Design (Ceramics) University of Wales, Cardiff