Lynn-Marie Dennehy is a visual artist, living and working in Cork City, Ireland. She received a first class honours MA in Art and Process in 2018 and a first class honours BA in Fine Art in 2015 from CIT Crawford College of Art and Design. Her research-based practice employs sculpture, printmaking and performance with influences from philosophy, sociology and Greek mythology. She is a member of the National Sculpture Factory, Cork Printmakers and a citizen in the ‘State of Print’. In July 2018 she worked on the steering committee and later as project assistant on Iron R 18, an international iron-casting project with The National Sculpture Factory. In 2019 she worked on Iron50 and international iron-casting project with the University Of Minnesota, USA as a visiting project artist. Recent exhibitions include ’Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art’, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, ‘Future Marginalia’, Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, ‘Fantasy of The Good Life’, St Lukes, Cork City, 'State of Print', travelling exhibition.
2018: CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.
MA Art and Process: 1st Class Honours
2015: CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork.
BA (hons) in Fine Art: 1st Class Honours
2011: Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, London.
Portfolio Preparation for Mature Students: Distinction
2009: Future Trend Training Academy, Enfield, London
An Introduction to Dreamweaver & Dreamweaver: The Next Step
2006: London College of Fashion, Oxford Street, London.
ABC Foundation in Art and Design: Merit
2004: Colaiste Stiofán Naofa, Tramore Road, Cork.
FETAC Level 5 in Art, Craft and Design: 7 distinctions, 2 merits
2019: State of Print, Cork City Ireland
2019: Sign Bearers, Part of See You Tomorrow, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh , Co Cork
2019: Hephaestus’s Chair by James L Hayes, Iron pouring performance as part of Iron50, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
2019:PRINT.ed #5, EINA Espai Barra de Ferro, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art, Barcelona, Spain
2019: State of Print – travelling exhibition – Norwich & Preston, England, Dundee, Scotland and Ireland
2018: Puth Guth as part of Common Tongue, BxNU Experimental Studio, Baltic 39, Newcastle, England
2018: Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork City, Ireland
2018: Iron R 18, National Sculpture factory, Albert Road Cork City, Ireland
2018: State of Print –Ambaixada de Barcelona, EINA Espai Barra de Ferro, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art, Barcelona, Spain
2018: State of Print -IMPACT 10 / ENCUENTRO International Printmaking Conference, Santander, Spain
2018:Aprons of Power by Rachel Fallon - performance as part of the Artists Campaign to Repeal the 8th for EVA International opening ceremony, Limerick City, Ireland
2018: State of Print - Embassy and Border Crossing, W OR M Gallery, Aberdeen, Scotland
2018: State of Print - Embassy and Border Crossing, GENERATOR Projects, Dundee, Scotland
2018: Dáil Doll Dáil, as part of Grease My Paw for Sample Studios, Cork City, Ireland
2018: Totem, Dali&Gala, Cork City, Ireland
2017: Future Marginalia, CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork City, Ireland
2017: Fantasy of The Good Life, The Crypt, St Luke, Cork City Ireland
2016: Print in Space, Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork City, Ireland
2016: Peer, Wandsford Quay Gallery, Cork City, Ireland
2016: Tweetbox, Cork City Hall Atrium, Cork City, Ireland
2015: Tweetbox, Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford
2015: Sacred Space, Dublin Live Arts Festival, Grangegorman Campus, DIT, Dublin, Ireland
2015: Aroura ‘15, Cork Printmakers, Wandesford Quay, Cork, Ireland
2015: Snap 3, International Print Symposium, portfolio presentation, Kostler Bentlage, Rheine, Germany
2015: Tweetbox, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
2015: Fleglings, Lavitt Gallery, Fr Matthew St, Cork, Ireland
2015: We Do Not Leave Pyramids,CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork City, Ireland
2014: Authentic Presence, a group performance exhibition by The Performance Caravan, headlining the Quarter Festival, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, Irelnd
2014: The Katalog, Wandsford Quay Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2014: Meitheal na hAbhann: A Collective Gathering at the River, a collaborative performance with artist Matt Toole for the Iron-R 2 Project, National Sculpture Factory, Cork, Ireland
2014: The Artist’s Book, Cork World Book Fest, Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork
2014: A Performance Caravan, curated by Amanda Coogan, Sample Studios, Cork
2013: A scratch performance as part of the Quarter Festival, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
2015: Print in Space, Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork City,Ireland
2015: Trouvaille, (n) something lovely discovered by chance, CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork.
2014: Authentic Presence, Quarter Festival, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.
2015: Cork Printmakers 12-month graduate bursary.
2015: The Ciaran Langford Memorial Bursary in Backwater Artists Group.
2015: The Student Residency Award in Crawford College of Art and Design.
2015: The CIT Collection purchase prize.
2015: The Morgan P Doyle purchase prize.