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. 

Education

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

Exhibitions

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

 

 

Curatorial Projects

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.

 

 

Awards

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.

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