Artist, Designer, Maker

Tel: 086 3993241
Email: stitchlilyATgmailDOTcom

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  • Once Upon a Time -  Feile na Bealtaine, Dingle, Ireland 2014
  •  Ar Gor - Dingle Ireland 2014
  • Doily Free Zone - Pavia Italy, 2013
  • Sythia – Ukraine 2013
  • Hang Ups -Brisbane, Australia, 2012
  • Honan Chapel - Cork Textile Network, Cork, 2012
  • International Freeform Fibre Art Guild -online exhibition, 2011
  • Kerry Bicycle Festival -Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Co. Kerry, 2011
  • The International Hyperbolic Crocheted Coral Reef -The Science Gallery, Dublin, 2010
  • Shroud International Textile Festival, UK, 2010
  • Four Seasons -International Freeform Fibre Art Guild, SLV Fibre Festival, Colorado, USA, 2009
  • The Long Note, -Cork Textile Network, Cork School of Music, Cork, 2009
  • Elementals Cork Textile Network, St.Fin Barres Cathedral, Cork 2009
  • Cuttings – Touring exhibition with Cork Textile Network; St Fin Barres Cathedral,Kinsale Arts Festival, Bishopstown,Library, Cork, 2008
  • International Hyperbolic Crocheted Coral Reef -Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 2008
  • Ireland, Then and Now -Summerfest Festival, Library, Killarney, Co. Kerry, 2008
  • Visual Melodies -Cork Textile Network, School of Music, Cork, 2008
  • Metamorphosis -Summerfest Festival, Library, Killarney, Co. Kerry 2005

Artist Talks and Lectures
  • Mostra do Encaixe de Camarinas, Spain, 2014
  • Cork Textiles Network Annual Textile Conference, Ireland 2014
  • 1st International Symposium of Young Lacemakers, Milan, Italy 2013
  • Hyperbolic Crocheted Coral Reef’ THE SPACE GALLERY, Cork Contemporary Projects, Ireland 2010
  • The Cassandra Hand Summer School of Lace, Ireland 2010
  • Connor/Crean Centre, Ireland 2005

Art in Education

Electric Picnic Festival, Co. Laois (ongoing), Body and Soul Festival, Co. Meath (ongoing), National Circus Festival of Ireland (ongoing), Kerry Bicycle Festival, Pan Celtic Festival, Cork Contemporary Projects – The Space Gallery, The Cassandra Hand Summer School of Lace, Knitting and Stitching Show, The Science Gallery, African Cultural Project, Connor Crean Centre, Irish Green Gathering, Various National Schools in Kerry, ICA, Kerry County Library, Stentorp KY (Finland), Rivershadow Performers, St. Bridget’s After School Club, Tralee Community College, Irish College of Humanities


Public commission, Mathematics Department, National University of Ireland, Galway

Commissioned Work
  • Feile na Bealtaine, Outdoor instillation, 2014
  • Irish Film Industry; specialised craft commissions, various locations
  • Bealtaine Festival, Dublin
  • National Marionette Theatre of Ireland, Kerry
  • National Circus Festival of Ireland, Kerry
  • Barretstown
  • African Cultural Project, Dublin


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