Education

Professional Training in Haute Couture Embroidery, École Lesage, France, 2018

MFA Textile Art and Artefact, National College of Art and Design, Ireland, 2015

BA Art and Design Education, National College of Art and Design, Ireland, 2006

Research, Presentations, Publications

Bordados: A Collection of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico (Presentation), Research Strategies Symposium V, Textile Society UK, Wellcome Collection, London, 2019

Bordados: An Exhibition of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico (Exhibition),  The Mexican Embassy to France (Paris, September - December 2018), Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and  Sharjah University College of Fine Arts and Design (2017, UAE) and the The Mexican Embassy in Ireland (2016, Dublin)

L’Art de la Broderie au Mexique (Presentation), Journées Européennes du Patrimoine, Mexican Embassy to France, Paris, 2018

Oh Oaxaca (Article), Selvedge Magazine, Issue 83: Cotton, London, July/August 2018

A Stitch in Time: Embroidered Textiles from Mexico (Research Paper), Cultura de moda en América Latina issue of the peer-reviewed journal Dobras: Revista de la Asociación Brasileña de Estudios e Investigaciones en Moda, Brazil, 2018

Bordados: An Exhibition of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico (Presentation),  Anthropology of Textiles seminar, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, 2018

B is for Bordados (Article),  Dressing the New World: The Trade and the Culture of Clothing in the New Spanish Colonies 1600 - 1800, ed. Corinne Thépault, Denmark, 2018

Telling Tales: Researching Costume at the Clothworkers Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles and Fashion (Presentation), L’Institut Français de la Mode, Paris, 2018

Bordados: An Exhibition of Embroidered Textiles from Mexico (Presentation) International Committee for Museums and Collections of Costume (ICOM) annual conference, The Narrative Power of Clothes, London College of Fashion, 2017

A Response to Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (Presentation), WB Yeats: A Life and Death Less Ordinary, Kildare Reader’s Festival, Riverbank Arts Centre, Ireland, 2015

Embroidery as a Fine Art Practice (Presentation), El Bordado Como Arte conference, Institute of Fine Arts, University of Xalapa, Mexico, 2015

Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust Award, Ireland, 2015

Practice

The Tears of Aphrodite, International Women’s Rights Day 2019, Textile Art Installation, France, 2019

Drawing on Nature’s Abundance, Green Sakthi, Artist in Residence, India, 2017

The Recycled Jellyfish Swarm, Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, Artist in Residence, United Arab Emirates, 2017

A Response to Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven, Kildare Readers Festival, Riverbank Arts Centre, Ireland (Solo Exhibition), Culture Night, Maynooth Libraries, Ireland (Solo Exhibition), Conversations, Boyle Arts Festival, Ireland (Exhibition), National College of Art and Design, Ireland (Postgraduate Exhibition), 2015

A Response to the Shadow Dolls, International Women’s Day Celebration, Poetry Ireland, Ireland (Solo Exhibition), 2007, Domestic Violence, Eavan Boland, 2006, Carcanet Press (Book Cover Art), The Rathgar Bookshop, Ireland (Solo Exhibition and reading with Eavan Boland), National College of Art and Design, Ireland (Graduate Exhibition), 2006

Facilitation

Art Education Consultant and Workshop Facilitator, Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, United Arab Emirates, 2017

Art Teacher, Canadian International School, United Arab Emirates, 2016 - 2017

Art Education Consultant, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland 2009 - 2015

Lecturer in Fashion and Costume Design, Dublin Institute of Design, Ireland, 2012 - 2015

Art Teacher and Head of the Art Department, St. Joseph of Cluny and Loreto Crumlin, Ireland, 2009 - 2015

Co-Director and Workshop Facilitator, Textile Workshop Dublin, Ireland, 2010 - 2013