Sinéad Ní Chionaola


  College Qualification
1997-98 National College of Art and Design Honours – Diploma – Art & Design Teachers
1996-97 Crawford College of Art and Design Foundation in Art Therapy
1987-90 Crawford College of Art and Design Distinction – National Diploma in Fine Arts – Painting/printmaking
1986-87 Waterford Institute of Technology Certificate in Visual Education


2004 Heinrich Boll Cottage, Achill
2001/02/03 Cill Rialaigh, Kerry
1995/99/01/02 The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Monaghan
2000 The Banff Centre of Excellence for the Arts, Canada
1997 Old Fire Station Mural Project, Waterford Arts Office
1997 Artist in the Community, Waterford Arts Office
1995 Crossroads Symposium, Roscommon Artist Collective
1994 Artist in Residence, The Art Hive, Cork
1993 Rur’Art Artist Residency, France
1992 Niort Arts Festival, France


2007 Documentation grant, Foras na Gaeilge
2000 Travel Award, The Arts Council
1993/95/96/97/98/00 Aer Lingus Art flight, The Arts Council of Ireland
1995 Exhibition Assistance, The Arts Council of Ireland/The Art Hive
1994 Explorations, Touring grant, The Arts Council
1993 Travel Award to France, Department of Foreign Affairs
1993 Residency, Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts, USA
1991 Materials/Documentation grant, The Arts Council of Ireland
  Printmaking Studio Feasibility Study, The Arts Council

Solo Exhibitions

2005 The Summer House Gallery, Lismore, Co. Waterford
2003 The Private Collector Gallery, Fredrick St, Dublin
2003 The Old Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
1995 Hidden Horizons Unfolding, The Art Hive, Cork
1993 Cerzeau Arts Festival, France
1993 Presence, Newry Arts Centre Co. Down
1993 Transitions, Cork Regional Dental Hospital

Group Exhibitions

2018-2019 The Doorway Gallery,  24 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2, Ireland D02 XP30
2019 The Old Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. Two person show.
2018 More than just a Number, (Artists supporting those affected by the cervical cancer scandal) Greywood Arts Centre, Killeagh, Co Cork
  Anniversary Féte, Greywood Arts Centre, Killeagh, Co Cork
  Exhibition at Launch of & inclusion in East Cork Magazine, Cork Airport
  Secret Spaces, The Half Light Gallery, Midleton, Co Cork
2017 Midleton Arts Festival
2017 Opening Celebration, Greywood Arts Centre
2005-2020 Joan Clancy Gallery, Ring, Co. Waterford
2001,03,05,06,16 The Old Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan, Co Waterford
2013 Cork printmakers@21, The Atrium, City Hall and CIT, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork
2010 Backwater Twenty, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
2008 Art from the East, Sirus Arts Centre, Cobh, Co. Cork
2000 – 2008 The Private Collector Gallery, New York, Paris, London and Dublin
2007 & 2008 Youghal Arts Festival, Co.Cork
2006-2008 Eamonn O’Brien Art Gallery, Youghal, Co. Cork
2006 -2007 The Lemon Street Art Gallery, Dublin
2006-2007 Open Studio, Cork Art Trail, Killeagh, Co. Cork
2006 Classical Recital and Exhibition, Killeagh, Co. Cork
2007 Showhouse, presented by Neville Knott, RTE Television, featured paintings
2003 & 2004 Imagine Arts Festival, Municipal Gallery, Waterford
2003 Cill Rialaig Arts Centre, Co. Kerry
  An Tuatha Nua, TG4 Arts program featuring my paintings, process and studio practice
2000 – 2003 The Hallward Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin
2000 West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
1998 Taispeantas Ealaine, Conradh na Gaeilge, Dublin
  Eitilt, Waterford Airport
1997 Explorations with Carmel Cleary, Gothenburg Irish Arts Festival, Sweden
  Irish Artists, Wemyss Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1996 Iontas 7, Small Works, National Touring Exhibition, Ireland
  Explorations with Carmel Cleary, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Australia (secured private funding for the trip)
1995 Designs for Peace-In Honour of President Bill Clinton’s visit to Ireland, US Embassy, Dublin
  Explorations with Carmel Cleary- National Touring Exhibition, Ireland
  Crossroads, Symposium, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
1994-1996 Rur’Art travelling show, Toured France
  Image, Woman, Text, Boole library, UCC, Cork
  Printers Impress, Lavitts Gallery, Cork
  Christmas Show, Lavitts Gallery, Cork
1993 Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
  Art Presents, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork
  MOE, Monaghan County Museum & Gallery
1992 The Wyvern Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin.
  Impression, Spanish Arch Gallery, Galway

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A project by Greywood arts- an online journal about the creative process issue #2

Artbox Projects
The Art box gallery in Zurich presents talented, aspiring artists in an affordable price segment. My artwork will be shown digitally on the screen at the Artbox Gallery  in Zurich/Switzerland in October 2019.