Sinéad Ní Chionaola


1997-98National College of Art and DesignHonours – Diploma – Art & Design Teachers
1996-97Crawford College of Art and DesignFoundation in Art Therapy
1987-90Crawford College of Art and DesignDistinction – National Diploma in Fine Arts – Painting/printmaking
1986-87Waterford Institute of TechnologyCertificate in Visual Education


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


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

Solo Exhibitions

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

Group Exhibitions

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