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Awards, Competitions, Shows and Exhibitions

Awards and Competitions



Showcase Ireland - Best Product Awards - DCCI Winner

DCCI /LEO eCommerce Bootcamp - Recipient


Irish Made Awards by Irish Country Mag - Accessories Winner

BCDE Mentoring Programme Award - Recipient


Irish Made Awards, Irish Country Mag - Fashion Winner


Awarded LIT Alumni Award for Contribution to Culture

Business of Fashion, Textiles and Technology, SME R&D Support Programme - Shortlisted


Centre for Fashion Enterprise Pioneer Program Mentoring Award - Recipient

Leathersellers Exhibition Grant - Recipient


RDS National Crafts Competition, Leatherworking Winner

Jerwood Makers Open - Shortlisted

Cockpit Arts / Leathersellers’ Award - Finalist


RDS National Crafts Competition, Leatherworking Finalist

Crafts Council of Ireland Future Makers Awards - Finalist

Golden Fleece Award - Finalist


Irish Fashion Innovation Award, Designer of the Year Winner

RDS National Crafts Competition, Leatherworking Winner

RDS NCC, CCoI Purchase Award - Winner

Crafts Council of Ireland International Fair Fund – Winner

WGSN Global Fashion Awards, Breakthrough Designer Category - Finalist

Ireland’s Most Influential in Fashion Awards, Designer of the Year - Finalist

A Shaded View on Fashion Film 4 - Finalist


RDS National Crafts Competition, 1st Prize in the Leatherworking Category - Winner

RDS National Crafts Competition, National Crafts and Design Fair of Ireland Award - Winner

Crafts Council of Ireland Future Makers Awards, Emerging Maker Award - Winner

IDI Awards, Fashion Designer of the Year - Winner

Golden Fleece Award - Finalist


London College of Fashion, Static Design Award - Winner

Crafts Council of Ireland Future Makers Awards, Student Award - Winner

ITS #8 International Fashion Competition, Accessories Design Category - Finalist

176 Zabludowicz Collection Future Map Prize - Finalist

Institute of Designers in Ireland, Graduate Designer of the Year - Finalist


Eilish Kilgallen Award for most Promising Artist under 25 - Winner

Persil Fashion Awards - Finalist

Gallery Exhibitions and Catwalk Shows



‘Dubai Expo 2020’ Dubai, UAE

‘Shoppe Et Object’ Tradeshow, Pier 36, New York

‘Showcase Ireland’ Tradeshow, RDS, Dublin


‘Irish Craft Heroes’, Touring Exhibition: Kilkenny Castle Gardens; Dublin Castle; GMIT Centre Creative Arts & Media

‘Conjuring Form’, Doneraile Court, Co Cork, Ireland


‘Reflections on Resilience’, National Museum Ireland Online Exhibition, 'A New Skin' collaboration with Alison Lowry


‘Bags’, Spielzeug Welten Museum, Basel, Switzerland

‘Corsets’, Spielzeug Welten Museum, Basel, Switzerland

‘Arc Abstracted’, 51A Dawson Street, Dublin, Ireland
‘Revelations’, World Crafts Council, Palais Royal, Paris.
‘Ten Hands, London Craft Week’, Irish Cultural Centre, London, UK
‘Cast’, Millenium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, UK

‘Surface Matters’, Touring Exhibition: National Design and Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, The Coach House, Dublin Castle and Artesania Catalunya, CCAM, Barcelona.


‘ING Discerning Eye’, Mall Galleries London, UK
‘10 Hands, Hangzhou Craft Week’, Hangzhou, China
‘Why, What, Who’, BIFT Park, Beijing, China
‘Ealáin’, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
‘Seduction’ Exhibition and Film Launch, Windmill Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
‘Why, What, Who’ at Venice Architecture Biennale, DESIGN.VE, Venice, Italy
‘Hi!Fashion’, Farmleigh Gallery, Phoenix Park, Ireland


‘Narratives in Making’, National Design and Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland and Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, UK

‘(A)Dress’, collaborative work made with Alison Lowry, Millenium Court ArtsCentre, Portadown, UK
‘Leather’, London Craft week, Leatherseller’s Hall, London
‘Hi!Fashion’, National Design and Craft Gallery, Kilkenny
‘Shape the Future’, NCAD, Dublin, Ireland


‘Fashion, A Second Skin’, Dubai Art Week, The cARTel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

‘A Second Skin’, Paris Sorbonne University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

‘Shape the Future’, National Design and Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland


‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre?’, Biennale International Design Saint-Etienne, France

‘Side by Side’, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland and Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

‘Love and Loss: Fashion and Mortality’, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria

‘Fetishism, Obsessions in Fashion & Design’, Trapholt Museum of Modern Art, Applied Arts, Design & Architecture, Denmark

‘Playing with Tradition’, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland

‘Artisan Leather’, Solo Exhibition, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK


‘Weathering’, TENT London, London Design Festival, Truman Brewery, London, UK

‘KFW2014’, Kerry Fashion Week Catwalk Show, Hotel Europe & Resort, Killarney, Ireland

‘ARC Fashion Event’, Catwalk Show, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland

‘Virgin Atlantic 19th International Fashion Lunch 2014’ Catwalk show, Dublin, Ireland


‘Prosthetics’, SHOWcabinet Exhibition, SHOWstudio Gallery, Knightsbridge, London, UK

‘MoBA 13 - Fetishism in Fashion’, International Fashion Festival, Arnhem, The Netherlands

‘RIAN’ Contemporary Irish Fashion, Irish Embassy & Canary Wharf, London, UK

‘The Hospital Club’, Collaborative Art and Performance Installation, Endell St, London, UK

‘Costume: Future Fashion’ Exhibition at ‘Kilkenny Arts Festival’, Kilkenny, Ireland

‘Locked In/Locked Out’, New Living Art Exhibition, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin, Ireland

‘RIAN’, Contemporary Irish Jewellery Exhibition, Barbara Stanley Gallery, London, UK

‘Ideate Festival, Living With Design’, National Craft Gallery Exhibition, Kilkenny, Ireland

‘The Look of Style Awards 2013’, Manila, Philippines


‘Selling Sex’, Exhibition, SHOWstudio Gallery, London, UK

‘New Fashion Interventions in Material and Technique’, LCF Fashion Space Gallery, London, UK

‘Simone Handbag Museum’, Permanent Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea

‘L’Oreal Colour Trophy Awards’, Collaboration with Peter Gray & Katie Shillingford, London, UK

‘Working.Drawing’ Exhibition, The Dock, Carrick On Shannon, Ireland

‘Glamour at the G’, Catwalk Show, Galway, Ireland

‘Pompom Parlour’ Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden


‘Common Ground’, Photography Exhibition, Darc Space, Dublin, Ireland

‘RDS National Crafts Competition’, Touring Show, Ireland

‘Couleur Locale’, International Design Exhibition at ‘Budapest Design Week’, Budapest, Hungary

‘Irish Fashion Innovation Awards’ Galway, Ireland

‘Crafts of Europe’ Exhibition, Frankfurt, Germany

‘21 Century Icons’, Three year Touring Exhibition, National Crafts Gallery and throughout Ireland

‘The Hospital Club’, Solo Exhibition, Endell St, London, UK

‘4 Fashion / Shake’, Fashion Film Festival, Athens, Greece

‘Future Makers’, Touring Exhibition throughout Ireland


'Burlington Arcade’ Installation for the Royal Academy Show ‘Aware, Art, Fashion Identity’, London, UK

‘Victoria’s Secret’, Catwalk Show Collaboration, New York, USA

‘Sand People’, Exhibition of Film, Fashion and Photography, Vienna, Austria

‘L’Oreal Colour Trophy Awards’, Catwalk Show, Dublin, Ireland

RDS National Craft Competition Touring Show, Ireland


‘ITS #8’ Fashion Competition Exhibition, Trieste, Italy

‘Lulu Guinness 20TH Anniversary at the V&A’, Exhibition, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

'Generation’, Exhibition, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

‘MA_STERS’, London College of Fashion Graduate Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London, UK

‘LCF at Carnaby’, Exhibition, London, UK

‘Future Makers’, Exhibition, National Crafts Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland

‘Cologne Catwalk at Art Fair 21’, Cologne, Germany

'Future Map’, Exhibition, Hoxton Square, London, UK

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