SELECTED SOLO SHOWS AND PERFORMANCES:

VOID, Derry, UK. I am What You've Come To See - curated by Mary Cremin, 2019.

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, IRL. How The Oyster Makes The Pearl, 2019.

The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, IRL. 'Rectangle Squared,' 2017.
Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, IRL. 'Rectangle, a written thing,' 2017.
Art Box, Dublin, IRL. 'Pet Boy and the Bird's Dream - Prologue,' 2016.

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, IRL. 'Here, While The Bees Are Sleeping,' 2015.

ISCP, New York, US. 'Where There's Light, Where's Hope,' 2014.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Project Space, Dublin, IRL, 'Parse,' 2014.

Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin, IRL, 'Misadventure Seeks Rainy Afternoon,' 2013.

The Galway Arts Centre, IRL, 'Man with a Fableous Tail,' 2012.

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, IRL, 'The Human Race,' 2012.
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, FRA. 'Gone to Heaven,' 2011.
Kulturbunker, Frankfurt, GER. 'The End of The World in Pictures,' 2011.
RHA Gallery 1 and Gallery 2, Dublin. 'More Rules Than Road,' curated by Patrick Murphy, 2011

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND READINGS:

VOID, Derry, 'Three Words' 2019.

The Observatory (UCD O'Kane Centre for Film Studies), Dublin. 'Sideways' 2018.

VOID, Derry, UK. 'Dead Her,' Performance /The Winter Series, Curated by Mary Cremin, 2018.
NCAD Gallery, Dublin. 'Rectangle Squared,' Curated by Anne Kelly 2017.
Treeline Circe Pavilion, 'Selected Readings' Curated by Mary Cremin and Oonagh Young, 2017

The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, IRL. 'Rectangle Squared,' 2017.

Temple Bar Gallery and Studios Rectangle, A written Thing at Art Book Fair, 2017.

Art Box, Dublin, IRL. 'Pet Boy and the Bird's Dream - Prologue,' 2016.

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:

Sea Change, DLR Lexicon Gallery, Dublin. Curated by Oonagh Young, 2018.
Double Take, The Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork. Curated by Chris Clarke and Fiona Kearney, 2018.
Pallas Projects, Dublin. IRL. Periodical Review #7- Curated by PPS V RGKSKSR, 2017

The Cable Factory, Helsinki FIN, 'Henrietta hyvä...' Curated by Nadja Quante, 2016.
Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, IRL. Artist as Writer 'Readings,' 2016.
Rua Red, Dublin, IRL, 'Carnage Visors,' Curated by Paul McAree, 2016.
Patasolo, 'Networks Zine' Portland, US, curated by Michel Danse, 2014.
The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, IRL, 'Motivational Deficit,' Curated by Dawn Williams, 2014.

The Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, IRL, 'Fieldworks,' Curated by Chris Clarke, 2014.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, , Dublin, IRL, 'Unseen Presence,' Curated by Janice Hough, 2014
ISCP, studio project supported by the Art and Law Program, New York, US, 'Consent Volenti' 2014
Rua Red, Dublin, IRL. 'Must Go On' Curated by Cliodhna Shaffrey, 2014
The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK. 2013
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin, IRL, "To Start with, Lets remove the Colour' Curated by Paul McAree, 2013.
The Model, Sligo, IRL, 'Up the Walls' Curated by Seamus Kealy, 2012.

 

CV - SONIA SHIEL


SELECTED AWARDS:
DCC , Visual Artist's Bursary Award, 2018
The Arts Council, Visual Artist's Bursary Award, 2018
NCAD Gallery Incubation Residency Award, 2017
The Arts Council, Visual Artist's Bursary Award, 2017
DLR Event / Project Support Grant, 2017
UCD Artist in Residency Award, Arts and Humanities 2016
The Arts Council, Visual Artists Bursary Award, 2015
The Arts Council Project Award, for projects in 2014
International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, 2013
Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA Artist in Residence Program, Dublin, 2013
The Arts Council, Visual Artists Bursary Award, 2013
The Arts Council, Travel and Training Award, (Paris), 2011
The Arts Council, Travel and Training Award, (Frankfurt), 2011
City of Frankfurt Artist in Residence exchange program with TBG+S, 2011
The Arts Council, Artists Bursary Award, 2010
Ard Bia Residency, Berlin 2008

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Membership Residency 2007 The Arts Council - Travel and Mobility Award 2007 HIAP/TBG+S Residency Award Finland 2007
Culture Ireland Award 2007

The Tony O'Malley Award. Butler Gallery 2007
The Arts Council - Projects Award (for House Projects) 2007
Banff Leighton Studio Residency, Calgary, Canada. 2006
Hennessy Craig Award, RHA Gallery 2005

RESIDENCIES:
UCD Artist in Residency Award, Arts and Humanities 2016
Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA ARP, Dublin, 2014
Art & Law Fellowship Program, Fordham Law School, New York, 2014
International Studio & Curatorial Program, ISCP, New York, 2014
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France. 2011
City of Frankfurt Artist in Residence, Frankfurt, Germany. 2011
Ard Bia, Berlin, Germany. 2008
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin 2008-2011
Helsinki International Artists-in-Residency Program, Finland. 2007
Banff Centre for the Arts, Leighton Studios, Calgary, Canada. 2005

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Rectangle Squared, Monograph, UCD, 2017
'Fieldworks', published by the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, 2014
'Creative Ireland: The Visual Arts [Contemporary Visual Art in Ireland 2000 - 2011]' by Noel Kelly & Seán Kissane 2011

 

 

SONIA SHIEL


'Sonia Shiel' published by RHA, Dublin, 2009 with 'Nobody's Perfect' text by Mark Hutchinson 2009
and 'A Resolute Vulnerability' text by Chris Fite Wassilik 2009
'Sheltering Daydreams' by Catherine Bernard. 2008
'Handmade' by Patrick Murphy, RHA, Director. 2008
'Babel's Biting the Moon' by Charlotte Bonham-Carter. Independent curator. 2007
'A Carpenters Omelette' by Dave Dyment. Mercer Union, Toronto. 2007

OTHER SEMINARS/TALKS:
The Luan Gallery, Athlone, The Arts Council Collection with Eamonn Maxwell and Jesse Jones.

The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, IRL. 'Rectangle Squared,' 2017.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Project Spaces, 'Noon,' Dublin 2017
Fordham University, New York 2014
National College of Art and Design, Artist talk, Dublin 2012
RTÉ Radio 1: Arena. Man With A Fableous Tale.(Galway Arts Centre) Aired 2012
Centre Culturel Irlandais, Open Studio, Paris 2011

Frankfurter Kunstverein, Artists Talk, Frankfurt 2011
Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Discussion on Bran New Brains, Mark Hutchinson and Chris Fite Wassilak, Dublin 2010
RTÉ Radio 1: Arena. Bran New Brains. Aired 13 August 2010.
The Glucksman Gallery, UCC Artists talks series, Cork 2010
National College of Art and Design, Dublin. Visiting Artist Series and visiting lecturer. Since 2009
TBG&S. Discussion 'On painting and Potentiality' Mick Wilson and Frances McKee, Dublin 2008 Helsinki International Artist Program, Public Residency Talks with Hubert Czerepok, Helsinki 2007 TBG&S, Studio Residency Seminar Series, Dublin 2008

COLLECTIONS:
Various Irish and International private and public collections, including the Arts Council of Ireland; The Glucksman Gallery; DLR Municipal Collection; The Office of Public Works; The City of Frankfurt; and IADT.