About

BIO
Katie Moore is a visual artist based in Co. Mayo. She graduated from GMIT Galway with a BA first class honours in Design in Textiles in 2015 and was shortlisted for the RDS Student of the Year Award 2015.
Moore was chosen as the artist in residence at the Jackie Clarke Collection to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising with Mayo County Council, with funding of €30,000, which resulted in a piece of installation art entitled Paper Bloom and a limited edition publication. Moore created work for On Sight 2016 sculpture trail with an outdoor sculpture at the National Museum of Ireland and for the 186th Annual Exhibition, RHA Dublin. Other residencies include; Andrea Zittel’s A – Z West, Joshua Tree California, 2×2 Part 2 residency 126 Artist Run Gallery Galway, D.I.V.A residency at Electric Picnic, and artist in residence at A4 Sounds Dublin. Moore was also awarded the Upstart Bursary Award with Mayo County Councils Arts Office, in which her work was exhibited at Mayo University Hospital. In November 2016 Moore had a solo show entitled Nothing was left to chance; Everything was clinical, at the Custom House Studios in Westport.
Moore has been awarded the Arts & Disability Connect New Work Award 2017 to create a new visual art installation in partnership with the Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar. The work is due to be exhibited at the Linenhall Arts Centre in May 2018.

 

CV
EDUCATION
2015 Bachelor of Arts (First Class Hons) in Design in Textiles, Centre for Creative Arts and Media (GMIT) Galway, 
2014 Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art and Design, Centre of Creative Arts and Media (GMIT) Galway, 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Memory, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
2016 My Clinical Life,  Mayo Univerity Hospital, Castlebar
2016 Nothing was left to chance, Everything was clinical, Custom House Studios and Gallery, Westport
2016 Paper Bloom, 1916 Commission, Ballina Civic Offices
2008 Solo Exhibition, Blue Door Arts, Ballina, Mayo

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 20 Years Group Exhibition, Westport Arts Festival, Westport CFE
2016 Winter Exhibition 2016 Studio, at the Custom House Studios and Gallery, Westport
2016 Hair 2X2 Part 2 Exhibition at 126 Artist Run Gallery, Galway
2016 D.I.V.A Residency Exhibition, Mind Field, Electric Picnic, Stradbally, Co. Laois
2016 Summer Exhibition 2016, Dun Laoghaire Art Gallery, Dublin
2016 On Sight, National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Castlebar
2016 186th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
2015 Graduate Showcase, Knitting and Stitching Show 2015, RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin
2015 RDS Student Art Awards, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin
2015 CCAM Degree Show, Centre for Creative Arts and Media (GMIT), Galway
2015 Perspectives 9, Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo
2014 Art, Design, Process, Product (Galway Design Week) Centre for Creative Arts and Media (GMIT), Galway
2014 GMIT Open Day, Centre for Creative Arts and Media (GMIT), Galway
2014 13 Threads, Textiles Degree Show, Galway City Museum, Galway
2013 Proximity, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway
2012 Proximity, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway
2008 Graduate Show, Westport Library, Mayo

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2017 Arts & Disability Connect New Work Award, Art & Disability Ireland
2017 Artist in Residence, A4 Sounds, Dorset St, Dublin
2016 A-Z Wagon Station Encampment, Joshua Tree, CA, USA
2016 Upstart 2016 Project Award with Mayo County Council Arts Office
2016 D.I.V.A Artist in Residence at Electric Picnic 2016, Stradbally, Co. Laois
2016 2X2 Part 2 Residency / Exhibition at 126 Artist Run Gallery, Galway
2016 Ten Outstanding Young Person of Mayo 2016 Award
2015 Jackie Clarke 1916 Residency Commission with Mayo County Council Arts Office
2015 Shortlisted for the RDS Student Art Award

 

INVITED ARTIST TALKS

2017 Artist Talk – St. Marys Secondary School, Ballina, Mayo
2017 Guest Speaker – UpstART Website Launch, Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo
2016 Artist Talk – St. Patrick’s College, Lacken Cross, Mayo
2016 Guest Lecturer – Design School, Athlone Institute of Technology
2016 Artist Talk – St. Marys Secondary School, Ballina, Mayo

 

REVIEWS / PUBLICATIONS 

2017 Centenary, A state published book documenting the 2016 Centenary Programme, October 2017
2016 Foxford in the Spotlight, Western People, 27th December 2016
2016 The Fabric of False Privacy, The Mayo News, 15th November 2016 – Read here
2016 Visual art: Patrick Pearse’s prison cell cast in a new light, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, 7th June 2016 – Read here
2016 Katie Moore 1916 Exhibition, Mayo Now Magazine, 3rd June 2016
2016 Katie’s Artwork Blossoms from Community Roots, Orla Hearns, The Western People, 23rd May 2016 – See here
2016 Nothing was left to chance, Everything was clinical, Galway Now Magazine, May issue
2016 RHA 186th Annual Exhibition, Catalogue
2015 1916 Jackie Clarke Collection Artist in Residence announced, Press Release
2015 2015 RDS Student Art Awards, Catalogue
2015 Fabric of Design, Galway Now Magazine
2015 CCAM Graduate Degree Show, Catalogue