AOIFE WARD            WORKS                   ABOUT                    CV

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Aoife Ward
1996            Born in Dublin, Ireland
                   
Education
2015-2019   National College of Art and Design, International Bachelor of Fine Arts
2017-2018   ArtEZ Academie voor Art & Design Enschede

Current/ Forthcoming
February ‘22: Solo exhibition in Strule Arts Centre, supported by Fermanagh and Omagh Arts and Culture
September ‘21: Collaborative exhibition of works by Ali and Aoife in La Catedral Studios
Summer ‘21: Launch of documentary ny videographer Kapture Lab about Ali and Aoife

Exhibitions

2021            Ali and Aoife, Art and the Prehistoric World, Online talk
                    Ali and Aoife, Art and the Contemporary World, Online talk
                   Spread Joy and Hope exhibition, Dublin, with John Gunn Cameras


2020           1 FT SQ, online exhibition with Fermanagh and Omagh Arts and Council
                    Business as Usual, Making Space group exhibition, Lisburn, Belfast
                    Speak It Now Eat It, Performance for ReVision Festival Belfast
                    Ali & Aoife Make Smoothies, CIACLA Online Programme
                    Befriending my Table and Chairs, CIACLA Online Programme
                    Lentipedes and Centils, La Cathedral Studios, Dublin
                    Show Anything Show, Online exhibition, Edinburgh, Scotland.
                    Art Against the Odds, Scene and Heard Festival, Smock Alley, Dublin

2019            Site Steps , Group exhibition of web design, Ateliers ‘89, Aruba, October
                    Useless is Necessary, Ateliers 89, Aruba, October
                    Superlicito, Ateliers 89, Aruba, September
                    One Shift at Alfies, Alfies Bar, Aruba 
                    Cloud Nine, Temple Bar Arts Festival 2019, Clockwork Door, Dublin 
                    Creative Journeys Trolley Project with Dublin Airport, NCAD Dublin
                    NCAD Live Show, NCAD Dublin
                    NCAD Graduate Exhibition, NCAD Dublin
                    Art Against The Odds, MART Studio and Gallery, Dublin
                    teerts noitanoroC. Mp3, Yellow Box, NCAD, Dublin

2018            Product 725, Yellow Box, NCAD, Dublin.
                    Work in Progress- Finissage, Tankstation, Enschede, NL.
                   Glitch - LAB Week, Enschede, NL.
                   Eat, Sleep, Fine Art, Repeat- LAB Week , AKI, Enschede, NL.
                   I Hope You’re Just as Confused as I Am, Gallery AKI, Enschede, NL

2017           Attempt Two, Eblana House, Dublin.
                   Some Things Should Stay Taboo, Eblana House, Dublin.

Residencies
2021           Making Space Walking Residency Belfast (July)

2020           Solo exhibition award by Fermanagh and Omagh Arts and Culture
                   Making Space online Instagram Residency (March)
                   Shortlisted for the Shankill Castle Spring 2020 Residency

2019           Atelier ‘89 Fall Residency, Oranjestad, Aruba (September/October 2019)  
                   Shortlisted for the Neo:Residency 2019 

Press/Publication

2021           Interview published in the Artist’s Well magazine (upcoming, September)
2020           Interviewed by Alan Keane for the Artist’s Well Series
                   Interviewed by Maria Marin for Spaces podcast on Spotify
2019           Interviewed by Dublin Airport Authority about the Creative Journeys project
                  with Ali Farrelly


Public Artwork

2019           Creative Journeys Project with Dublin Airport, Dublin.
2018           Tarot Card Series, Electric Picnic, Laois
2017           Tree of Hope, Electric Picnic, Laois.
2015           Oh the Places You’ll Go, Mural, Educate Together, Skerries, Dublin  

Participation in the Arts

2020           NCAD Clancy Quay Professional Development Programme
                   Participation in group project run by artists Jack Massing, Sean Miller and Chip Lord
                   Studio Production Assistant, Sibyl Montague, TBG+S
                   Volunteer at the Complex, Dublin
                   Student of Temple Bar Gallery and Studios 2020 Winter School
                   Participator in the Belfast Improv Collective’s Experiments Series

2019           Assisting the Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival, Fingal
                   Participation in the performance of Jelle Van Assem’s ‘Match of the Day’

2018           Creation of the actively collaborating duo, Ali and Aoife.