Miranda Blennerhassett

Education

2009 – 2011 Master of Fine Art
National College of Art and Design, Dublin

2000 – 2004 BA Hons Fine Art – First Class
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

Selected Exhibitions

2017

RHA, site specific installation commission, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Upcoming – private commission, Edinburgh
Upcoming – Jealous Wall, Luan Gallery, Athlone

2016

Doors of Perception, Independent Studios, Dublin
The Headless City, TULCA, Galway
Open Studio: A Conversation on Drawing, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Source, Phibsboro Festival, Dublin

2015

Dublin Book Fair, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Facebook Commission, Facebook EMEA Headquarters, Dublin
What is and What Might Be, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
Evident Care, solo show, The Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen

2014

Creative Laboratories, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop screenprint commission
It is not on any map; true places never are, Youghal, Cork
Questions to ask yourself before building your first house, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
Pattern Language, Black Mariah, Cork
Two Shapes Three Colours, MAP Magazine commission
The End of the Line, Mabos, Dublin

2013

Drawn Away Together, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Beaker, Mill Street Gallery, Dublin

2012

Temple of Psychic Youth, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
Art & Style, Brown Thomas, Dublin

2011

Spectrum of Activity, The Black Mariah, Cork
Basic Space, Dublin
Unit 35, Gorey, Wexford

2010

Checkpoint, Smithfield, Dublin

2009

Desire Lines, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Designs On, University of Dundee, Dundee
Paint Can, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh
20 Years, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh

2008

Future 50, Project Space Leeds, Leeds
Wasps, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

2007

Miranda Blennerhassett Kevin McPhee, Limousine Bull, Aberdeen
Nostalgic Erotiques, Out of the Blue, Edinburgh
In Residence, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

2006

2nd International Biennial of Young Artists, Bucharest, Romania
Platforma, Cooper Gallery, Dundee
Roter Salon, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh
Greater Than Ever, Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
Magazine, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh
Ganghut Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

2005

They Had Four Years, Generator, Dundee
Work in Progress 2005, Changing Room, Stirling
Miranda Blennerhassett Mairi Lafferty, Meffan Gallery, Forfar
This Year’s Models, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh
A Nation Turns its Lonely Eyes to You, Market Gallery, Glasgow
Group show, Wasps Artists Studios, Dundee
Extension, Glasgow Art Fair, Glasgow

2004

Braveart 2004, Atrium Gallery, London
Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh

Awards/Residencies etc

2017

The ORTHO Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Shortlisted for RCSI Art Award 2017, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2015

Facebook Artist in Residence, Facebook EMEA Headquarters, Dublin
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios – three year Member’s Studio, Dublin

2014

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios – one year Project Studio, Dublin

2009

Education Award, Nine Incorporated Trades of Dundee
Argyll Education Trust Award, Argyll & Bute Council

2008

Dundee Visual Artists Award
Six week residency, Oberpfelzer KunstlerHaus, Schwandorf, Germany
Scottish Arts Council Funding for Individuals Award

2007

Dundee Visual Artists Award

2006

Three month residency, Royal Scottish Academy – Hospitalfield House, Arbroath
Scottish Arts Council Funding for Individuals Award
NAN Go and See Bursary

2005

Dundee Visual Artists Award
Arts Trust of Scotland Award
Hope Scott Trust Research Grant
HI-Arts Visual Artists Award

2004

One month residency, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden, Aberdeenshire
James Guthrie Orchar Memorial Prize, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee

2002

Two week residency, Prince’s Foundation, Prince of Wales Drawing Studio, Bangor, Ireland