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b. 1995, ROI

Lives and works in NI

 

 

EDUCATION:

2022 - Present   

PhD, Ulster University, Belfast, UK

2020       

Master of Fine Arts, Ulster University, Belfast, UK

2017     

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Crawford College, Cork, Ireland

 

EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES:

 

UPCOMING 

Living but a Day, Solo Exhibition, GOMA Waterford, September

Living but a Day, LHQ Gallery, Cork, August

Living but a Day, The LAB Gallery, Dublin, May

Archival Discomfort, performance-lecture, BIFPA, Belfast, March

2024

Living but a Day: Anamcara, Collective performance, The Fumbally Stables, February 

2023

Focail na mBan, Exhibition & Performance, The Fumbally Stables, November

Living but a Day: Women's Words, PS2 Gallery, September

JOYRIDE!, Portview Trade Centre, September

I Rise, NI Mental Health Arts Festival, May 

Visible Marks // Material Remains, Digital Arts Studios, May

VOX HYBRIDA, Alice Maher Exhibition, Golden Thread Gallery, February

URGENCIES, Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Derry/Londonderry, January

2022   

object + word, Flax Arts Studios Project Space, May

Here's Me Here, Flax Arts Studios Project Space, February

Instructions Unclear, Billboard Project, Pssquared Gallery, January 

ROOMIES,  In Motion at The Dollhouse Space, The Netherlands, January

2021    

Going Up The Wall, Pssquared Gallery, Royal Avenue, Belfast, April

IN SITU / IN PLACE, in partnership with TSDAP and Susak Expo, hosted by SHIM Art Network

Cuckoo Clock, Perspective Wellbeing Centre, Mayo, February

2020   

1FTSQ, Online Event, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, December

Swipe Right, Virtual Exhibition, Profile Gallery, December

NUA Collective Member Show, Virtual Exhibition, December

MFA Degree Show, Belfast School of Art, The MAC International, September

 Not Alone, Touring Exhibition, Golden Thread Gallery, August

 It Is I Who Leaves / It Is I Who Remains, Kinsale Arts Weekend, July

KEEP-DRY, Catalyst Arts, MFA, Ulster University, Belfast,  January

 

2019                         

K-Fest, Visual and Performing Arts Festival, Kerry, June

Normal Position, Show Position, Platform Arts, MFA Group Show, Ulster University, Belfast, May

2018                         

Lost + Found, Culture Night, Galway Arts Centre, September

ABSENCE, Solo exhibition, Kinsale Arts Weekend, Kinsale, July

K-Fest, Visual and Performing Arts Festival, Kerry, June

INABSOLUTE, Cork Film Centre Exhibition Award, Cork Film Centre, March -April

EXTRA, 130 Gallery, Western Carolina University, March

Nasty Women London, The Black & White Building, 74 Rivington St, London, March

Peripheries OPEN, Gorey School of Art, Wexford December-January

2017                         

TRUMPED, Nasty Women North East, Gateshead, November

Nasty Women North East, Clarity House, Gateshead, November

Sisters of The Moon, Waterford Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), July-August

Kinsale Arts Weekend, Kinsale, June 

Beyond Dialogue, Crawford College of Fine Art and Design, June

Nasty Women, Byker Community Centre, Newcastle, April

Roots and Wings, The House of Blah Blah, Middlesbrough, March

WORKSHOPS/TALKS:

2024

DIY Typography Workshop, Digital Arts Studios, January 

An Archival Exploration and Zine-making Workshop, Crawford College of Art and Design (MTU), March

2023

Open Communal Drawing Online Workshop, PS2 Gallery, 16th & 23rd May

Artist Talk with Alice Maher and Emma Brennan, Golden Thread Gallery, April

Artist Talk with Alice Maher and Emma Brennan, Healing Through Photography Conference | Belfast Exposed Gallery, Golden Thread Gallery, April 

In Conversation with Anna Liesching on VOX HYBRIDA, Golden Thread Gallery, International Womens Day, March

2022

Artist Discussion with Jennifer Alexander and Michaela Nash, Re-Vision Performing Arts Festival Exhibition in association with NI Mental Health Arts Festival, May     

             

2020

In Conversation with Kitsch Doom, Matt Higgs and Ciara O'Neill, Online Event, Garter Lane, November

Poetry Workshop in response to ‘On Refusal’ Exhibition, The MAC, Belfast, January

2018  

Visiting Artist Lecture, Crawford College of Fine Art and Design, March

RESIDENCIES:

2022

Digital Arts Studios, Future Labs Foundation Residency, Belfast

The Dollhouse Space (Virtual Residency), The Netherlands

2021

Digital Arts Studios (DAS) Home Residency, Belfast

2020

TRANSIENT, Instagram Residency

MFA Takeover, Collaborative Instagram Residency

                                         

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE:

 

2022

Gallery Assistant, Golden Thread Gallery, February - April

2021 - Present

Researcher for Clare Langan

2021 - Present

Studio Member of Flax Arts Studios

2021 

Co-Director at Platform Arts 

2020 - 2022  

Curator of IN MOTION, Video Artist Collective

2019 - 2023

Founder and Creative Director of RE-VISION Performing Arts Festival, Belfast

Selection Panel for Cork Film Festival, June – November

2018                         

Curatorial Internship, 126 Gallery, Galway, July – January

Co-curator of BDGRL Exhibition, 126 Gallery, Galway, January

AWARDS:

2023

Agility Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2022

Agility Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2021              

Micro - Grant Programme, Community Foundation NI 

Arts Council of Northern Ireland: Individuals Emergency Resilience Programme

126 Gallery Micro-Grant Programme

2020

Freelands Foundation for Re-Vision Performing Arts Festival

2019                       

Alice Berger Hammerschlag Award, Belfast School of Art, Ulster University

2018                       

INABSOLUTE, Cork Film Centre Exhibition Award, Cork Film Centre

SELECTED REVIEWS:

2022          

Digital art in Ireland long predates NFTs, Cristín Leach 

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/digital-art-in-ireland-long-predates-nfts-fn3x6cqq8

2020           

'Not Alone' Travelling Exhibition,  Golden Thread Gallery, The Visual Artists News Sheet Online, by Gwen Burlington

https://visualartistsireland.com/critique-not-alone-travelling-exhibition

Visual Artist Newsletter, VAN 100, Four Decades of Irish Sculpture, review of 'KEEP-DRY', by Chloe Austin

https://visualartists.ie/van-ebulletin/out-now-march-april-2020-issue-of-the-visual-artists-news-sheet/

2017                      

'Sisters of The Moon', GOMA Waterford, by Eamonn Maxwell

https://curatoronabike.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/sisters-of-the-moon/

'Beyond Dialogue', CCAD Degree Show, CIRCA, by Lincoln

http://circaartmagazine.website/degree-shows-writers-choice/crawford-college-of-art-and-design-degree-show-chloe-austin/               

  

 

FEATURES:

2023

Focail na mBan: Womens Words by Manchán Magan, Mayo Books

 

2022  

object + word  Publication, Flax Arts Studios

2020 

Show Me How You Care, University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art

https://showmehowyoucare.cargo.site/

The Social Distance Art Project (TSDAP)

https://www.thesocialdistanceartproject.co.uk/multidisciplinary/o3slaj1i1re85yxwfb399451ihunn1

The MASS Collective, Issue: INHUMAN

https://www.the-mass.com/october-2020

Pssquared Gallery, Belfast, HOME WORK, Art in Lockdown

https://www.pssquared.org/projects/home-work 

2019                      

Brenda Magazine feature, issue ‘Twin’: https://www.brenda-mag.com/

2018                     

(Un)titled Publication: https://untitledpublication.com/chloe-austin-feature

 

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