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Curriculum Vitae

Born – 1970
Email – egg.brian@gmail.com
Website – www.brianhegarty.com

Education

1990 – 1994 D.I.T College of Marketing & Design Fine Art, Dublin Ireland

Solo Exhibitions

2022   Objects & Oscillations – Drogheda Arts Festival
2016    I’ll be your mirror – Ashford Gallery. RHA, Dublin
2014    I’ll be your mirror – (Abridged version) – Cultural Centre Vanha Paukku.Lapua, Finland
            I’ll be your mirror (Abridged version) – Basement Gallery, Dundalk, Co Loath
2011     Strange Victories – South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel
            Then & Now – Droichead Arts Centre – Drogheda, Co Louth
2010    The Pattern of Purpose – Joinery Gallery – Dublin
2008    Between Accident & Intent – Carlinn Gallery, Carlingford, Co. Louth
2005    From Bone to Satellite – Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork.
2002    The Presence of Absence – Vine Gallery, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
2001     Recent Works – Mullingar Arts Centre.
             Open Book- Longford Arts Centre.
2000   Time Minds – Basement Gallery, Dundalk. Co Louth
             Time Minds- Droichead Arts Centre. Drogheda. Co. Louth

Selected & Group Shows

2019    Borrowed Ground – Open studio project – Droichead Arts Centre
            Orientation – Droichead arts Centre
2018    Waxing Lyrical – Other Voices music festival – Dingle. Co Kerry
2015    COE ’15 – Claremorris, Mayo
2014    Second Time Around – Museum of Shenandoah Valley (MSV) Winchester, Virginia, USA
            Reframing the Domestic in Irish Art – Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Co Louth
2013    One Hundred +, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
            Eigse 2013 – Visual, Carlow, Ireland
            Boyle Arts Festival – Invited, Roscommon, Ireland
            MOM 3 Block T, Smithfield, Dublin
            COE ’13 (Shortlisted)
2012   Wexford Opera Festival – Group Exhibition – Greenacres gallery
            Running with Scissors – Basement project space, Cork
            COE ’12
            R.H.A  Annual Exhibition
2011   Recent Acquisitions – Highlanes Gallery, Co. Louth
            COE ’11 – Claremorris, Mayo (Curated by Chris Hammond Director of          
            MOT International)
            R.H.A Annual Exhibition
2010   Salon 10 – MRA Project Space, London, UK
            Assembly – Highlanes Gallery, Co. Louth
            Rua Red – Summer Group Show
            Nexus Project 2. – Drogheda, Co. Louth
2009  R.H.A Annual Exhibition – Dublin
            Landfill art Project – Pennsylvania, USA
2008  Winter group show – Droichead Arts Centre
            Small Works/Group show – Carlinn Gallery, co. Louth
2007   Iontas – small works exhibition, Sligo
            R.H.A Annual exhibition, Dublin
2006   Treat – Small works Group Show, Talbot Gallery, Dublin
             Iomha – Drogheda/Dundalk/Finland (Curated by Cliona Shaffrey/Ruairi Ni Cuiv)
             R.H.A Annual Show
2005  Drogheda Arts Festival, Co. Louth
2004  Iomha – Drogheda/ Dundalk
            10 Years After (Curator) Droichead Arts Centre
             R.H.A Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2003  R.H.A Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2002  Urban Abstracts – (2 Person Show) Cross Gallery, Dublin
            Ferment – Disused Warehouse, Dublin
            From Ritual to Romance, Catalyst Arts Centre, Belfast.
2001    New Irish Art – Erin Devine Gallery, Kentucky, USA
2000   The Irish Are Coming – Vine Gallery, Kentucky, USA
1999    Quadrant – Belltable, Limerick. (Curated by Paul O Reilly)
            Saloon – Pallas Studios, Dublin.
            Iontas Small Works Exhibition – Sligo, Limerick, Belfast
             Scoip – Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Kerry
1998   Oireachtas – Guinness Hopstores, Dublin  R.H.A Annual Exhibition, Dublin.

Sound / Music Releases

2021   Post Merriment Anxiety – Self titled – Art edition Lathe cut vinyl
2021   Cut off point – All as it seems – CDR with DRAG ACID art-zine
2017   The Joy Fracture – Split cassette release – Art edition in wooden box

Exhibition Curation

2020  Connections – strand 3 – 10 artists 10 spaces – Culture night 2020
2016   Mark Templeton & Kyle Armstrong – Extensions A/V exhibition Droichead arts Centre

NEXUS ARTS

Co – Curator with Nexus Arts 2011 – 2014

2014   Now & Everything in between – Group exhibition Droichead Arts Centre / Galway Arts Centre
2014   Sleep Concert – Steven Stapleton – Townley Hall
2013   In sight – In sound – Group a/v exhibition – Barlow House. Drogheda
2013   Gap Fill, More Beauty, More Happiness – Alan Magee – Methodist Church, Drogheda
2013   Erica il Cane – Mural & Exhibition – Droichead Arts Centre
2013   Contract Abstractions- Dee Walsh – Vacant retail unit, Drogheda
2012   Lost for Words – Gee Vaucher plus Penny Rimbaud performance – Droichead Arts Centre
2012   Dedication Piece – Stefan Riebel, Billboard , Georges Square, Drogheda
2011   I don’t know who I am – Adrian & Shane – Vacant retail unit, Drogheda
2011   Free Art – Street event – Noel Feeney & Darragh Donoghue

Awards

2021   Shortlist for Platform 31
2014   Arts Act Bursary – Louth County Council
2013   Curator in Residency Award with Nexus Arts – Arts Council
2006 – 2011 Arts Act Grant – Louth County Council
2005   Tyrone Guthrie Centre Bursary – Louth County Council
2002    Art-flight – Arts Council
1999 – 2001 Studio Rental Assistance – Arts Council

Selected Reviews / Reading

2020  Intrinsic Connection – VAI Nov/ Dec
2008  Irish Arts Review,
2002  Dialogue – Arts in mid-west America,
2000  Circa magazine  

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Event Producer

2019   Nurse with Wound – Drogheda arts Festival
2018   Spectrum ( Sonic Boom ) – Drogheda Arts Festival
2017   Thor & Friends – Drogheda arts Festival
           Thor Harris – Ocean of Despair – Spoken word & interview – Drogheda Arts Festival
           The Bonk with We Eat Electric Light – Live performance – Cassette release launch.
2016   David Holmes – DJ set, Drogheda Arts Festival
2015   Grit, noise & revolution – An evening with Wayne Kramer (Mc5) Drogheda Arts Festival

DRAG ACID Publications

2021   Earth angel & Snowy – Fran Cassidy
2020  A fire in the sky – Diarmuid MacDiarmuda
           Always check the mail – Sarah La Puerta
           A hunger blowing up from the inland – Conor MacMahon
           Still time left to destroy the memories – Jason O Reilly
           All as it Seems – Brian Hegarty

Music releases

2020  Post Merriment Anxiety – PMA – Art edition lathe cut record.
           Afterwardness – Self titled album – vinyl record
2018   The Bonk – Seems to be a verb – Cassette release – Boxed Art Edition
2017   Dublingo / Kevin Nolan – Split cassette release – Boxed Art Edition
2017   Arc Pioneer / The Joy Fracture – Split cassette release – Boxed Art Edition

Miscellaneous

2020  Founding member of Borrowed Ground Art Collective
2019   Song trail – Drogheda arts Festival 2018 (Audio Editing, ) for Upstate Theatre
2019   Art Share – Contemporary Art Library & space at the Droichead arts Centre
2016   Proto Punks – (Audio Editing, Soundscape) for Upstate theatre
2015   Founding member of Print Point print studios, Barlow house, Drogheda