SINEAD ALDRIDGE

Born in Belfast 1963
Education:
BA Hons 2:1 Fine Art Painting, Camberwell Art School, London.

Solo Shows:
2010 Ashford Gallery Royal Hiberian Academy Dublin
2008 Works & Days Sligo Art Gallery
2006 Penumbra New Paintings The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
2003 Solo exhibition Fenderesky Gallery Belfast
2002 New Work Model::Niland Sligo
1999 Light Sleep of Space Sligo Art Gallery
1997 Giotto’s Blue Jo Rain Gallery Dublin
1997 The Broken Jug The Arts Council Dublin

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2009 Occassion : Selected Artists Fenderesky Gallery Belfast
2009 Éigse Arts Festival St Patrick's College Carlow
2009 From Ballinglen to Cork Ballinglen Arts Foundation at the Lavitt Gallery Cork
2009 The Art of Recovery Teach Ban Nua Drumclifffe Sligo
2007 Íontas Sligo Art Gallery
2007 Selected Artists Fenderesky Gallery Belfast
2005 Boyle Arts Festival Invited Artist.

Awards and Residencies:
2004 An Chomhairle Ealaíon Major Bursary
2002 Ballinglen Arts Foundation 2 month Residency
1998 Artist in Residence HMP Maze Prison facilitated by Prison Arts Foundation
1998 Artist in Residence Mayo County Council
1997 IMMA Artists Work Programme
1996 IONTAS 96 Painting Prize
1996 Arts Council Artist in Residence Award
1994 Northern Ireland Film Council Award

Selected Bibliography:
2009 Mixing the Éigse Recipe Aidan Dunne Irish Times 19th June
2009 A Sweep in Time Dermot Healy Éigse Catalogue
2008 Slavka Sverakvo Works & Days Catalogue
2006 Slavka Sverakvo Penumbra" Online review Circa May
2004 Aidan Dunne , Painting in Ireland Now, Circa Art Magazine No. 109 p32
Sinéad lives and works in County Sligo and is lecturer in Fine Art Practice at the Institute of Technology Sligo.