CAROLINE MCCARTHY

   
   

Born

1971, Dublin, Ireland
Live and work in London since 1997
   

Education

B.A. Fine Art, National College of Art & Design, Dublin, 1989 - 1994
M.A. Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London, 1997 – 1998
   

Solo Exhibitions

2007

Grand Detour: Vedute and Other Curious Observations Off the Grand Route,
Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf

2006

Grand Detour, Parker’s Box, New York
There, Void Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland

2004

WindowWall, Public Art Project, Letterkenny, Ireland

2003

Springs Eternal, Hammer Sidi, London
Solo Exhibition, Limerick City Art Gallery, Ireland

2002

The Glow is Fading, Gasworks, London
Port Sunlight, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Solo Exhibition, Parker’s Box, New York

1996

In Retrospect, Basement Gallery, Dundalk, Ireland
   

Selected Group Exhibitions

2006

Double Take, Schroeder Romero Gallery, New York
The Square Root of Drawing, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Our Day Will Come, (cur. O’Neill/Claffey/Temp.Contemp), Zoo Art Fair, London
Failure, (cur. by M.Fitzpatrick), Butler House, Kilkenny, Ireland
Metropolis Rise: New Art from London (cur.by A.Gross & J.Wu), Shanghai, China
   

2005

To Be Continued…, (British Council), Helsinki Kunsthalle, Finland
Variety, (Commission) DeLaWarr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK
Use This Kind of Sky, (cur.by Eachus/Farhid), Keith Talent Gallery, London
Siar 50 – fifty years of contemporary Irish Art, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
International Exhibitionist, Screening, Curzon Soho Cinema, London
England Their England, (cur.by R.Downes), Nichts Fur Laden, Germany
Brit Povera, (cur.by R.Downes), Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
In(tensions), Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
The Poster Show, (cur.by LOT), Bristol, UK
Out of the Ordinary, Travelling Gallery, Scotland

2004

East End Academy, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Frieze Art Fair, (w.Parker’s Box, NY), London
FIAC Art Fair, (w.Parker’s Box NY), Paris
Screening, (cur.by Artprojx), Prince Charles Cinema, London
Draught, (cur.by O.Bjornsdottir), Klink and Bank Project Space, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Morning After the Night Before, Parker’s Box Gallery, New York
September, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Tonight, (cur.by P.O’Neill), Studio Voltaire, London
Views from an Island, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2003

Europe Exists, (cur.by R. Martinez / H.Szeemann), MMCA, Thessaloniki, Greece
Under Different Circumstances, (cur.by T.Bundgaard), Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Permaculture, (cur. by G. Watson & V. Claffey), Project, Dublin
I Saw Your Lips Move, (cur.by L.Seers), Cell Projects, London
The Unblinking Eye, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

2002

CMYK/Greyscale, (cur.by R.G. Nesbitt), Tramway, Glasgow (also RHA, Dublin)
Everything To Lose, La Friche, Marseilles/ Gasworks, London
Now is the Time, (cur.by K. Freed), Dorsky Project Space, New York
Neverland, (cur.by M.Oeschler), Cell Projects, London
New, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
RHA Summer Show, RHA, Dublin
Sitting Tenant, (cur.by A. Vickery), Lotta Hammer’s House, London
   

2001

Tirana Biennale, (sel.by P. Ellis), Tirana, Albania
Enter, Stuttgart, Germany
All That is Solid, London Print Gallery Studio, London
Break in Theatre, (cur. by S. Satom), Kojimachi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000

Art of the World, (sel.by CIRCA mag.), Pont Alexandre III, Paris
Tourist Conspiracy Project, De Fabrik, Eindhoven
NowHere, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin
EV+A, (sel.by R.Martinez),Limerick City Art Gallery, Ireland
In Search of Experience – Reconsidering the Readymade, (cur.by F. Jones), Green on Red, Dublin
From the Poetic to the Political - Irish Art Now, IMMA collection touring U.S.
Include Me Out, (cur. by UNIT), disused shop, London

1999

In-Consistency, (cur.by P.O’Neill), Arthur R.Rose, London
Cabin Fever, Herold Gallery, Bremen, Germany
Victor Treacy Award Exhibition, (sel.by D. Godbold), Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland
Very Gloomy, curated by UNIT, Mota Gallery, London
Everyday Living, Tablet Gallery London + RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

1998

Multiples, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Postneoamateurism, New Work U.K., (cur.by UNIT), Chisenhale Gallery, London
Return to sender,  (cur.by Busqeda Box), Ireland / Australia

1997

Outside, Douglas Hyde Gallery, (cur.by A.Fletcher), Dublin
   

Residencies

2004

Biz-Art, Shanghai, China

2002

Triangle Studio, La Friche, Marseilles, France
  Parker’ Box, New York

2000

De Fabrik, Eindhoven, Netherlands

1997

Artist’s Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
   

Awards / Commissions

2006

Culture Ireland Award

2005

Commission for Variety by DeLaWarr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK

2005

Commission for Draiocht, Dublin

2005/01

Travel Award, British Council

2004

Public Art Commission, Letterkenny, Ireland

2005/03/01

Artist Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland

2001

AIB Art Prize (Allied Irish Bank with Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin)

2001

Artist Bursary, London Arts Board

2000

Open Award, EV+A 2000 (adj.: Rosa Martinez)

1997

Post-Graduate Scholarship, Arts Council of Ireland

1996

Open Award, E V+A 1996 (adj.: Guy Tortosa)
   

Selected Publications:

Caroline McCarthy, Gasworks Gallery London, 2003, ISBN 09545787-2-4
Caroline McCarthy, Temple Bar Gallery Dublin, 2002, ISBN 190385022
To Be Continued, British Council, 2005, ISBN 0863555489
New Art From London, Thames & Hudson London, 2006, ISBN 050028606X
   

Represented by:

Parker’s Box, New York, USA
Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany