Róisín O'Sullivan is an artist from Cork in the South of Ireland. Her process-based​ practice explores mark-making, experimentation and surface through the mediums of painting, printmaking, photography and drawing.




2013- 2015    MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, London, UK
2007- 2011    B.A (Honours) in Fine Art, Centre for Creative Arts and Media, GMIT, Galway, Ireland 

2006- 2007    Art, Craft & Design Portfolio Course, Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa, Cork, Ireland 


Residencies & Awards:

2020    (Upcoming) Ballinglen Arts Foundation Artist Residency, Mayo, Ireland. Awarded bursary by Cork County Arts Office 2020.

2020    PADA Studios and Residency, Artist-in-Residence Programme, Barreiro, Portugal

2020   Tyrone Guthrie Centre Artist Residency, Monaghan, Ireland. Awarded bursary by Cork County Arts Office 2019.

2020    Cill Rialaig Artist Residency, Kerry, Ireland

2019    Kilnagleary Artist Residency, Cork, Ireland. Supported by the Cork County Arts Office, Cork, Ireland

2019    Cill Rialaig Artist Residency, Kerry, Ireland

2016    Awarded Printmaking Artist Residency at Croydon School of Art, London, UK (6 months)

2012    Public House Residency II, Kildare, Ireland

2011    Awarded Mentored Residency Award at the Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland (6 months)

Solo Exhibitions:

2020    This PlaceThe Jennings Gallery, UCC, Cork, Ireland

2018    Material Residue, Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo, Ireland

2016    Outward, Parfitt Gallery, Croydon School of Art, London, UK
2012    New Work, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland
2011    Semblance, Eight Bar in association with the Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland

Two Person Exhibitions:

2018    The Process of Doubt, The Sailors Home, Limerick, Ireland
2013    Solitary Space, The Courthouse Arts Centre, Wicklow, Ireland

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2020    Willing The Season, Online Exhibition with FAR X WIDE, https://farbywide.com/willing-the-season/1

2020    Almost There, Online Exhibition with PADA Art Studios & Residency, https://www.padastudios.com/almost-there

2019    The Winter Open 2019, Rua Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2019    GOMA's 4th Annual Members' Exhibition, GOMA Gallery of Modern Art, Waterford, Ireland

2019    Micro, AIR Gallery, Altrincham, Manchester, UK

2017    The Winter Open 2017, Rua Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2016    We Are Always Several At Once, Safehouse 1, Peckham, London, UK

2015    We All Draw, Bargehouse Oxo Tower, Southbank, London, UK

2015    Granfalloon, Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, Kings Cross, London, UK

2015    PRINTJAM, Parfitt Gallery, Croydon, London. UK

2014    Seabeasts and Marsh Monsters, T.A.P (Temporary Arts Project), Southend on Sea, UK

2014    Big Space, The Street, Central Saint Martins, London, UK

2014    PRINT/3, Arcane Gallery, London, UK
2014    Student & Recent Graduate Show, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, UK
2014    Tomorrow: Today, CSM Interim Show, Bargehouse, Southbank, London, UK
2013    Claremorris Open Exhibition, curated by Andrew Wilson (Tate Britain, London), Mayo, Ireland 
2012    Latency, curated by Michaële Cutaya, The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland
2012    #008000, curated by Grace McEvoy, The Shed, Dock Rd, Galway, Ireland
2012    Apposite Extravaganza: Cheating Progress, curated by Jim Ricks, ExchangeHouse, Galway, Ireland
2011    Void/ Volume, curated by Sarah Lundy, Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland
2011    Degree Show, Cluain Mhuire Campus, GMIT, Galway, Ireland
2010    Surface, curated by Maeve Mulrennan & Vicky Smith, 8 Lombard Street, Galway, Ireland

Publications, Interviews & Talks:

2018    Ballina Arts Centre programme of events

2018    Artist Interview, Young Space (online art platform), https://www.yngspc.com/artists/2018/02/roisin-osullivan/

2016    Artist Talk, Croydon School of Art, London

2015    Granfalloon Catalogue

2015    PRINTJAM Publication

2015    PRINTJAM Artist Talk, Parfitt Gallery, London, UK

2014    Tomorrow: Today Publication
2013    Claremorris Open Exhibition Catalogue 

2013    The Courthouse Arts Centre Publication

2011    Degree Show Catalogue


2016-2018  Stores Technician (Raw Materials), Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London, UK

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