Biography

Neva Elliott (b. Australia. Lives and works in Dublin, Ireland)

Elliott graduated with an MA from Central Saint Martins College, London.

She has exhibited extensively in Ireland and worldwide including solo presentations in Tallaght Arts Centre and Sligo Art Gallery.

Group exhibitions include Accumulator at VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow and Singing the Real at The South African National Gallery, Capetown and Eurojet Futures, at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.

In 2006 Elliott also represented Ireland at the International Artists Residency in Argentina.

She was part of the Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow in 2008 and Ev+a, Limerick in 2006 and 2002.

A winner of the Taylor Arts Award, her work featured in The Taylor Arts Award Retrospective at The National Gallery of Ireland in 2006.

Her work is represented in the public collections of the Limerick City Gallery of Art and the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology.

2009:

Sligo Local, The Model and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland.

 

2006:

Archiving Skibbereen, in Association with the West Cork Arts Centre

 

2005:

Archiving Limerick, Curated by Pippa Little, Limerick City Gallery of Art.

2003:

Alright, Tallaght Arts Centre, Dublin 2003: Mine, National First Solo Award, Selected by Patrick T. Murphy, RHA Sligo Art Gallery

2008:

Singing the Real, Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow, Ireland. 
curated by Patrick Murphy, Director of the Royal Hibernian Gallery

 

2007:

Singing the Real, The South African National Gallery, Capetown. 
curated by Patrick Murphy, Director of the Royal Hibernian Gallery.
Cead in China, Curated byThe 411 Gallery, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing, China
The BiG Store, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios.
Flix, The Rubicon (Flix archive cabinet available every Saturday)

 

2006:

Postcards 2006, West Cork Arts Centre
The Vending Machine Project, selected by Alan Butler and Lola
Rayne Booth, Various venues Dublin
Fresh, Re-Imagining The Collection, West Cork Arts Centre
The Taylor Arts Award Retrospective, The National Gallery, Dublin
Fresh, Re-Imagining The Collection, Curated by Pippa Little, LCGA
International Artists´ Residency in Argentina, The Viejo Hotel, Ostende, Argentina
ev+a, 30th annual, 6th Biennial exhibition open and invited, Limerick, Ireland, Curated by Katerina Gregos

 

2005:

6×6 For Ireland SHOWCASE 2005, Selected by James Ryan, The 411 Galleries, Hangzhou, EASTLINK Gallery, Shanghai, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
Sculpture in Context, Botanic Gardens, Dublin
MA exhibition, Central St Martins, London
Musicalt, Galway
Sampling from the Past, Curated by Pippa Little, Limerick City Art Galley
Ongoing Flix, The Rubicon (Flix archive cabinet available every Saturday)
Eurojet Futures, The Anthology, RHA, Dublin
Remote Access, The Rubicon, Dublin selected by Caoimhin Corrigan
On The Underbelly, Upstairs Gallery, Clerkenwell, London
Musicalt, Galway
Leviathan,The Candid Galleries, London

 

2004:

Birds, The Sligo Art Gallery

Enso/Ard Bia Project, The Tulca Festival, Galway
Room 106, Curated by Georgina Jackson. La Stampa Hotel, Dublin

Corpus, Curated by Pippa Little, Limerick City Gallery of Art
Foyer, Tallaght Arts Centre, Dublin

 

2003:

50/50, Temple Bar Galleries, Dublin
Sligo Art Gallery Christmas exhibition, The Sligo Art Gallery
FLIX, The Rubicon Art Gallery
EuroJet Futures, Curated by Patrick T. Murphy, RHA
Affinity Archive, Sarah Pierce, Broadstone Studios
Fresh Fruit, Curated by Brian Duggan + Mark Cullen, Pallas Heights

 

2002:

Oxygen X, Scóip 2002, Publication on fantasy public art
Shift, Curated by Mark Garry, The Dublin Fringe Festival
Sculpture in Context, Botanic Gardens, Dublin
Fresh Art 2002, Curated by Brian Duggan + Mark Cullen, London
ev+a 2002, Curated by Apinan Poshyananda

 

2001-2002:

Trip switch, Curated by Mark Garry, Guinness Store House, Dublin
Victor Treacy Award, Nominated by Mick Wilson, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

 

2001:

Perishable Tonic, Selected by Anya von Gösseln and John Carson

Live art event, Sculptors’ Society of Ireland

 

2000:

Tonic 2, Live art event, The City Arts Centre, Dublin

 

1999:

Claremorris Open Exhibition, Co. Mayo
Taylor Arts Award, The Royal Dublin Society

BA Graduate Exhibition, Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
”Work in Progress”, Group exhibition, Firestation Artist Studios, Dublin

 

1998:

Interior, Group exhibition

The Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Independent, Two-person exhibition, The Droichead Arts Centre
Eígse, Carlow Arts Festival

 

1997:

Drogheda Visual Art Group Annual Exhibition, The Droichead Arts Centre
Taylor Arts Award, The Royal Dublin Society
Diploma Graduate Exhibition, DLIADT

Education

2004-2005:
MA Fine Art, Central St. Martins, University of the Arts London

1998-1999:
Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology,
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art, Passed with Honours

1994-1997:
Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
National Diploma in fine Art, Passed with Distinction

Awards
2007:
Bursary, Carlow County Council

2006:
Culture Ireland Award
Artist in the Community Award, Arts Council of Ireland / Create.

2004:
Training Award, The Arts Council of Ireland. Bursary, 
Carlow County Council.

2003:
Bursary, The Arts Council of Ireland
Nominated for the Jerwood Artists Platform
Bursary, Carlow County Council

2002:
National First Solo Award, Selected by Patrick T. Murphy, RHA, presented by the Sligo Art Gallery
Bursary, Carlow County Council.

2001:
Nominated for the Victor Treacy Award, by Mick Wilson

1999:
The Taylor Arts Award, The Royal Dublin Society Claremorris Open Exhibition, Prizewinner

Public collections

1997:
The Limerick City Art Gallery
The Dunlaoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology

Curation

2008:
Judi Werthein, Brino, The Dock, Letrim, Ireland.

2007:
At Your Convenience, Madame Lillies Gallery, Stoke Newington, London,
Co-curated with Emily Clay and absolutezerodegrees°

2005:
On The Underbelly, The Upstairs Gallery, Clerkenwell, London,
Co-curated with Gareth Polmeer
Flagged, Visualise Carlow www.nevaelliott.com/flagged

Residencies

2006:
West Cork Arts Centre
International Artists´ Residency in Argentina (RIAA, Residencia
Internacional de Artistas en Argentina)

2005:
The Limerick City Gallery of Art