What I'm up to in 2014:
Selected as finalist for the 8th International Arte Laguna Prize, which takes place in Venice Arsenale, March-April 2014
International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York.
Art and Law Program at Fordham Law School, New York in association with Denniston Hill and the Vera List Centre for Art and Politics, New York.
Participated in the 14th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology, Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology, Connecticut Feb 2014.
Solo show at Limerick City Gallery. September 2014
And last year
Group show Of the Land, at the Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, Nov-Dec 13
A solo show - RAUM - took place at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery Dublin- RAUM - from 10th Jan till 9th Feb 2013
Extract from text
'Elaine Byrne’s installation RAUM is a haunted space, constructed from melancholy, symbolic fragments of ways of living that have faded away, and thinking that never was. This exhibition is a tribute to difference neutralized by the uncompromising normative pressures of what modernity actually is.'
See below for review by John Gayer from Visual Arts Newsletter, March 2013.
Follow link below to read a review of RAUM from The Irish Times 11/1/2013
Solo show FERALIS at The Belltable, Limerick which ran till 25th Jan '13
Curated by Michele Horirigan the work draws on the emotive complexities surrounding memory and ruin. Investigating both an architectural and a pyschological dimension within these subjects, my work ruminates on the nature of environments that initially appear abandoned and forgotten.