MAY 2011

Caoimhe Kilfeather (IRELAND)

Caoimhe KilfeatherCaoimhe Kilfeather, born in 1979 and based in Dublin, studied Sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Arts in London (2005-2007) and at NCAD/National College of Art and Design in Dublin (1998-2002). Since 2002 her work is shown at many venues including solo shows at Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Goethe Institute and The LAB in Dublin (2011) and group shows at Douglas Hyde Gallery (2010), Icelandic Centre for Islandic Art in Reykjavik (2008), DIT - Institute of Technology in Dublin (2007), Woburn Studios and Slade Studios in London (2006) and the Limerick City Gallery in Ireland (2005) among others.

She was awarded with several scholarships and prizes, most recently with the Fred Conlon Contemporary Sculpture Award (2010/11).

Besides her artistic career she works as lecturer, currently she teaches in the Sculpture and Combined Media Department at the Limerick School of Art and Design in Dublin, and has been involved in a number of collaborative projects, e.g. the artist talk "Broadcasting Silence while Polishing Coal" with Kathy Howkins and Michelle Phelan during her stay with BLUMEN/Kunstverein Leipzig (2010).

Selected Works

Untitled structure 2010, Stahl, Gummi, 120 x 155 x 400 cmUntitled structure 2010, Stahl, Gummi, 120 x 155 x 400 cmUntitled, 2011, Seidenpapier, ca. 50 x 80Inky canopy, 2011, Kohle, poliert/geschliffen, 25 x 20 x 40 cm/40 x 15 x 15 cm, MDF-SockelBut a Hercules, 2010, Kohle, poliert/geschliffen, 45 x 30 x 18 cmYesterday, things seemed to recede (1), (2), 2009, Mahagoni, Stahl, 55 x 19 x 14 cmYesterday, things seemed to recede (1), (2), 2009, Mahagoni, Stahl, 55 x 19 x 14 cm