Sue Morris
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1982-1985 Royal College of Art, London
1979-1982 Chelsea School of Art, London

Projects and Publications

Contagion, Abridged Magazine, 2018
The Unfamiliar Familiar, site responsive installation, Nazareth House, Derry. Supported by the Arts Council N Ireland, Dementia Services Development Trust and Choice Housing Association, 2017
Coded Perception, interview with Rebecca Strain, Visual Artists Ireland, Nov/Dec edition, 2017
Here we are at the risk of our lives, multi media project in collaboration with Susanne Colleary, performance academic 2015/16
This is where we are now, Letterpress project, Trükimuuseum, Tartu, Estonia, 2014
I can say this with absolute certainty. I was there, multi media project in collaboration with media academics Greg McLaughlin and Stephen Baker 2014
Stepping Across Boundaries, Visual Artists Ireland, May/June edition, 2014
Interventions and Transformations, Visual Artists Ireland, May/June edition, 2013
Seomra Una; Site responsive installation, Clo and the Living Archive, Co Donegal, Ireland 2013
Holding; Molloway House Child and Adolescent Mental Health Centre, in collaboration with the staff and practitioners of Molloway House, 2013
Diary of a Residency, Web-blog, The Model, Sligo, Ireland, 2012

Residencies and Awards

Art Arcadia Residency Programme, St Augustines, Derry, N. Ireland, 2018
Dementia Services Development Trust Project Funding, 2017
Arts Council N. Ireland, Individual Artists Award, 2016
Beyond Limits, Crossing Borders, Dementia Services Development Centre, Stirling/Void Derry 2016
Dublin City Libraries/Dublin City Council, Easter Rising Commemoration Funding, Ireland, 2016
1916 Commemorative Support Grant, Westmeath County Council, Ireland, 2016
Heinrich Böll Residency, Achill Island, Co Mayo, 2015
Tartu Print Museum, Estonia, Leonardo da Vinci Mobility Programme, 2014
Artracker Award; Creativity in Art and Conflict, London, UK, 2014/2016 (long listed)
EVA International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Limerick, Ireland, 2014 (shortlisted)
Arts Council of N. Ireland, Individual Artist’s Award, 2013
Culture Ireland: International Programme for Ireland`s Presidency of the European Union, 2013
Artist in Residence, UR Project, a trans-European Art & Cultural exchange, Clo Ceardlann, Ireland, supported by Culture Ireland and the Arts Council of Ireland 2013
AIR-Artist in Residence / Scholarship, Krems, Austria, 2012
The Model Studios, Sligo, Ireland, 2010-2013
Artist`s bursary, Sligo Arts Service, Ireland, 2011
Artist in Residence, Cité Internationale des Artes, Paris, France


Trükimuuseum, Tartu, Estonia
museumORTH, Orth an der Danau, Austria
Clo and the Living Archive, Clo Ceardlann, Co Donegal, Ireland
Siena Art Institute, Italy
Royal College of Art, London, UK
Chelsea School of Art, London, UK
Hollington Associates, London, UK
Private collections nationally and internationally

Solo Exhibitions

Doing, Redoing, Undoing, 16:9 Gallery, Lawrence University, Michigan, USA

The Unfamiliar Familiar, Nazareth House, Derry, N. Ireland

Here we are at the risk of our lives, Dublin City Libraries, (touring), IrelandIn collaboration with performance academic Susanne Colleary

Luxury Goods, Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Co Kerry
Out of Truth, Verbal Arts Centre, Derry, N. Ireland

Luxury Goods, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co Clare, Ireland
I can say this with absolute certainty. I was there. Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
In collaboration with media academics Greg McLaughlin and Stephen Baker
Up the Garden Path,The Market Place Arts Centre, Armagh, N.Ireland

Hortus Conclusus, museumORTH, Schloss Orth an der Danau, Austria (catalog)
Up the Garden Path, The Model Arts Centre, Sligo, Ireland

Hortus Conclusus, Kunstverein Galerie, Baden, Austria (catalog)
Floribundum Domestica Absurdicus, The Model Arts Centre,Sligo,Ireland
Domestic Interventions, Kunstehalle Factory, Atelier 20, Krems, Austria
The World of Wonder, Market Place Arts Centre, Armagh, N. Ireland
In Sight, Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, Ireland
10,000 Things Every Child Should Know, Custom House Gallery, Westport,Mayo, Ireland
Selection panel: Grace Weir, John Graham, Alison Pilkington
Lumen Screening,Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Ireland
Wonder Works @ room, The Model Arts Centre, Sligo, Ireland

The Obsessive Compulsive Drawings, Queen Street Studios Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland  
The World of Wonder, South Tipperary Arts Centre, Clonmel, Ireland.

The Obsessive Compulsive Drawings, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Ireland

Selected Group Shows

Visual Aids; Postcards from the Edge,
Metro Pictures, New YorkAlienation, Cultural Centre of Moschato, Athens, Greece

Alienation, A3 Gallery, State Institute of Culture, Moscow, RussiaLuan 100:1916 Rising Centenary, Luan, Athlone, Ireland

The Poetry of Form: Frances Lambe, Joanne Proctor, Anna Marie Savage, Sue  
Morris, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland
Exchanging Creative Practice Across Borders, Cavan Arts, Ireland
Yeats Celebration, Drawing Project, Lissadell House, Co Sligo, Ireland

Houston, we have a problem, Artisterium 7, Tbilisi International Contemporary
Art Exhibition and Art Events, Georgia (catalog)
Out of Sorts, Tartu Loomemajanduskeskus, Estonia
20/20 Print Exchange, touring exhibition, West Yorkshire Print Workshop,
Gloustershire Print Co operative, Print Shed, Hereford, Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK

CeAmaRa agus other Pinhole Devises, Clo Ceardlann, Co Dhun nan Gall, Ireland
An Issue Worth Mentioning, Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
Class, The Model, Sligo, Ireland (three person exhibition)

Irish Contemporary Works on Paper, Lockhart Gallery, State University New
York, Geneseo, USA (five person exhibition)

Drawing Connections, Siena Art Institute, Italy
On Your Marks, The Model Arts Centre, Sligo, Ireland
Custom House Studios Gallery, Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland
(sub)TEXT Curator/Artist @ room, The Model, Sligo, Ireland (catalog)

Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaise, Ireland, Curator: Geraldine O’ Neill

Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, Ireland
Temple Bar Cultural Trust, Dublin, Ireland.
Art on the Hill, Dungannon Arts Forum, N. Ireland. Curator: Megan Johnston.
Samhlaiocht Gallery, Kerry, Ireland.

Impressions Printmaking Exhibition, Galway Arts Centre, Ireland.
The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, Ireland.

Iontas small works, Sligo Art Gallery, Ireland. Curator: Michael Dempsey.

Iontas small works, Sligo Art Gallery Ireland. Curator: Theresa Millet (IVAM)

Iontas small works, Sligo Art Gallery, RHA Dublin, Ormeau Baths, Belfast.

Drawing, Sue Morris, Nick Miller & Sinead Aldridge, Sligo Art Gallery, Ireland.

Factory Performance Space, Sligo, Ireland.

Barbican Arts Group, London, UK.

The Gardner Arts Centre, Sussex University, UK.
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK.
Battersea Arts Centre, London, UK.
The Folio Society, Royal College of Art, London, UK.