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Lives and works in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Education

2015; MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK.

2010; BA Hons Fine Art, University of Ulster School of Art & Design, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

2007; Foundation Studies, University of Ulster School of Art & Design, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Huddled on Foggy Vectors, QSS Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2022)

MURKTACKTISS, An Cultúrlann Dillon Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2020).

Submersible Extractions, Platform Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2018).

Petronic ver 1.0, Framewerk, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2018).

Pried From The Pit, Maxilla Space, London, UK. (2016) .

Gerard Carson, RHA Ashford Gallery, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. (2014) .

INPUT<—->OUTPUT, Satis House, Household Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2013) .

Selected Group Exhibitions

Exquisite World, Schemata.art, Corsica Studios, https://newart.city/show/schemata3-0-exquisite-world (2022)

Sprouting Avatars, Gothic Pastoral III (The Valley & The Shadow), Solo_Show, http://soloshow.online/gothgerard.html (2022)

Limitrophy, Foreign Objekt, www.foreignobjekt.com/exhibition (2021).

Most Dismal Swamp Sessions 001-021, Most Dismal Swamp / New Art City, www.NewArt.City, newart.city/show/dismal-sessions (2020).

ESP 2019, PS² Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2019)

NAE Open, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK (2019)

Inhabited Space, The Island Arts Centre, Bristol, UK (2019)

Venting, Tokyo Art n’ Shelter, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan (2018)

Goolith (Goo Notorious), Old Police Station Gallery, Deptford X Festival, London, UK. (2018)

I Want My Ideal Paste, Kelder Space, Artlicks Weekend, London, UK (2017).

Seasons II, Maxilla Space, London, UK (2017) .

Seasons, Maxilla Space, London, UK. (2017) .

Paper Tiger/Wooden Horse, Banana Jam Space, Shenzhen, China (2016)

MAXILLA, Maxilla Space, London, UK. (2016) .

Padsjgams, Old Police Station Gallery, London, UK. (2015)

Chelsea College of Arts MA Fine Art Summer Show, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK. (2015) .

Office Sessions IV, Beak Street, London, UK. (2015) .

Conflux, The Electrician’s Shop, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, UK. (2015).

YOU WIN, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK. (2015) .

REE-BIT, Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK. (2015) .

Office Party, Anchorage House, East India Docklands, London, UK. (2014) .

Collective Histories X ‘Catalyst Arts’, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast , Northern Ireland. (2013).

Stranded, Strand Studios, East Belfast Arts Festival, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2013) .

A Passing Breeze, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2013) .

Void Open, Hoxton Arches, Hoxton, London, UK. (2013).

Score, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland. (2012).

30 Kilos of Cocaine to Draw the Lines for a Football Field, 20/22 NQ Gallery, Manchester, UK. (2012).

Divine Creation 2, Block T Gallery, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. (2012).

De La Pluie Du Beau Temps, La Station Gallery, Nice, France. (2012).

Curated Exhibitions/Events/ Roles

Spore; Psychedelic Laughter (Curator), Platform Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2019).

Vipunen (Curator), Andrew Rickett, Platform Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2019).

Platform Arts Gallery & Studios (Co-Director), Belfast, Northern Ireland (2017-2019).

QSS Studios Member, Belfast, Northern Ireland (2018-Present).

Exegesis For The Modern Detoxer (Curator), Kris Lock, Maxilla Space, London England. (2017).

Art Apart, UAL Camberwell Graduate Exhibition (Mentor/Tutor), Camberwell on the Green Apartments, London, England. (2016).

Open Societies Foundation UAL Graduate Commission (Mentor/Tutor), London, England. (2016).

Maxilla Studios Reading Group (Coordinator), Maxilla Space, London, England. (2016-2017).

Residencies

Tokyo Art n’ Shelter Artist in Residence, Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan (2020).

Ps²/Primary Studios Exchange Programme (ESP), Belfast/Nottingham, UK & Northern Ireland (2019).

Digital Arts Studios Home Residency, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2019).

University of Ulster Artist in Residence Programme, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (2010-2011).

Awards

2022: Arts Council of Northern Ireland Creative Individuals Recovery Programme.

2021: Arts Council of Northern Ireland COVID-19 Resilience Fund.

2020: Freelands Foundation COVID-19 Fund.

2018: Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artist Award.

2014: Chelsea College of Art Frank Bowling Scholarship Award.

2013: Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artist Award.

2012: Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artist Award