CV

Megan O'Malley
Galway, Ireland

EDUCATION

2021                  Masters in Creative Practices, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology,                                                                Centre for Creative Arts and Media, Galway, Ireland
2016                   Bachelor's of Fine Art in Studio Art, Minor in Art History, the School of the Art Institution                             of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021                    Solo Representation, Well Hung Vineyard, Roanoke, Virginia, USA
2019                    Solo Representation, Well Hung Vineyard, Gordonsville, Virginia, USA

2018                    Solo Representation, Signature Financial Services, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
2012                    Solo show, Palette Art Gallery, Stanardsville, Virginia, USA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018                    Group Show, Annie Gould Gallery, Gordonsville, Virginia, USA

2017                     Luminarts Finalist Show, Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

2017                    “Lóan er Komin: The Arrival of the Golden Plover", Bílskúrs Gallerí, Blönduós, Iceland

2017                    “Get Knotty”, Bílskúrs Gallerí, Blönduós, Iceland

2016                     Bachelor of Fine Art Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, USA

2016                    “Out of Order” group show, DFBRL8R, Chicago, Illinois, USA

2016                      Exhibited work in Vans “Off the Wall” design competition, Chicago, Illinois, USA

2009—2016          Exhibited in the Greene County annual arts festival, Stanardsville, Virginia, USA

AWARDS

2018                       Published in Textílsetur’s Artist Residency Catalogue, Blönduós, Iceland

2017                       Luminarts Grant finalist, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2013—2016           Academic scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2013                       Published in 2013 FIRST catalogue, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,                                       Illinois, USA
2013                       Firnew Farm artist circle scholarship recipient, Stanardsville, Virginia, USA

RESIDENCIES

2017                         Artist in Residency, Textílsetur Íslands, Blönduós, Iceland
2017                         Artist in Residency, Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland
2016                         Artist in Residency, Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland
2015                         Artist in Residency, Burren College of Art, County Clare, Ireland

EXPERIENCE

2017                          Webmistress of the American Tapestry Alliance

2017                          Weaving teacher, Húnavallaskóli, Húnavellir, Iceland

2015—present         Jacquard weaver and pattern designer

2013—present         Floor loom weaver
2012—2018              Member of Art Guild of Greene, Greene County, Virginia, USA
2009-2013                 Coordinator of the Greene County annual Arts Festival, Greene County, Virginia,                                          USA