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Meghan Heeney is a fine artist and painter based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 2015 Heeney graduated from the Ulster University, Belfast, with an honours degree in Fine Art Painting. Whilst there she was recognised for artistic merit and was awarded the Inaugural Award by The Loft collective. She then went on to complete a Master in Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland in 2017. Since her graduation Heeney has extensively exhibited in Belfast, Dublin and throughout Ireland, and has started exhibiting further afield in wider parts of the United Kingdom. At present she is a participant of SO Fine Art Editions, Gallery, Dublin.

 

Education

2017 Participant of S0 Fine Art Editions, Gallery, Dublin 2 

2015- 2017 National College of Art and DesignMasters in Fine Art        

2012-2015 University of UlsterBachelor of Arts (Honours), in Fine Art

2011-2012 North West Regional College, Limavady, Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design

 

Qualifications   

2017 Second Class Honours Upper Division, MFA, Masters in Fine Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

2015  Second Class Honours Upper Division, B.A Hons Fine Art, Belfast School of Art, University of Ulster
 

2012 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Distinction Certificate, North West Regional College, Limavady

 

Exhibitions  

2017

The Mary Peters Trust Exhibition, Black Canvas Gallery, Holywood, Belfast

Collision, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7

NCAD 2017 Graduate Show, Annex Building, 101 - 103 James Street, Dublin 8

2016

Mfa Group Exhibition Side to Side, Annex Building, 101 - 103 James Street, Dublin 8

Excess Baggage, Laurieston Arches, Cleland Lane, Glasgow

Group Exhibition Fast Forward, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Carlow Arts Festival 2016, Carlow

KFest Arts and Music Festival, Killorglin, Kerry

 2015

Mfa Group Exhibition Good Tidings We Bring, Frawleys, Thomas Street, Dublin

Artists Rest Group Exhibition, Artists Rest Workshop, Balbriggan, Dublin

Drawing Today Exhibition, Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Wicklow

Culture Night Group Exhibition, The Loft, Belfast

Degree Show, University of Ulster, Belfast
 

2012

Foundation Final Major Project Exhibition, Art and Design Department, North West Regional College, Limavady

2011

Group exhibition, Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady


 

Awards  

2015 Awarded Inaugural Loft Award for Fine Art Painting, The Loft, Belfast, June 2015.

2014  Awarded Tutoring in Schools Certificate, University of Ulster, May 2014

 

Artist Talks

2017 Colour mixing and theory, University of Ulster, Belfast

 

Reviews

2017 The Irish Times, ‘Fine art graduates fuse forces and flex their mussels’ by Aidan Dunne

2016 Billions Jorunal, Review of Art Works, Carlow Exhibition

2015 The Painting Corner, Belfast School of Art

 

Interviews

2015 Loft Talk VI by Loft Belfast