Name Lorna Watkins

Address Cloonacrinn


Sligo F91 E3H7


Mobile +353 86 1934273



Date of birth 25 June 1974

Place of birth Dublin


1996 NCAD, BDes Textiles (Print)

1993 Edinburgh College of Art, First Year

1992 Grennan Mill Craft School, Thomastown, Co.Kilkenny


2019 Cill Rialaig Residency

2015 Cill Rialaig Residency

1996 Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust Award

Solo Shows

2018 Heartfelt, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

2015 Sanctum, Signal Arts Centre, Bray.

2015 Body of Proof, Solas Art Gallery, Ballinamore.

2015 Inside Out, Leixlip Library, Co.Kildare

Group Shows

2019 Invited Artist, Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

2019 Invited Artist, St.Brigid’s Day, 12 Star Gallery, London; Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

2019 1FT SQ., Strule Centre, Omagh; Hambly & Hambly, Enniskillen

2018 Invited Artist, RUN, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

2018 Christmas group show, The Doorway Gallery, Dublin

2018 30 x 30, SSA @RSA, Edinburgh

2018 Invited Artist, XXV, Hambly & Hambly, Dunbar House, Enniskillen

2018 188th Annual Open Exhibition, RHA, Dublin

2018 Cairde Visual, the Model, Sligo

2018 30 x 30, SSA @RSA, Edinburgh

2018 Invited Artist, Source & Sorcery, Hambly & Hambly, Enniskillen

2018 Invited Artist, Liberte,Egalite, Sororite, Hambly & Hambly, Enniskillen

2018 AAF, Hampstead, London

2017 Cairde Visual, The Model, Sligo

2017 Christmas show, The Doorway Gallery. Dublin

2017 Edinburgh Art Fair, Edinburgh

2017 AAF, Battersea, London

2017 Invited Artist, Crazy Jane, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

2017 Invited Artist, Shorelines Festival, Portumna

2016 Invited Artist, A Terrible Beauty is Born, The Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

2016 Christmas show, The Doorway Gallery

2016 Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Gallery

2015 5@6, Gallery No.6, Sligo

2015 from Kathmandu to Kerry to Kildare, @ Cill Rialaig, Kerry

2015 Glebe Open, The Glebe Gallery, Letterkenny

2015 Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

2015 Invited Artist, The Fall of the Dew, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

2015 North West Open, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton

2015 Invited Artist, Christmas Show, The Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

2014 Cairde Visual, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo.

2014 Yeats Mail Art Project, Sligo Town Hall.

2014 North West Visual Artists, Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Manorhamilton.

2014 Visual Artists for Gaza, 126 Gallery, Galway.

2014 Kildare Artists Notebook Project, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge.

2014 Coney, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo.

2014 Graphite & Easel @Studio+, Room, The Model, Sligo & The Dock         

2014 1ft x 1ft, Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen.


2018 Committee member and panel judge of CAIRDE Visual for 3 Years

2018 Art Workshop facilitator with Syrian refugees Eroc Centre, Ballaghadeeren    

2017 Artist on panel discussion and studio visit during Bealtaine Festival, Model

2016 “In Conversation”Intergenerational workshops with Cranmore Residents, Sligo