Maureen Considine Artist



Maureen Considine (Ire) graduated from the Crawford College of Art in 2006. In 2008 she completed an academic M.A. in Modern and Contemporary Art at University College Cork. Her works have been selected for numerous exhibitions nationally and her practice is multi-disciplinary with an emphasis on lens-based art.

Maureen’s artistic and critical interests include; lens-based media, photography theory, feminism (specifically gender politics and the female experience), the body (illness, mortality, pain and the mind-body connection) and society (social status/ class, systems of power, privilege and oppression).

Maureen is a PhD Excellence Scholar at the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork.

Selected Exhibitions

January 2020

Blaue Stunde: All Stars, Alte Feuerwache, Köln

August 2019

Stay With Me, Group Exhibition, Aula Maxima, University College Cork

October – December 2015

Soul Yearnings, Íontas Foyer Gallery, Íontas Arts Centre, Castleblayney Co.Monaghan

July 2015

Expressions Art Photography Exhibition and Competition, Providers Building, Main Street, Longford. Curated by Longford Digital Arts, Longford Council Arts Office

November 2014

Weltumrundung (Circumnavigation), Blaue Stunde, Cologne, Germany.  Invited artist showing at the Blue Hour-video art event

May 2013

We Live By the River, Spanischer Bau, Cologne, Germany. Curated group exhibition

November 2012

Noli Me Tangre, Curated group exhibition from selected members of the Backwater Artists Group, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork

April 2012

Notes On Pain, Backwater Artists Group, Cork. Experimental, solo, studio exhibition of analogue prints and montages

July 2011

Raw-Nerved, Basement Project Space, Cork. Thematic group show on pain – emotional, sensory and social.

March 2010

Projected, The Other Place, South Main St, Cork. A series of screenings of experimental, screen-based artworks, back-projected onto a street level window. Project led by artists Annette Persson and Maureen Considine

8 March 2010

Pope’s Quay, Cork. Invited Artist, Cork Feminista’s International Women’s Day Exhibition

March/April 2010 

Backwater Twenty-10,- Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. Curated by Stephen Brandes and Vera Ryan.

March-May 2009

Posted 4: Public Talk Private Space, on street exhibition, Cornmarket Street, Cork. Curated by SKART

October/November 2009

If these walls could talk, The Joinery, Dublin. Selected Artist, exhibition for Dublin Electronic Arts Festival

November 2009

Art Trail – Rediscovering Locality,  Cork City Streets Group project involving outdoor projections and a large-scale pinhole camera installation in a shipping container.

October 2008

Made In Cork Shorts, 53rd Cork International Film Festival 2008. Selected Artist

October 2007

24hr Non Stop Art, Tig Fili, Cork Arts Theatre, Cork. Collaborative performance and public intervention with live-feed, outdoor projections.

August 2007

Mother Lover Virgin Whore, The Granary Theatre, Mardyke, Cork. Performance Art Exhibition (participating artist and organiser of the event)

June 2007

Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival.  Festival exhibition curated by Francis Mc Kee of the CCA Glasgow

April 2007

Death and Desire, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh. Co.Cork. Invited artist, curated group exhibition

November 2006

Cork Film Centre Artist’s in Residence Exhibition, Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork.

September 2006

Make or Break Art Trail awarded Graduate Showcase, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork.

June 2006

Utopias,- Eigse, Carlow Arts Festival. Selected artist, exhibition curated by Cliodhna Shaffery


Academic Work and Talks

October 2019 – October 2022, PhD Excellence Scholar, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, University College Cork

December 2014, Artist’s statement and artwork published in special mini edition of THP magazine titled ‘The Virgin Birth’

August 2011, article, ‘Exhibition Report: Raw-Nerved’, Chronic Pain Ireland Newsletter, Autumn edition.

April 2011, interview on ‘Whose Art is it Anyway?’, Documentary aired on 31 May 2011, RTE1.

April 2011, essay ‘Artistic Instinct and the Collective Unconscious’, published in the catalogue for the exhibition ‘Gravity’ at the Crawford Art Gallery, Sharman Crawford St, Cork

January 2011, ‘Photography: The People’s Medium’, Peer to Ear: A Series of Talks,

Presentations and Workshops, Basement Project Space Camden Quay, Cork

August 2010, Discussion on Public Art, Summer on One, RTÉ Radio 1

November 2009, Rebranding, Regeneration and Public Art, (Eye and Mind Seminar) Presented a lecture

in response to Art Trail’s theme – ‘Rediscovering Locality’. A Roundtable Discussion led by Ed Krčma followed.

Artists Studio Talk, Backwater Artists Group, Art Trail 2009

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