The Royal Hibernian Academy is delighted to announce the election of Aideen Barry as an Associate Member of the Academy.
Aideen Barry was elected at the RHA Assembly meeting held on Tuesday, 11th February. Barry is a practicing visual artist based in Ireland but with international representation. In 2020 she was elected to the Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts as an ARHA member. She is also a member of Aosdána and Lectures in several universities and schools of visual art. In 2020 she will be speaker part of the Anderson Lecture Series at Penn State University and will be making a new work under the Bunting Commission for the Irish Traditional Music Archive and Music Network Ireland.
Selected projects include exhibitions at: Elephant West, UK, Mothers Tankstation, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Oaxaca, Mexico, Louise T. Bloudin, London, Moderne Mussett Sweden, The Loop Biennale, ESP, Matucana 100, Chile, FRIEZE Art Fair, UK, The Wexner Centre Ohio, The Royal Hibernian Academy, the Museum des Beux Arts, FR, The Crawford Municipal Gallery, The Butler Gallery, The Banff Centre Canada, the Headlands Centre for the Arts San Francisco, Liste Art Fair Basel Switzerland, BAC Geneva, Arco Art Fair, ESP, CH ACO, Chile and Catherine Clark Gallery, US.
Barry has received numerous awards for her practice including recent awards: A Culture Ireland Award 2018, The Vermont Studio Centre Fellowship Award 2017, Project New Work Awards from the Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Council of Ireland Bursary Awards, Modern Ireland in 100 Art Works 2015 award from the Royal Irish Academy, the Silent Light Film Award at the Cork Film Festival, Travel and Training Awards from the Arts Council of Ireland, in 2010 was shortlisted for the prestigious AIB Prize.