Solo Exhibitions

2017

The Recovery, A4 Sounds Artist Studios & Gallery, St Joseph’s Parade, Dublin 1, Ireland

Group Exhibitions

2023

Zurich Portrait Prize 2022, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland

2022

Zurich Portrait Prize 2022, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2, Ireland

Dublin Art Book Fair 2022: A Caring Matter, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Touch Me Baby, The Bomb Factory, Archway, London, UK

Portrait (International Juried Exhibition)Li Tang Gallery, New York, USA


Halftone Print Fair 2022, The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Dwell, Basement Gallery, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland

International Original Print Exhibition 2022, Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London, UK

B.Y.O.A.A.S. Simpsons Fan Art, Hen’s Teeth Studio, Dublin 8, Ireland


Emerging Practice, The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Bailieborough Creative Hub Summer Showcase, Bailieborough Courthouse and Bridewell, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan, Ireland

Show2020, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, London, UK

Incognito in aid of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation

you breathe differently down here, Draíocht, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland

2021

Dublin Art Book Fair 2021: Manual, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition, Yoshinogawa City, Tokushima, Japan

 

B.Y.O.A.A.S. TV, Bring Your Own Art Art Show Dublin, Hen’s Teeth, and Lucky’s Bar, Dublin 8, Ireland

Pluid: National Comfort Blanket, The Cowshed Gallery, Farmleigh Estate, Dublin 15, Ireland

Familiar Strangers, Vacant Museum
 

2020

RCA2020, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Incognito in aid of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation

IN REVIEW, Southwark Park Gallery // Lake Gallery, Southwark Park, London, UK

2019

Dublin Art Book Fair 2019: Art & Architecture: Learning from the Bauhaus, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland


Incognito in aid of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation, Solomon Fine Art, Balfe Street, Dublin 2 and Lavitt Gallery, Cork, Ireland

MA Print exhibition, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, Kensington, London, UK


WIP Show, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, Battersea, London, UK

2018

Incognito in aid of the Jack & Jill Children's Foundation, Solomon Fine Art, Balfe Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

2017

VUE Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Hibernian Academy, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

Halftone Print Fair 2017, The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Small Format, The Library Project, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

 

2016

Carrickmacross Arts Festival, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, Ireland

Uncover: DIT Graduate Exhibition, Grangegorman, Dublin 7, Ireland

 

Postcard 1916, Old Clones Post Office, Clones, Co. Monaghan, Ireland, and La Vieille Poste, Larroque, France

 

2015 

Winter Exhibition, The Gallery Listoke, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland

 

Motley, Hive Gallery & Studios, 25 Michael Street, Waterford, Ireland

 

Qualia Dublin: Identity, Steambox, School Street, Dublin 8, Ireland

 

Disclosure, Light House Cinema, Market Square, Smithfield, Dublin 7, Ireland 

​Education 

2018 - 2020  — MA Print, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012 - 2016 — BA (Hons) Fine Art, First Class Honours, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland

 

Awards / Residencies

Shortlisted for Zurich Portrait Prize 2022

Emerging Talent - Monaghan County Council  Artist Support Scheme 2022 — (Supported by The Arts Council)

 

Artist in Residence, Creative Spark, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland: March – April 2022

Best Art Prize, Bealtaine Magazine, Spring 2022, Issue 2

 

Droichead Artist Bursary Autumn 2021 (Awarded by Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland)

 

Emerging Talent - Monaghan County Council  Artist Support Scheme 2021 — (Supported by The Arts Council)

 

Augustus Martin Print Prize 2020 (Awarded by Royal College of Art)

Mont Kavanagh Trust Fine Art Award 2016 (Awarded by DIT Foundation)


Artist in Residence, A4 Sounds Artist Studios & Gallery, Dublin, Ireland: August October 2016

Bibliography

 

2022

Zurich Portrait Prize 2022, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

“Monaghan artist shortlisted for Zurich Portrait Prize”, The Northern Standard, Monaghan, August 25 2022.

"Three local artists shortlisted for Zurich Portrait Prize at National Gallery of Ireland", Northern Sound FM, August 22 2022.

“Spoofers”, Paper Towel Zine, Duplikat Press x Paper Towel Zine, Margate Zine Fair 2022

“Keep on Smilin”, Bealtaine Magazine, Spring 2022, Issue 2: (Un)belonging, p27.

2021

“Lios na Dara”, Around the World, Print Club Torino, Turin, Italy.

“False Smiles”, Printmaking Today, Summer 2021, Issue 118, p23.

2020

“A Brief Guide to False Smiles”, Fake/Real, The Pluralist, Royal College of Art, London, p51.

The Dirty Issue, ARC Magazine, Royal College of Art, London.

PrintOut - File Away (MA Print publication from RCA2020 PrintOut event)

Rescue Party - Desert Island Comics.

“A Brief Guide to False Smiles”, Penny Thoughts zine #33, Manchester, UK.

2017

"The Recovery", A4 Sounds Artist Studios & Gallery.

A4 Sounds Artist in Residence Programme, A4 Sounds Artist Studios & Gallery.

2016

New Generation Arts Online Gallery, Irish Arts Review.

"Curios About: The Recovery by Emily Mc Gardle", Dublin Inquirer, March 1 2016.

"Keep The Recovery Going", Rabble.ie, February 21 2016.

Collections

The Office of Public Works (OPW), Ireland

Private collections in Ireland and the UK

Memberships

Black Church Print Studio, 4 Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Visual Artists Ireland (VAI), Professional Member