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Education

2008 BA Honours Degree in Fine and Applied Art, University of Ulster, Belfast (First Class Honours)
2005 BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art and Design, Southern Regional College, Lurgan

Selected Exhibitions

2017 Bristle: Hair and Hegemony, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland (Invited Artist) Exhibition Curated by Roisin Kennedy (Lecturer at the School of Art History & Cultural Policy, University College Dublin) Niamh McGuinne (Artist and Paper Conservator, National Gallery of Ireland) and Aoife Ruane (Director of the Highlanes Gallery)

2016 Twinning Exhibition, Ruelle-sur-Touvre, Charente, France

2015 Winter Exhibition, Custom House Studios, The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo (Invited Artist)
2015 Paper, Table, Wall and After, International Exhibition Hall, National Taiwan University of Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
Touring Exhibition Curated by Chris Dorsett and Sian Bowen (Invited Artist)
2015 Anna Cheyne Visual Art Biennial, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
2015 The Poetry of Form, Custom House Studios, The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo
2015 Strands of Wishful Thinking: Hairlings and Other Things (in collaboration with Marion Michell), R-Space Gallery, Lisburn (Invited Artist)
2015 Line – An Ambiguous Journey, Dillon Gallery, Cultúrlann, Belfast

2014-15 Paper, Table, Wall and After, Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Co-curated by Chris Dorsett and Sian Bowen (Invited Artist)
2014 Autumn Arts Festival, Pop-Up Exhibition, Banbridge (Invited Artist)
2014 Little Kingdoms, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2014 Creatures, The Sketchbook Project, Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, Miami, Florida

2013 Line – An Ambiguous Journey, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
2013 Line – An Ambiguous Journey, The Drawing Project, IADT, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
2013 Precursor, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2013 The Omnia Scroll, Brighton Jubilee Library, Brighton, England, Curated by Penelope Oakley
2013 Co • Lab, Ballroom Gallery, University of Ulster, Belfast (Invited Artist)
2013 SCORE, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland, Curated by Catalyst Arts
2013 The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York, USA, Curated by Art House Co-op (North American Tour, March – October 2013)

2012-13 Crystalline, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown
2012 A Landmark & A Mission, presented in partnership with Ugg’s Creative Council and Curated by Christopher Jobson (Pittsburgh Art Walk, Pittsburgh, PA;RoosRoast, Ann Arbor, MI;Wade Oval, Cleveland, OH) 
2012 50th Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen’s, Open Studios, Array Studios, Belfast
2012 experiMENTAL, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2012 Somewhereto_, Black Box, Belfast
2012 Augment, The Waterfront Hall, Belfast Curated by Catalyst Arts
2012 Nest, Artists taking the Lead, London 2012 Festival, T13, Titanic Quarter, Belfast
2012 6x6x2012, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, New York, USA
2012 The Sketchbook Project, 2012 Tour, Sketchbook Housed, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York, USA (Touring Exhibition)

2011-12 Home Grown, F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge, Northern Ireland Curated by Dr Riann Coulter
2011 Drawing a Line – Visual Thinking as Drawing, University Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Curated by Hugh Mulholland, Helen O’Hare and Doris Rohr
2011 Drawing Connections, The Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
2011 Anna Cheyne Visual Art Awards, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, Northern Irealnd
2011 Divine Creation, Annual Member’s Show, Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2011 Other Perspectives, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland
2011 The Sketchbook Project, 2011 Tour, Sketchbook Housed, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York, USA (Touring Exhibition)

2010 Solo BDC Bursary Launch 2010, Quails at the Gallery, F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge, Northern Ireland

2009 Christmas 200 @ Canvas, Canvas Galleries, Belfast, Northern Ireland Curated by Paul Evans
2009 District Talent Exhibition, Framed Gallery, Banbridge, Northern Ireland
2009 128th Annual Exhibition, Royal Ulster Academy, Former Northern Bank, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2009 Anna Cheyne Visual Art Awards, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

2008 RDS Student Art Awards, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland
2008 Blick-Studios Launch, Invited Artist, Blick-Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2008 Degree Show, University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Awards and Residencies

2016-17 Artist Career Enhancement Scheme (ACES) Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2015 Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust Award
2014-15 Support for Individual Artist Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2014-15 Artist Career Enhancement Programme, Esmee Fairbairn Foundation/Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2013-14 Support for Individual Artist Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2013 Invited Artist in Residence, School of Art and Design, Painting/Drawing Department, University of Ulster, Belfast
2012 EDI Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management, Queens University, Belfast (Gained through completion of 6 month Internship at the F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio in conjunction with the Graduate Acceleration Programme)
2011-12 Drawing Residency, F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, Banbridge
2009 Winner of the F.E.McWilliam Fine Art Bursary
2008 Shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland Student Toradh Award

Professional Experience

2015 Belfast Open Studios, Meet the Artist’s, Golden Thread Gallery
2015 Workshop Co-Leader, R-Space Gallery, Lisburn
2014 Artist Talk/Presentation, Artist Career Enhancement Programme, Golden Thread Gallery at The Black Box, Belfast
2013 Guest Artist/Teaching, University of Ulster, Belfast
2013 Drawing Workshop Leader, F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge
2012 Drawing Workshop Leader, F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge
2012 Artist Talk, Meet the Home Grown Artist’s, F.E. McWilliam Gallery
2011-12 Curatorial/Marketing Internship, F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge
2011 Visiting Lecturer/Teaching, University of Ulster, Belfast
2011 Drawing Workshop Leader, University of Ulster, Belfast
2010 Visiting Lecturer/Teaching, University of Ulster, Belfast
2009 Graduate Drawing Workshop Leader, University of Ulster, Belfast
2006-07 Gallery Internship, The Third Space Gallery, Belfast

Collections

Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, New York
The Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
Private Collections

Publications, Reviews & Press Coverage

2016
Vincent, François, Prestigious Scholarship for Visual Artist Joanne, Banbridge Chronicle, Wednesday 16 November 2016, p. 13

2015
Boyd, Barbara, Hair-raising exhibition, The Outlook, Wednesday 29 July 2015, p. 6

Flegg, Eleanor, Poetry of Form, Design Portfolio, Irish Arts Review, Summer 2015, p. 201

Michell, Marion, Gifts of a Kind, Offerings, https://www.a-n.co.uk/blogs/sleep-drunk-i-dance, June 2015

2013
Fegan, Barbara. I put a little bit of myself in my artwork, The Outlook, Wednesday 13 November 2013, p.17

2012
Fegan, Barbara. Putting heart, soul and hair into art, The Outlook, Wednesday 29 August 2012, p. 14

McGuinness, Bronach. Gallery Review, The Creative Journal, Visual Belfast, issuu, Online Review, February 2012, p. 18

Fegan, Barbara. Hair-Raising! Artist reveals her unusual medium of using her hair to sew town map, The Outlook, Wednesday 8 February 2012, p. 13

Darby, Angela. Home Grown, Aesthetica Online, http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/home-grown-the-f-e-mcwilliam-gallery-studios-banbridge-county-down/, Monday 30 January 2012

‘Home Grown’ artist’s put public in picture, Banbridge Chronicle, Wednesday 25 January 2012, p. 17 Home Grown at Gallery, Meet the artists, The Leader, Wednesday 25 January 2012, p. 12

Baird, Liz. Home Grown, Pick of the Week Arts, The Belfast Telegraph, 6 January 2012, p. 49

Muir, Marie-Louise. BBC Radio Ulster, Arts Extra, Marie-Louise Muir in conversation with Jasper McKinney on Home Grown at F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge, BBC Radio Ulster, Belfast, 4 January 2012, Radio Broadcast 6.45pm GMT

2011
First exhibiiton to showcase local talent, Banbridge Chronicle, Wednesday 14 December 2011

Fegan, Barbara. ‘Home Grown’ art in Banbridge, Online Publication, Banbridge Leader, 8 December 2011

Local Talent, Northern Ireland Diary, IAR Diary 2011/12, The Irish Arts Review, Winter 2011, p. 36

Home Grown, Exhibition Catalogue, F.E. McWilliam Gallery & Studio, p. 6, 8, 10, 11, 32 & 40

Other Perspectives, Exhibition & Events Guide Catalogue, Millennium Court Arts Centre, January 2011, p. 14

2009
Joanne Proctor receives the F.E. McWilliam Fine Art Bursary, Banbridge Leader, 11 November 2009, p. 15

Joanne Proctor has been awarded the F.E. McWilliam Fine Art Bursary for 2009, Banbridge Chronicle, 11 November 2009, p. 18

128th Annual Exhibition, Exhibition Catalogue, The Northern Bank, Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, October 2009, p. 36

Joanne Proctor, Graduate Drawing Workshop, Art and Design, Cultural Events Feb-June 09 Catalogue, Cultural Development, University of Ulster, Belfast Campus, February 2009, p. 11

2008
RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition 2008, Exhibition Catalogue, Royal Dublin Society, August 2008, p. 20, No. 63

Of Nature and Philosophy, Exhibition Catalogue by Joanne Proctor, Degree Show, June 2008

Progressive Perspectives, Dissertation by Joanne Proctor, January 2008 (content includes chapter’s on: Science and Self-Portraiture, The Development of Optics, Dissection and Anatomical understanding in the Renaissance, Landscape: The Broader Picture, From the Representational to the Literal, Industrialization and the changing Landscape and Industrialization and the Individual)