Susan Connolly is an artist and lecturer and is the Programme Leader on the Visual Art course at SETU|Waterford.
Susan is a graduate of Limerick School of Art and Design, holds an MFA from the University of Ulster, a first class honours MA from ACW at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin and her PhD was awarded from Ulster University having secured the VC Scholarship.
Her recent exhibitions include solo shows at Kunsthaus Dalhem, Berlin (2020); Platform Arts, Belfast (2018); The Lab, Dublin (2015); dlrLexicon, Dublin (2015); and The MAC, Belfast (2014). Group exhibitions include Generations, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny (2022) Uphold, Belfast (2021/22); Penumbra, FE McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge (2020); Paint-ing, Draiocht, Dublin (2019); After an Act, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast (2018); Peripheries 2017, Gorey School of Art (2017); Veins, The Molesworth Gallery, Dublin (2016); What Is, and What Might be, Highlanes Gallery, Drogehda (2015); ArtBox, Dublin (2014); The Trouble with Painting, The Pumphouse Gallery, London (2014); Essays for the House of Memory, Ormston House (2013), Limerick; Three Degrees of Painting, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan (2013).
Recent awards include; Arts Council of Ireland (2021/22); Culture Ireland Funding (2019); Arts Funding, Kildare County Council (2019); The Golden Foundation, New York (2017); WARP artist residency, Belgium (2010); Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training Award (2009); DCR Guesthouse Residency, Den Haag, Holland (2009)