Curatorial Projects


Aoife Tunney is an independent curator, project manager and arts advisor based in Dublin. She is currently co-curator and public arts advisor of ‘In Context 4: IN OUR TIME’ South Dublin County Council's public art programme 2016-2019 and is co-project manager / co-curator of a landmark public art commission for the Central Bank of Ireland. Additionally she is the co-curator of Illuminations Gallery at NUI Maynooth (2015-2019) and Curator of the Art and Ecology Programme for Dublin City Council in 2018.

Curatorial and Public Art Projects

Illuminations, Gallery at NUI Maynooth, 2015 - currently.

Vestibule, Exhibitions and Public Art Programme, Merrion Square, Architectural Archive, National Gallery and The Goethe Institut Irland, May 16-Sept 13, 2014.

All Dayer, Group show and music event, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, 2013. 

I won’t say I will see you tomorrow, Public Art Project and exhibition-Wicklow County Council, the Arts Council & Mermaid Arts Centre. 

All humans do, at The Model Sligo, April 2012.

All humans do, group show, 12 Irish Artists, White Box, New York, January 2012.

Book Fair & Magazine Archive & talk series, T BG +S, December 2011.

Conquested, group show in The Paper Store warehouse, Temple Bar Gallery & Unit 3 Spencer Dock, Dublin, October 2011.

Conquested Talk series with architects and artists as part of Dublin Contemporary, 2011.

From the Community Hall, Annika Ström, T B G +S, December 2010. Public talk with artist at TBG+S, January 2011.

Capital Forwarding Solutions, solo show, Paolo W. Tamburella, The Paper Store, Dublin and public talk with artist at TBG+S, June 2010. 

Dublin Contemporary working offices, curated March 2010.

Plant Dreaming Deep, Sara Barker, Four Gallery Dublin, September 2009., group show, Connaught House, June 2009. 


Employed Positions

Researcher and Education Curator, 2015-1016. 

Kevin Kavanagh gallery, Dublin, Gallery Registrar 2012-2014.

Eva International, Assistant Curator, 2012.

Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, selected member of the curatorial panel for Temple Bar Gallery + Studios programme 2011-2012.

Four Gallery, Assistant Curator, Dublin, 2008-2009.


Awards & Achievements

Project Award, the Arts Council of Ireland, 2014. 

Public Art Award, Dublin City Council, 2014. 

Curator-in-residence funding Arts Council of Ireland, 2013.

Awarded Culture Ireland funding for All humans do, 2012.

Curator- in-residence at TBG&S, 2010-2011.

Curator-in-residence, The Model, Sligo, 2011.

Awarded Dublin City Council Project funding, 2010.

Awarded Italian Institute of Culture funding, 2010.

Sponsorship Mason Hayes & Curran, 2011-2012.


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