Solo Exhibitions

2023 June, Green Mouth,  Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, IE

2022 Oct– Nov, a city of beautiful nonsense, Studio 12, Backwater Artists, Cork IE

2020 Aug- Oct, Monuments II, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, IE.

2019 Sept – Oct, Monuments of Abandoned Futures, LHQ Gallery, Cork County Council, IE

Duo Exhibitions

2023 Jan, OBSERVATORIO INTERIOR, Alba Cortès & Ciara Rodgers, MTU Gallery, Cork, IE

2021 Sept, “I half remember that…”, , Brían Crotty and Ciara Rodgers MSA gallery space, Cork, IE


2021 Agility Award, The Arts Council, Ireland

2020 Visual Arts Bursary Award, The Arts Council, Ireland

2020 Royal Hibernian Academy, RHA micro-grant

2020 Shortlisted for selection for The Derwent Art Prize 

2018. CIT Arts Office Purchase Prize, MA:AP Degree show 

2017 Eli Lilly Degree Show Purchase Prize, Art Committee, Eli Lilly, Kinsale, Cork

2016 E.U. Erasmus Programme, University of the Arts, Poznan, Poland

Positions and Residencies

2023 Board of Directors, Cork Printmakers

2022 Oct- present,  Assistant Lecturer, BA (hons) Visual Art, SETU, Waterford.. 

2022 Sept- present, Assistant Lecturer, MTU Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork

2022 Jan-Aug  Programme Manager, Arts Council of Ireland, In the Open|Faoin Spéir, Cork

2021- 2026       Peer Panelist, Arts Council of Ireland 

2021 Nov, Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art, TU Dublin, School of Creative Arts

2021, Curator, Education and Public Programs, Macroom School of Art

2019 Oct- Dec, Artist in Residence in a Care Setting, Age and Opportunity Ireland

2019 Jan- Dec, MA:AP Artist in Residence, MTU, Crawford College of Art and Design

2018 May, Curatorship: Cork Centre for Architectural Education: Artists in Residence and MArch Endless [C]ity/Peripheral [C]ity Athens.


Backwater Artist Studio Member// Cork Printmakers //(VAI) Visual Artists Ireland // Ormston House Limerick


M.A.: Art & Process, MTU Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork, 2018. 

B.A. (Hons) Fine Art, MTU Crawford College of Art and Design, 2017. 

BA in Montessori Studies, St Nicholas Montessori College, Dublin, 2005 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Cork Printmakers Members Exhibition, Lavit Gallery, Cork, 18th May – 10th June 2023

Come What May, LIVESTOCK Performance Art Platform, MART Gallery and Studios, Dublin, 28/04/23   

Drawing Connections, The Lord Mayor’s Pavilion, Fitzgeralds Park, Cork, October 6th – November 3rd 2022.

CRUSH, Backwater Artists Studios, June -August 2022, curated by Aoife Haze.

192ND RHA ANNUAL EXHIBITION, Royal Hibernian Academy, 15 Ely Pl, Dublin, 23 May 2022 – 24 Jul, 2022

C L O S E R, Lavit Gallery, Cork, May 5th – May 28th, 2022, curated by Janice Hough.

ATLAS DEL ARTE ESPAÑOL, O Vello Cárcere de Lugo, España June- October 2021

Blue House Gallery Artists Summer Group Show, Schull, Co. Cork 4-23 June 2021

Revision Performing Arts Festival Online Exhibition, Filmed Drawing Performance, March 2020

JUNCTURES: memory and the built environment, a drawing project, Area Services Centre, Station Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, 23.1.20 – 13.2.20

Lavit Gallery Members Exhibition, Wandesford Quay, Cork, 20/2/2020- 7/3/2020

ArtSevilla 2019|Bauhaus: 100 years since the total revolution of a language, Casa de la Provincia, Sevilla, Andalusia, Spain 28/11/19 – 12/1/2020

Alternative Views, Blue House Gallery, Schull, May 2019

Members Exhibition, The Lavit Gallery, Wandesford Quay, Cork February 2019

Memories of a Nervous System, CIT Crawford College of Art and Design master’s degree Show, No. 46 Grand Parade, Cork, December 2018

The Present, Past, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork, October 2017

6Marks: CCAD Graduate Artists, Wandesford Quay Gallery, Cork.

Beyond Dialogue, CIT Crawford College of Art and Design Degree Show, Sharman Crawford Street, Cork, June 2017

Murmuration, Group exhibition, The Village Hall, Cork, May 2016

UAP Students Printmaking Exhibition, University of The Arts, Poznan, Poland, May 2016

Viewpoints, St Johns Central College, Cork, May 2013

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