Artists Profile:

Therry Rudin was born in Switzerland and has lived in Germany, USA and Brazil. She attended the ‘Basler Kunst Gewerbe Schule’ and the ‘Kunst Akademie’ in Munich, Germany. She first came to Ireland in 1985 and lived in Limerick for five years, where she founded the art school ‘Studio 55’ and published the arts magazine ‘Anima’. She now lives in Ballybritt Co Offaly and Barcelona. She lectures in the Fine Art Department of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology. She has exhibited widely in Ireland, Switzerland, Brazil and USA in selected solo and group shows. She exhibits regularly in collaboration with the artist Patricia Hurl. In 2005 – 2010 curator of ‘Living Landscape’ Symposium in collaboration with the West-Cork-Arts-Centre, part two curator of a publication ‘Living Landscape’ Barcelona/West-Cork-Arts-Centre. At the moment finalising the video art production, ‘the lark in the clear air’ with the support of the ‘Monastery’ St Joseph Roscrea and Film Base and is working on a solo show for the Birr Vintage Arts Festival in the Birr Theatre Arts Centre County Offaly 2011. Newly her work is in the art collection of County Clare 2011.

Solo Exhibitions:


‘lament for the Fallen Ash’ Birr Theatre & Arts Centre as a part of the Vintage Arts Festival


‘Bandaged Land’ Mrua Gallery, Bellharbour, Co. Clare.


Two Person Collaboration with Patricia Hurl:


Screening of DVD ‘Body Of Water’ in the Birr Swimming pool as part of the Birr Vintage Festival  


‘Body of Water’ Exchange show with Barcelona Artist, West Cork

Arts Centre and Safia Galleria Barcelona

‘Common Ground’ Drawing Show, Birr Theatre Arts Centre, County Offaly


Screening of DVD ‘Body of Water’ in the Birr Swimming pool as part of the Birr Vintage Festival  


Rural Project in Bauntslieve Co Clare with an Exhibition in the Courthouse Gallery Ennissimon Co Clare 2006/2007


‘White on White’ Selected group show Triskel Art Centre Cork 2006


Two month residency (Aug./Sept) in the old disused laundry in St. Finbarr’s Hospital Cork, as part of the Cork Cultural Capital events.


‘the sheets are laid in perfect order’ Collaborative multi-media Exhibition in the West Cork Arts Centre, in addition of a catalogue funded by the Arts Council and published by the West Cork Arts Centre  ‘the Sheets are laid in perfect order’ TULCA Arts Festival, Galway Arts Centre.


‘Arboretum’, City Arts Centre, Moss St., Dublin 2


‘Gotterdammerung‘  the Artist and the Model City Arts Centre


Selected Group Exhibitions


‘Body Of Water’ An exchange show with Catalan Artists West Cork Arts Centre November 2008 Galeria Safia Barcelona Catalunja Spain 2009 With a published catalogue partly funded by the West Cork Arts Centre and essay by Francis Halsall.


Membership of Professional Bodies:

Board Member and Member, Temple Bar Studios and Gallery

Member, Film Base, Centre for Film and Video

Member of the New York Drawing Centre

Member of the ‘Shifting Ground’ Co Clare

On the editorial panel of ‘Printed Project’

On the editorial panel of the new Art Journal ‘Verge’

Published:  first edition, March 2010.



2002, 2003, 2004, Research grants: Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

2004 Catalogue grant, Arts Council

2005, 2006 Clare County Council

Film Base equipment and editing room grant 2006

2008 Catalogue West Cork Arts Centre and Galleria Safia

2010 Offaly County Council Support for Artist- Funding

2011 Offaly County Council Support for Artist – Funding


Other Activities:

Public Seminar ‘A proposit de Living Landscape’& launch of the Publication ‘Living Landscape’, Arts Centre Santa Monica, Rambla Santa Monica, 7 Barcelona October 2010.

Curator of the ‘Living Landscape’ Publication, March 2010, editing of DVD in collaboration with West Cork Arts Centre and Galeria Safia

Videoart in Ireland, Collaborative essay with Patricia Hurl, ‘Vision’s(icción) curator Martin Peran in collaboration with the Institute Cervantes Madrid, Spain 2009

Artist in Residency: in Collaboration with Patricia Hurl, Bauntlieve  Ground Up ‘Reconsidering Contemporary Art Practice in rural

Context’ Clare County 2006/2007

Studying for an MPhil – 2006/2008 Result pending

Artigas, Gallifa, Catalunja Spain. 2003

Artist Studio Exchange: Mais Jorba, Barcelona 2002

Artist in Residency: Tyrone Guthrie Centre for the Arts at Annamakerraigh, Co. Monaghan 1989 / Fundacion Joseph Llorens


Directed and produced Video Documentation and Art –Performances:

The Storytellers, Paddy Heaney and Paddy Lowry’ County Offaly, 2011

‘Night Black to blue and the sea was still’ 2008


‘The Drawing Child’ in association with Film Base and DIT Portland       Row 2007


‘Swansong’ 2006/2007


‘Once Upon A Time’ 2006

‘Women’s Art Studies’, DIT (Dublin Institute of Technology) Portland Row in association with Film-Base 1996

‘The Eve Factor’ in association with Film-Base (1997)