Rhona Byrne lives and works in Dublin, Ireland.
Her practice employs an interdisciplinary approach and manifests in many forms including context specific installations, video, photography, sculptural objects and spatial environments that are often focal points for events and social interaction. She graduated from NCAD Sculpture in 1994 and has exhibited extensively in Ireland and internationally.
Byrne has been awarded several commissions, and international artists residencies and funding awards most recently the Arts Council of Ireland’s, Visual Arts Bursary Award 2013, and artist in residence at Gertrude Contemporary Art space, Melbourne.
Recent projects include 2013: Norfolk and Norwich Arts Festival, UK; 2011/12: ‘Bolt-hole’ Turbine Hall, Tate Modern; ‘Bolt-hole’, Tate Britain, London; Last day, Cartel Gallery, London; Circling the Square, Gracelands at EVA, Limerick; ‘All Humans Do’, White Box, New York and The Model, Sligo; ‘Our Day Will Come’ Iteration:Again, Hobart,Tasmania; De l’émergence du Phénix, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, and Tampere Art Museum, Finland.