2016 - 2017
Avril Corroon is the awardee of the Temple Bar Gallery & Studios Recent Graduate Award for 2016. She received a BA in Fine Art Media from the National College of Art and Design in 2014. Corroon works with five artists; Saoirse Wall, Tara McKeon, Kerry Guinan, Eimear Walshe and Renèe Helèna Browne. They have been collaborating since 2012 in the capacity of research, exhibitions and art practice.
Selected exhibitions include My Brilliant Friend in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (forthcoming, 2016), a group residency and exhibition in Hotel Maria Kapel (forthcoming), Knowledge and other myths at Platform Arts Belfast (2016), Aligned at NCAD Gallery (2015) and a solo presentation, JUST DO IT at Ormond Studios (2014). Her work was screened at the PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image at the Irish Film Institute (2015), and at the University of Santa Barbara, California (2015). Corroon has been awarded residencies at Hotel Maria Kapel (NE), Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Ormond Studios, and the 2015 Fire Station Artist Studios Digital Media Award with Renèe Helèna Browne, Dublin.