Sonia Shiel (b. 1975)
Sonia Shiel is a visual artist, born in Ireland in 1975. In 2020, she completed an artist-in-residence project at Facebook, Dublin, and became a member of the Rua Red Artist’s Studio Residency Program. She has had recent solo exhibitions with live performance elements at Void Gallery, Derry; the NCAD Gallery, Dublin, and The Crawford Gallery, Cork, and has exhibited and performed her work extensively, including other live events and readings at Temple Bar Gallery and Studios; The Observatory, UCD; and the Treeline Circe Pavilion, Dublin. Other solo shows include major projects at The RHA Gallery, Dublin; Kulturbunker, Frankfurt; The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny; Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin; The Cable Factory, Helsinki; The Galway Arts Centre; and Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; among others. She has been a recipient of the Tony O'Malley Award from the Butler Gallery and the Hennessy Craig Award from the RHA, and has received a number of Bursary and Project Awards from The Arts Council; as well as project funding from Culture Ireland; DLRCC; SDCC, and the DCC. Her work features in several international private and public collections, including the DLR Municipal; the Arts Council of Ireland; the City of Frankfurt; the Glucksman Gallery, Trinity College; and the Office of Public Works, and she has been invited to contribute to the archive at Video Bureau, Beijing. She is represented by the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin.
Artworks by Sonia Shiel
The UCC Art Collection includes the following artworks