'Wild Thing, Kinsale’,

drypoint, chine collé, watercolour, chinecolle, 25 x 25 inches 

2016

Eli Lily Purchase Prize, '25' Cork City Hall


‘Island Series, The Blaskets’,
drypoint, watercolour, chine collé, 70 x 100cms, 2012

2012                      

King and Piercy Mid-Career Award, 'Impressions', 2012, Galway, curator/adjudicator Norman Ackroyd

Residency in Ballinglen

2011                      

Fellow of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation

'Devil’s Ladder', Drypoint, 200 x 70 cms,         

2004

First prize, Impressions Open Print Exhibition, Galway

Curated by Mike Moon
Pages from submission to the Michael Byrne Print Award

2002                      

Michael Byrne Award for Print, administered by the Arts Council

Black Head (R),
etching, 70 x 100 cms

2001                      

Mary Farl Powers Printmaking Award, administered by the Arts Council

Dancing Desires, Fallen Angels’, drypoint, 13 x 13 cm 
‘Failing Star’,
drypoint, 13 x 13 cm
2000

First Prize, Second Limerick Small Print Exhibition, Chris Doswell Gallery, Limerick,

curated by Paul O’Reilly
Droichead,
drypoint, 70 x 100 cms, c.2000
2000
Arts Council Bursary
Bewick etching press

1997                      

Arts Council materials grant. This grant went towards purchasing an English made Bewick     etching press – which has been central to my work ever since.

Cover of the first ‘On Tour’ exhibition

1993                      

European Commission Award – ‘Kaleidoscope’ to Art Network Europe ‘Art Network Europe’ was established by Irish Artists Michael Byrne and David Lilburn to develop cultural links between Ireland and other European countries for contemporary visual artists.

Between 1993 and 1996 a number of exhibitions and events were organised involving artists from, and venues in, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Russia.   

Was awarded a number of Arts Council/Aer Lingus funded travel awards for projects related to Art Network Europe in this period.

Cover of Homeground catalogue

1990                      

Arts Council grant to travelling exhibition  ‘Home Ground, Monoprints by David Lilburn’

Towards from the Forceps to the Chains of Office’,
monoprint, 30 x 20 cms, 1984

1984                      

Graphics prize, Limerick Exhibition of Visual Art, Selector Peter Fuller

Further information relating to Towards from the Forceps to the Chains of Office’,

link to: Extract from report on eva’84.pdf

and A Rocky Road by Sean Lynch

‘Don’t Let Then Die’,
coloured etching, relief print, 30x45 cms, 1977

1977                     

Setanta Gallery Award, Listowell III