Elaine Hoey
New Media Artist, Virtual Reality, Interactive Art
First Class Honours MFA Fine Art Media, National College of Art and Design 2017
First Class Honours BA Fine Art Media, National College of Art and Design 2016
Certificate In Community Art for Community Development  NUI Maynooth 1999
Winner of the R.C. Lewis-Crosby Award​ (€5,000)  RDS Visual Arts Awards 2017
Winner of the RDS Culturel Irlandais Residency Award  Paris 2017
Winner of the Taylor Art Award, RDS Visual Arts Awards 2016
Runner up NCAD Staff Prize 2016
NCAD Student of the Year 2016
Commendation in Visual Culture
Shortlisted for the RHA Graduate Studio Award 2016 http://www.rhagallery.ie/school/rha-graduate-studio-award/
Prosthetic Knowledge - Digital Commission, The Glucksman, Cork, July 2022.
Current/ Recent Exhibitions
Game Up , Group Show , Silent Green Gallery,  Berlin, Germany.
Song Of Songs, Group Show Oct 2021 Unit 7 London curated by Rachel Thomas
Mimesis, Solstice Navan Sept- 2021
Citizen Nowhere / Citizen Somewhere, The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork ( October 2020.)
Unflattering, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Seoul, Korea. curated by Soojung Yi (June - Sept 2020)
The Milan Michinima Festival, Milan Digital Week, Milan Italy Curated by Matteo Bittanti (online May 2020)
Desire :A Revision from the 20th Century to the Digital Age , Irish Museum of Modern Art (Sept 2019-March 2020) Co curated by Rachel Thomas IMMA and Yuko Hasegawa, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
FILE SP (2019) Fiesp Cultural Center, São Paulo, Brazil.
Art at the Anthropocene (2019) curated by Prof Steve Wilmer, Trinity College, Dublin.
Surface Tension at Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris curated by Nora Hickey (Jan 2019- Feb 2019)
Solo Exhibition at  Daesung Video, South Korea curated by Juno Seo (Nov 2018- Jan 2019)
Prospero AI  Infrastructures of Now at NCAD Gallery, Dublin curated by Anne Kelly (2018)
Prospero AI  Scena9 Bucharest @ Oracle (col-lab/ Alan Butler) April 2018
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation, Ulster University Gallery Belfast March 2018
Web Residencies by Solitude & ZKM at Open Codes, ZKM, Karlsruhe Germany (col-lab/ Alan Butler)
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation, Gangwon International Biennale South Korea Feb 2018-March 2018
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation, The Model Sligo  2nd December 2017- Feb 2018
Virtual Reality Installation The Ground Opened Up , commission The National Sculpture Factory Cork, 14th-16th Nov
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation, The Draíocht Blanchardstown  Dublin  Oct-Nov 2017
Virtual Reality Stranger Than Fact Is Fiction @ RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition 25th Oct- 30th Oct 2017
Interactive Virtual Reality Stranger Than Fiction Is Fact Installation MFA Exhibition NCAD June 2017
Virtual Reality Blueprint for a Virtual Nomad  Installation This is not Architecture, Highlanes, Drogheda, April 2017- June 2017
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation, FUTURES RHA  Dublin 2017
Virtual Reality The Weight Of Water Installation The RDS Visual Arts Awards Exhibition Dublin 2016
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation, Design and Violence, MoMA and Science Gallery Dublin 2016
Virtual Reality The Weight of Water Installation  NCAD Graduate Show 2016
Virtual Reality  New_Heights Livestock @ The Complex May 2016
Virtual Reality  New_Heights SHIFT-SPACE Group Show Steambox Dec 2015
3d Interactive Avatar/ Artist Preformance Endgame CONTROL-ALT- DELETE Group Show The Backloft May 2015
Interative Video Installation Second Skin NCAD Group Show Dec 2014
Press/ Reviews
IMMA https://imma.ie/whats-on/artist-talk-elaine-hoey/
IMMA https://imma.ie/whats-on/elaine-hoey-performance-imaginary-states/
Irish Times https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/visual-art/why-does-the-heart-want-what-it-wants-desire-at-imma-1.4000091

Télérama Sortir https://www.telerama.fr/sortir/jai-teste...-un-voyage-virtuel-avec-des-refugies,n6120995.php


Post_Lens Lecture http://www.rhagallery.ie/lectures/lens-post-lens/


MATTEO BITTANTI https://www.gamescenes.org/2019/02/game-art-elaine-hoeys-animated-positions-2019.html


France 24 https://www.france24.com/en/20190123-perspective-elaine-hoey-art-migrant-crisis-exhibition-irish-cultural-center-paris

Korea Times : http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2018/02/691_243582.html
Sara Villarreal de Hough: Circa http://circaartmagazine.website/tmn2018/sara-villarreal-de-hough-turbulence/
Rebecca Kennedy:  http://themodel.ie/weblog/turbulence-rebecca-kennedys-take-on-the-opening-celebrations
Irish Examiner : https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/entertainment/here-are-the-films-that-won-big-at-this-years-cork-film-festival-814937.html
Sean Rock  RTE Arena https://player.fm/series/rt-arena-podcast/the-ground-opened-up-a-virtual-reality-installation-by-elaine-hoey
Aidan Dunne : https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/high-standard-of-entries-for-rds-visual-arts-awards-show-1.3271231
RDS Visual Art Awards 2017 http://www.rds.ie/Ireland-s-Philanthropic-Society/Our-Work/Projects/RDS-Visual-Art-Awards-(1)
Aidan Dunne :  http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/visual-art/fine-art-graduates-fuse-forces-and-flex-their-mussels-1.3122322
 Sean Rock RTE Arena http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2017/0426/870581-arena-wednesday-26-april-2017/
Michelle Browne   http://visualartistsireland.com/futures-series-3-episode-1

Gemma Tipton: 50 People to Watch in 2017  http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/50-people-to-watch-in-2017-1.2926565

Aidan Dunne:  A vision of the future that's a ‘Hunger Games’ in reverse http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/visual-art/a-vision-of-the-future-that-s-a-hunger-games-in-reverse-1.3020334


Cristin Leach : Flock Of the New  Sunday Times  RHA Futures Review 2nd April 2017


James Merrigan - SHITLIST 2016 https://vimeo.com/173317829


Susan Thomson Circa: This Matters Now, Circa, Susan  / Design and Violence http://circaartmagazine.website/this-matters-now/susan-thomson-design-and-violence/


RDS Visual Art Awards winner tackles refugee crisis, http://www.rte.ie/culture/2016/1025/826851-vr-meets-gaming-tech-in-immersive/


RDS Visual Arts Awards: encouraging a new generation, http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/rds-visual-arts-awards-encouraging-a-new-generation-1.2842683



RDS - RDS Visual Art Awards Winners Announced, https://www.rds.ie/News/2016/RDS-Visual-Art-Awards-Winners-Announced


Design and Violence https://dublin.sciencegallery.com/designandviolence/exhibits/the-weight-of-water.html


Tech is my medium – RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition http://www.newsfour.ie/2016/12/tech-is-my-medium-rds-visual-art-awards-exhibition/


Design & Violence at Science Gallery Dublin, Headstuff, Niamh Shaw.http://www.headstuff.org/2016/10/uprise-design-violence-socialising-science-events/


RDS Visual Arts Awards https://issuu.com/thinkmedia/docs/minerva_november


RDS Visual Art Award 2016 https://player.fm/series/rt-arena-podcast/rds-visual-art-awards-2016


Design and violence https://tcdglobal.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/never-the-twain-shall-meet-bridging-the-art-and-science-gap-at-trinity/