Aideen Barry is an Irish artist with a national and international profile. She is currently Artist in Residence at the Irish Museum of Modern Art until the end of 2016. IMMA recently commissioned a performative work from Barry, in response to The Passion of Carol Rama, in July of this year. The artist 's works are in permanent collections at the Arts Council of Ireland, Art Omi Collection (New York), NUIG Collection, Dublin City Council, Trinity College Dublin, the OPW and at the Centre de Art Contemporary, Malaga ESP. Awards include The Vermont Studio Centre Fellowship 2017, Modern Ireland in 100 artworks awar 2016, and the 2017 Lexicon DLR Gallery Commissioned Solo, The Arts Council Bursary Award 2010,2012,2014,2016, Project New Work Awards 2008,2010 and in 2010 she was shortlisted for the prestigious AIB Prize. Upcoming solos include Block 336 in London in 2017, FACEBOOK HQ 2016/2017 and MARFA Contemporary in 2018. Barry lectures at Limerick School of Art and Design.