Aideen Barry is a practising Visual Artist based in Ireland but with international representation. In 2020 she was elected to the Royal HIbernian Academy as an ARHA member. She is a member of Aosdána and Lectures in several universities and schools of visual art in Ireland, the US and Europe.
Selected projects include exhibitions at: Centre for the Less Good Idea (SA), Elephant West ( UK), Mothers Tankstation( IRE), The Irish Museum of Modern Art,Oaxaca (Mex), Louise T. Blouin (London), Moderne Mussett Sweden, The Loop Biennale (ESP), Matucana 100(Chile), FRIEZE Art Fair (UK) ,The Wexner CentreOhio, The Royal Hibernian Academy, the Museum des Beux Arts (FR), The Crawford Municipal Gallery, TheButler Gallery, The Banff Centre Canada, the Headlands Centre for the Arts San Francisco, Liste Art Fair BaselSwitzerland, BAC Geneva, Arco Art Fair (ESP), CH ACO (Chile) and Catherine Clark Gallery US. Barry has received numerous awards for her practice including recent awards: A Culture Ireland Award 2018, The Vermont Studio Centre Fellowship Award 2017, Project New Work Awards from the Arts Council of Ireland,Arts Council of Ireland Bursary Awards, Modern Ireland in 100 Art Works 2015 award from the Royal Irish Academy, the Silent Light Film Award at the Cork Film Festival, Travel and Training Awards from the ArtsCouncil of Ireland, AIB Prize shortlisted, In 2021 she won the Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial TrustAward, The Golden Fleece Award and a Project New Work Award from the Arts Council. In 2022 she wasawarded the International Studio & Curatorial Project Residency & Temple Bar Gallery & Studios Award 2023and will be AIR there in 2023.