Alan’s work to date straddles the boundaries of contemporary craft, sculpture and architecture and has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. Graduating with a Masters in Architecture from University College Dublin in September 2015, Alan currently works from his studio in County Laois, imagining and creating one of a kind and speculative pieces for both public and private clients. Completed projects include; one of a kind furniture, public space design, and a collection of sculptural wood-turned vessels.
Alan is the Laois winner of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2016 and DCCOI – Future Maker of the year 2017. Recent Awards include; The RDS Craft Awards 2018, and RIAI Public Space award 2018 with A2 Architects. Alan’s work was part of the RHA 187th Annual Exhibition and won the Tresor-Discovery Award at Tresor Contemporary Craft 2017 in Basel, Switzerland. Alan’s work was shown by Design Ireland at Maison et Objet Paris, January 2020 and formed part of ”Surface Matters” – Portfolio Critical Selection 2019-2020, at Artesania Catalunya – CCAM, Barcelona. 30th May – 21st July 2019.