Eileen Hutton is American artist, living and working in Ireland whose work is ecologically-based. In 2012, Hutton developed the MFA and MA in Art and Ecology at the Burren College of Art which is accredited by National University of Ireland, Galway.  Selected Group exhibitions include Lost and Found at the Hal Bromm Gallery in NYC, SRAM pART Project: Parts into Art into Aid, in NYC, Out of a Box at 126 in Galway, and Sculpture in Context at the National Botanic Gardens in Dublin. She has also contributed sculptures to Jan-Erik Andersson’s Gesamtkunstwerk, Life on a Leaf in Turku Finland. Her most recent solo exhibition was part of the Ennis Street Arts Festival, Co. Clare Ireland.

Hutton received a BFA from Flagler College, a Post-Baccalaureate Degree from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and a PhD from the Burren College of Art and National University of Ireland, Galway.



2018 B(e)etween: A Participatory Intervention, Co. Clare, IE

2013   The Birds, the Bees, The Burren, Siamsa Tíre, Co. Kerry, IE

2012   Being in the Land: A Sculptural Investigation of Ecology, Burren College of Art, Co. Clare, IE

2011   Materiality and the Land, The Burren Spring Conference, Co. Clare, IE


2018   Encountering the Land, VISUAL, Carlow, IE

2017   The Drummin Bog Project, VISUAL, Carlow, IE                                                                                

           Culture Night, Stream @ The Complex, Dublin, IE       

            Biodiverse Ireland, The Staff Club, Galway, IE       

2015  Postcards from the Edge, The Staff Club, Galway, IE                                                                        

2014   The Malaria Museum, The Tropical Medical Bureau, Dublin, IE

          The Middle of Everywhere, Burren College of Art, Co. Clare, IE

2013   Lost and Found, Hal Bromm Gallery, New York City, New York, USA

2012   SRAM pART Project: Parts into Art into Aid, New York City, New York,USA

2011   The Free Art Booth, (e)merge Art Fair, Washington DC, USA

           Chain Letter, SamsØn, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

           Out of a Box, 126, Galway City, Co. Galway, IE

2010    #rank, Winkelman Gallery, SEVEN, Miami, Florida, USA

            ecosynthesis/ecosynthesis, Contemporary Art Torino Piemonte, Turin, IT

            Experiencing the Natural, Iniscealtra Festival of the Arts, Co. Clare, IE

            Negotiating Spaces, The Burren Spring Conference, Co. Clare, IE

2009    Sculpture in Context, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, IE

            Place, Placeness, Perception, Burren College of Art, Co. Clare, IE

            Members’ Exchange, Catalyst Gallery, Co. Antrim, Belfast, UK

            Members’ Show, 126, Galway City, Co. Galway, IE

2008    Collective, The Project Room, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare, IE

            Spring Rites: Emerging Philadelphia Artists, JAG Fine Art, New Jersey, USA

            Post, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

            Grounded and Leaving, PAFA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

2007/06 PHOTOgraphy 2007, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, USA                           

              All In, Blink Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

              In Bloom, Carrera Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida, USA

              Biennial, Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Ormond Beach, Florida, USA


 2012 Collaborations with Blue Tits and Great Tits

           Jan-Erik Andersson’s Gesamtkunstwerk, Life on a Leaf, Turku, FI

2012 Wildflowers of the Burren, Logue’s Lodge, Co. Clare, IE

2011  A Presentation of the Landscape, The Education Center, Burrenbeo Trust, Co. Galway, IE

2010  A Nest of Hazel, Ballymaloe Cookery School, Co. Cork, IE


2018 Culturerfile, RTE Lyric FM, with Rachel Andrews                        

2013  Other Peoples Pixels Interviews Eileen Hutton, Stacia Yeapanis, February 15

2012  First Studio Art PhD for College, The Clare Champion, April 20                             

2012  Of The Land, The Clare People, Andrew Hamilton, February 7

2011  Honeycomb & Hexagonal Nest Sculptures in the Burren, Burrenbeo Trust, February

2010  Negotiating Spaces: The Burren Inspiring Art, Burren Insight, Brigid Barry, Spring 

2009  Hands-On Education the ALPHA way, The Clare Champion, Carol Byrne, June 5


 2008 · 2012   PhD, Studio Art, National University of Ireland, Galway & Burren College of Art

 2007 · 2008   Post Baccalaureate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA, 2008

 2004 · 2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida, USA, 2007


Lecturer, MFA/MA Programme in Art and Ecology, Burren College of Art, Ireland since 2013

Lecturer, Undergraduate Art History, Burren College of Art, Ireland, since 2016

Associate Lecturer at Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2013

Adjunct Lecturer, Burren College of Art since 2011

Guest Lecturer, Columbus College of Art and Design, Fall Semester 2012, 2013


Guest Speaker, Crawford Art Gallery, Co. Cork, 2018

Research/Evaluator for An Urgent Enquiry: Biodiversity Think Tank in association with Wexford, Fingal and Dublin County Councils,  since 2017Contributing Writer, Artizein: Art & Teaching Journal,  2017

Member of Ecoart Network, since 2015

Symposium Contributor, Beyond Sustainability, Co. Clare, IE, 2015

Education Committee Member, Burrenbeo Trust, Landscape Charity 2012                                       

Contributing Writer, Visual Artists Ireland, 2012, 2013

Contributing Writer, The Painting Imperative, 2012

Workshop Facilitator, From Apathy to Empathy: a Learning Landscapes Conference, IE, 2012

Practical Coordinator: Ecobeo Fauna Week, in association with Burrenbeo Trust, 2012

Artist in Residence/Workshop Facilitator, Iniscealtra Festival of the Arts, Mountshannon, IE, 2009

Gallery Intern, Carrera Gallery, St. Augustine, Florida, USA 2007