2004 H DIP Art Craft and Design Education NCAD.
2002 BFA Fine Art Interdisciplinary Digital Media IADT.
2001 DIPLOMA Fine Art Interdisciplinary Digital Media IADT.
ARTIST RESIDENCIES / AWARDS
2015 Assistant to Associate Professor of Abstract Painting at the Kunstakademie, Bad Reichenhall, Germany.
2015 Selected to present work to the Prince of Wales on behalf of the Burren College of Art and NUI Galway.
2015 Artist in residence, Nave 12, Barcelona, Spain.
2014 International Artist Symposium, City of Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany.
2012 The Art Students League of New York, U.S.A.
2011 Artist in residence, Custom House Studios, Westport Quay, Co. Mayo.
2011 Fingal County Enterprise Board, Export Grant Initiative Award.
2011 Officially sponsored by Richard Oliver Fine Art Brushes, Ireland.
2009/10 Artist in residence, Cill Rialaig Foundation, Bolas Head, Co. Kerry.
2008 Artist in residence, The Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare.
2006 Artist in residence, The Mantua Art Project, Mantua Co. Roscommon.
2018 Cadogan Contemporary, London.
2018 ‘The Cardinal’s Portrait’, Solo Exhibition, The Sheen Centre for Thought and Culture, New York.
2016 ‘Where Your Treasure Is’, Solo Exhibition, The Sheen Centre for Thought and Culture, New York.
2015 ‘Communion’, Solo Exhibition, All Saints, Pasadena, Los Angeles.
2015 ‘Crucible’, Solo Exhibition, Burren College of Art, Co. Clare.
2014 ‘Raw/Cooked: Last of the Summer Mackerel’, Solo Exhibition, Gallery La Cornue, Paris.
2014 ‘The Artist’s Shelf ‘, Solo Exhibition, O’ Sullivans Antiques, New York City.
2014 ‘The Rural Idyll ‘ Solo Exhibition, Jorgensen Fine Art, Hibernian Way, Dublin 2.
2013 ‘Reflections of Place’, Solo Exhibit, Lighthouse International, E59th Street, New York.
2012 ‘Paintings by Richard Hearns’, Solo Exhibit, Offices of the Cardinal of New York, New York.
2011 ‘Paintings by Richard Hearns’, Solo Exhibit, The Dillon Hall, 1011 1st Ave, New York City.
2010 ‘Like a River Flows’, Solo Exhibition, Fingal County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin.
2010 ‘Objects of Knowledge’, Solo Exhibition, High Tide Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo.
2009 Solo Exhibit, The Grange Gallery, Oldtown, North County Dublin.
2008 ’A Quiet Light’, Solo Exhibition, Cong Art Gallery, Cong, Co. Mayo.
2008 ‘Between the Heart and the Light’. Solo Exhibit. The Gallery, Sheen Falls Lodge, Co. Kerry.
2007 ’Towards an Island’. Solo Exhibit. Wonksiri Gallery, Koh Mak, Trad Provience, Thailand.
2007 ‘Solace’. Solo Exhibition. Carlinn Gallery, Dundalk Street, Carlingford, Co. Louth.
2007 ‘Creations Of An Inner Life’. Solo Exhibition. The Gallery, Sheen Falls Lodge, Kerry.
2017 ‘Iomramh: Three man show, Espronceda, Barcelona.
2014 ‘Kunstler International Symposium: Group Exhibition, Villa Bohm, Neustradt an der Weinstrasse, Germany.
2013 VUE, Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2
2012 The 182nd Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2.
2009 Group Exhibit, The Back Lane Painters and Friends, Roundstone, Connemara, Co. Galway
2008 The Oisin Gallery, Summer Event Exhibition, 44 Westland Row, Dublin
2006 Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle Co. Roscommon
2002 DLIADT Degree Show, (drawing, video & sound installation), Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
2001 DLIADT Diploma Show, (drawing, video & sound installation), Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art & Design and Technology.