Originally from Scotland and formally a Physicist, Gilmour now lives in Cork, Ireland. After graduating with an honours degree in Fine Art from CIT Crawford College of Art and Design in 2015 she was subsequently awarded 'Student of the Year' by The Lavit Gallery and Cork Art Society and her first-class honours research thesis was Highly Commended at the international Undergraduate Awards. In 2016 she was awarded residencies in Sample Studios and the National Sculpture Factory, and in 2017 she was shortlisted for the Emerging Irish Artist Award by Burren College of Art.  In 2019 she was awarded a residency with The Arctic Circle Summer Solstice Expedition. . Recent solo exhibitions include; Arctica: the last fragments, at Studio 12, Backwaters Artist Group, Cork (2019); The Sum of All Parts, a touring show funded by Science Foundation Ireland as part of an artist residency with Tyndall National Institute and Irish Photonics Integrated Circuits (2016-2018). Recent group shows include; The New State, curated by Anne Hodge, Curator at the National Gallery of Ireland, Angela Griffith, Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin and Peter Brennan, Director of Graphic Studio Gallery (2019) and Mouth of a shark, Edinburgh Printmakers (2019-2020). Current and upcoming exhibitions include ‘Weather the Weather’ a Sciart Initiative, New York Hall of Science (2019-2020), Land of Some Other Oder curated by Paul McAree at the Lavit Gallery Cork (2020). and Environmental Crisis, Gerald Moore Gallery, London (2020). Her work is held in public and private collections, including University College Cork, The Office of Public Works, Tyndall National Institute, Cork and Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Australia. Gilmour has exhibited both nationally and internationally with shows in the United States of America, Australia, the United Kingdom and Spain. Currently, Gilmour is a member of Backwater Artists Group, Cork Printmakers and the National Sculpture Factory.

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