Karen Ebbs, is a recipient of the Arts Council of Ireland Agility Award Round 1, 2022, the DLR COCO Professional Development Award 2022 and achieved a first-class honours and highly commended degree from NCAD 2021. She was awarded the Clancy Quay Professional Development Award 2021 and the Hang Tough Contemporary Print Award. Ebbs has given multiple artists talks at the likes of Ormond Art Studios and at NCAD, and has been awarded residencies by the Tyrone Guthrie Centre and Cill Rialaig. Publications include the Art Folio Annual Award 2022 Publication, the John Richardson French Residency 2021 Shortlisted + Catalogue and the HCE Review UCD, April 2018 Edition. Previous adjudicated selections include London Design Festival 2014, the Crafts Council of Ireland 2014 and the Pearse Museum, 2014.
In addition to Wild Accumulations at The LAB Gallery, March/April 2022, Ebbs will exhibit her work in a solo exhibition at the OPW Farmleigh Estate, Cowshed Gallery in late August 2022.