Elaine Grainger returned to full time education & completed an MFA in NCAD, Dublin, Ireland, 2018. Shortlisted for the RDS Visual Arts Awards 2018, winner of the RDS Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris Residency Award 2018 & selected for the Royal Hibernian Academy Peer Residency Award 2019. Highly Commended Award, Highlane Gallery, 2020. Exhibitions: MFA Degree show Barely hardly there, 2018, The possibilities of place, CCI, Paris and Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, 2019, The gap between noise, Complex, 2019. not yet, no, PADA Studios, Lisbon, Portugal, 2020. Upcoming Limits of my language Kilkenny Arts Office Curated by Rachel Botha, 2021.