2016 MFA Fine Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin (NCAD).
1998 BA(Hons) Photography, Nottingham Trent University, UK.
1994 City and Guilds Photography, Sallynoggin College, Dublin.
2017 - Summer Group Show, Solomon Gallery, Balfe St. Dublin 2.
2017 - 'The Waiting Room', Artbox, 3 James Joyce St. Dublin 1.
2017- Easter Group Show, Solomon Gallery, Balfe St. Dublin 2.
2017- RUA: Highlights from the 2016 RUA annual show, Solomon Gallery, Balfe St. Dublin 2.
2017 - 'Little Flowers' deAppendix, 30 Ardagh Grove, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
2016 - 'Hahahahahahahaha', Mart, Dublin.
2016 - 'Excess Baggage', Laurieston Arches, Glasgow
2016 - '135th Annual Exhibition', Royal Ulster Academy of Arts, Belfast
2016 - 'Still', Curated by Annemarie Kilshaw, The Complex, Dublin
2016 - 'Collective Memory (the past and futures is ours)', Curated by Anna Bauer & Benjamin Lee Sperry, Bushwick Studios, Brooklyn, New York
2016 - 'Pull the Rug Out from Under the Carpet', Curated by Lynda Phelan, Abbey Street, Kilkenny
2016 - 'Residues' MFA Show, 101-103 James St. Dublin 8
2015 - 'We are nonetheless always under the influence of gravity.' Curated by Lee Welch, NCAD Annex Building, Dublin
2015 - 'Gate Europa', Palazzetto Dell' Arte, Foggia, Italy
2015 - 'Drawing Today 2015', Signal Arts, Bray, Co. Wicklow
2015 - NCAD 1st Year MFA Show 2015, Emmet House, Dublin
2014 – ‘State of Play’, MFA Xmas show, Emmet House, Dublin
2014 – ‘UP The Yard 2014’, Stoneybatter Guild, Dublin
2013 – ‘Creative Urban Culture’ (Curated by Clyne Gallery), The Cube, Dublin
2013 – ‘Made on Monday’, Block T, Dublin
2013 – ‘New Axis’, Talbot Gallery, Dublin
2005 – ‘Storms’, Kunstbunker Tumulka, Munich
2003 – ‘Floor Shots’, Kunstbunker Tumulka, Munich
2017 - The Irish Times, 'Sheep thrills and earthly pleasures: this weeks art highlights' by Gemma Tipton
2017 - The Visual Artists' News Sheet, 'I am a Painter' by Austin Hearne
2017 - https://www.rte.ie/culture/2017/0314/859766-in-the-picture-austin-hearne/
2017 - Circa Art Magazine, Review of 'Still' at The Complex http://circaartmagazine.website/this-matters-now/el-putnam-law-of-inertia/
2016 - billionjournal.com, Fugitives #2 Video Review by James Merrigan
2016 - The Irish Times 'Visual Art: Anxious, formidable work at graduate shows' by Aidan Dunne
2013 - totallydublin.ie Artsdesk Virtual Gallery: New Axis