Barry is the western regional representative for Visual Artists Ireland and has acted as an advocate for numerous boards and charitable organisations since 2002. Aideen Barry has lectured in Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology BA FA programme from 2008–2010 and is currently assistant Lecturer in Limerick School of Art: Sculpture and Combined Media (Limerick Institute of Technology). She lives and works in the west of Ireland.
Barry has a number of solo shows and projects at Mother’s Tankstation Gallery, The Butler Gallery, Kilkenny (2010), Mermaid Arts Centre (2009), Centre Cultural Irlandais (2003) and she has been selected for curated projects in The Crawford Municipal Gallery, Project Arts Centre (2010), Temple Bar Gallery ( 2007), The Royal Hibernian Academy ( 2009, Futures), Limerick City Gallery of Art ( 2009), Solstice Arts Centre (2010) and Visual, (2010). Internationally she has shown work in Liste Art Fair, Basel ( 2010), The Wexner Centre, Ohio (2009), Moderna Museet, Sweden (2008), Musée des Beaux Arts, Lyon (2009), Louise T. Bloudin Foundation, London (2007), Artscene, Shanghai (2005)and Project 304 Gallery, at Bangkok Thailand (2007). Future Projects include shows at Catherine Clark Gallery in San Francisco ( group curated show) The MCAC in Northern Ireland, and in curated projects at The Royal Hibernian Academy, The Crawford Municipal Gallery, Headlands Centre for the Arts (San Francisco), in and the launch of a Public Art commission for the Department of Education and Skills entitled ” Ludique”.