Neil is an emerging artist based in Dublin, Ireland. He received his MFA from the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University (June 2016) and his BFA from the National College of Art in Dublin (2010), achieving Distinction in both. Since 2010, Carroll has been continuously exhibiting in solo and group shows. He was selected to exhibit as part of New Contemporaries 2017, showcasing the best of emerging talent from UK art schools. In the summer of 2015 he was the recipient of a fellowship to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, USA. He was awarded the Hennessey-Craig scholarship for painting at the Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin in 2012. He has also received artist's bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland (2018, 2017, 2015).