Visual artist, born Belfast, 1985
University of Ulster 2004 – 2008

Lives and works in Hastings

Solo Exhibitions
2020 Fire in the middle, The Naughton Gallery, Queen’s Univeristy, Belfast
2017 Let the dead leaves fall, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown
2016 Put to the sword, CCA Derry-Londonderry, Derry-Londonderry
2015 Curio, Sunburst Gallery, Ards Arts Centre, Newtownards
2015 Out of Site, University Art Gallery/Ulster University, Belfast
2013 Monomania, Household Festival, Belfast
2012 Heimlich, Household Festival, Belfast
2011 All Good in the Manhood, Abrons Arts Center, New York
2009 I Spy, Golden Thread Project Space, Belfast
2009 20 eyes, PS2 Project Space, Belfast
2009 Out to Lunch Festival, Black Box Cafe, Belfast

Selected group Exhibitions
2020 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Leicester Gallery, De Montfort University 
2020 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, The Salisbury Museum, Salisbury
2019 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London
2018 apply direct pressure, Jennifer Mehigan and Miguel Martin with a text contribution from Alissa Kleist, Pallas Projects, Dublin
2017 Exquisite Corpse, 126 Artist-run Gallery, Galway
2017 Substance to Shadows, Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast
2017 Art Works – Carlow Arts Festival, Visual, Carlow
2017 Domino Open Film, Savorr, Norwich
2009 – 2016 Platform annual Member’s show, Platform Arts, Belfast
2016 The Digital Gaze, Platform Arts, Belfast
2016 DAS residents, PS2 Gallery, Belfast
2014 The FarAway Nearby, FE McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge
2014 Presently, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown
2014 Jerwood drawing Prize, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth
2014 GLUE International Collage Exhibition, Hardman Hall Gallery, Georgia
2013 Jerwood drawing Prize, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne
2013 Jerwood drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London
2012 Kelly’s Eye Club, Orgy Park, New York
2012 Warning:This is contemporary art, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
2012 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Evolution, London
2012 London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London
2012 You are now entering _______ , CCA Derry/Londonderry, Derry/Londonderry
2012 Hope is a thing with feathers, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2011 Multiple, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast/ Occupy Space, Limerick/ Dublin Contemporary, Dublin
2011 Rave Cave, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2011 Wish you were here, Naughton Gallery, Belfast
2010 Member’s show, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh

Workshops
2016 Portraiture, Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick
2013 Stop-motion animation, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown
2009 Art on the Seafront, YMCA/Bangor Arts Council, Bangor
2009 Unbuilt, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2009 City:Collaboration, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2008 Paperwear, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Residencies
2016 Digital Arts Studios, Belfast
2013 University Of Ulster, MFA Artist in residence, Belfast
2011 Arts Council of Northern Ireland, New York Residency
2009 Black Box, Artist in residence, Belfast
2008 Residence, SHAC Flats,Writer’s Square, Belfast

Awards
2020 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artist Award
2015/2016 Arts council of Northern Ireland Artist Career Enhancement Award
2015 Esmee Fairborn Artist’s Career Enhancement Programme
2014 Prince’s Trust Enterprise Program
2012 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artist Award
2011 Arts Council of Northern Ireland Support for Individual Artist Award
2008 Northern Bank Toradht award

Education
2005-2008 University of Ulster, BA in Fine and applied Art, (First Class Honors)
2004 University of Ulster, Foundation Studies in Art and Design, (Distinction)   

Writing
2015 The Visual Artists’ News Sheet, ISSUE 5, September – October 2015

Reviews
2018 CIRCA Art Magazine, This Matters now: Jane Morrow on Let the Dead Leaves Fall solo exhibition, MCAC, Portadown
2017 Padraic E.Moore on Let the Dead Leaves Fall solo exhibition, MCAC, Portadown
2017 David Haughy on The Absent Body for Substance to Shadows, Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast
2017 The Visual Artists’ News Sheet Critique Supplement, Edition 29: ISSUE 1, January – February 2017