Selected Solo Exhibitions

1981          Sculpture for a Negative Space, Installation, Art & Research Exchange, Belfast

1982          Sculpture for a Small Space, Installation, Orchard Gallery (Side gallery), Derry

1984          Paintings, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                  New Works, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

1985          Paintings and Drawings, Project Arts Centre, Dublin

1986          New Paintings, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

1987          Paintings, Drawings, Prints 1986/87, Arts Council Gallery, Belfast

                  Paintings, Drawings, Prints 1986/87, Orchard Gallery, Derry

1988          Paintings and Drawings, Taylor Galleries, Dublin

                  Paintings, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow

1989          Shillelagh Dreaming, Paintings and Drawings, Taylor Galleries, Dublin

1990          New Work, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

1991           Paintings and Drawings, Northern Ireland Business Centre, London

                   New Work, Anderson O'Day Gallery, London

1992          Paintings and Drawings, Taylor Galleries, Dublin

                  Paintings and Drawings, Orchard Gallery, Derry

1993          Belfast Series, Galerie + Edition CAOC, Berlin

                  Belfast Series, Galerie PIGMENT, Kassel, Germany

                  Belfast Series, KulturRaum Milbertshofen, Munich

                  New Work, Fenderesky Gallery at Queen's, Belfast 

1994         Paintings, Merkmal Gallery, Liverpool

                 Sing, Installation, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

1995          Recent Work, Taylor Galleries, Dublin

                  No Picnic Series (Part 1), Galerie in der Lampenfabrik, Mainz, Germany

                  No Picnic Series (Part 2), Galerie Unwahr, Berlin

                  Sing (2), Installation, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast

                  No Picnic Series (Part 3), Installation, StadtSparkasse, Plauen, Germany

1996          No Picnic Series (Part 4), Installation, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

1997          Reflex Series, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

                  Reflex Series, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

                  Reflex Series, The City Gallery, Limerick

                  Rerun/Reflex, Model Arts Centre, Sligo

1998          Reflex Series, Temple Bar Gallery and Taylor Galleries, Dublin

2000          Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                  Works on Canvas and Paper, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2002          New Works, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise

2003          New Works, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                  New Paintings and Works on Paper, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

2004          Recent Work, Vangard Gallery, Cork

2005          New Paintings, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise

2006         Sets and Series, Galway Arts Centre, Galway

                  New Paintings, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                  New Paintings, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

                  Hybrid Series, Vangard Gallery, Cork

2007         Lost Intentions/Infinite Possibilities, GMIT, Galway

                 New Paintings, Courthouse Gallery, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo

2008         Lost Intentions/The Ludwig Variations, Galway City Museum, Galway

                 Lost Intentions/Mapping The Days, Siamsa Tire Gallery, Tralee 

2010          Propositions, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

                  Paintings and Works on Paper, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2011          Recent Works, Norman Villa Gallery, Galway

2012          Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen

                  Notes On a Minor Scale, Triskel Christchurch, Cork

2013          Ode, X-PO Gallery, Kilnaboy, Clare

2015          Displacements, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

2016          Sometimes A Landscape, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast


Selected Group Exhibitions

1983         New Artists - New Works, Orchard Gallery, Derry and Project Arts Centre, Dublin

                 GPA Emerging Artists Exhibition, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

1984         Belfast Artists, Zacatecas and Mexico City, Mexico

1985         Divisions, Crossroads, Turns of Mind: Some New Irish Art, USA and Canada Tour 

                 Two Living Generations - Northern Irish Art, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                 2nd International Contemporary Art Fair, Olympia, London

1986         Irish Art Now, Marginalia Delle Forme D'Arte, Turin

                 Artisti Della Accademia Britannica, British School, Rome

1988         Selected Images, Riverside Studios, London and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol

                 GPA  Exhibition of Ulster Art in the 80s, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

                 Art Cologne:  International Art Fair (Fenderesky Gallery), Cologne

                 Cries and Whispers, Paintings from the British Council Collection, Australian Tour 

1989         Irish / German Exchange Exhibition, Irish / German Tour

1990         On The Balcony Of The Nation: 5 Northern Irish Artists, USA Tour

                 Irish Art of the 80s (I): Nature and Culture, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

                 Art Cologne:  International Art Fair (Fenderesky Gallery), Cologne

                 Micky Donnelly / Colin Smith, Anderson O'Day Gallery, London

1991         Belfast Artists, Northern Ireland Touring Exhibition

                 Collaboration, Zacatecas Museum, Zacatecas, Mexico

                 In a State, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin

                 Art Into Archaeology, Hayward Gallery, London and British Touring Exhibition

                 The Fifth Province: Some Contemporary Irish Art, Canadian Tour

                 Northern Ireland: Cultural Counterpoint, N.Y. State University, Binghampton, USA

1993         Claremorris Prize-Winners' Exhibition, Touring Ireland

                 Art Cologne: International Art Fair, Cologne

1994         Determined Material Foundations, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                 Three Irish Artists, Prospectus Gallery, Chicago

                 Kaleidoscope Europe Exhibition, Touring Ireland, France and Spain

                  Art Cologne:  International Art Fair (Fenderesky Gallery), Cologne

                  Small World - Small Works, Galerie + Edition CAOC, Berlin

                  Micky Donnelly & Raabenstein, 'Overhaul Series', Orchard Gallery, Derry

1995          Poetic Land - Political Territory, NCCA Exhibition, Touring Britain

                  Twelve Irish Artists, Itami City Museum, Itami, Japan

                  Nine Irish Artists, Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London

                  Freedom, Amnesty International Exhibition, Touring Britain

                  The Image of Europe, Various Exhibition Sites, Nicosia, Cyprus

1996          Irish Berlin, Galerie + Edition CAOC, Berlin

                  Art Beyond Confict, Touring USA, Belgium, Norway

                  Vital Chords: Contemporary Irish Art, Kennesaw State University, USA

1997          Cruelty, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

1998          Contemporary Art (Selected from the Arts Council Collection), Touring Ireland

                  A Collection In The Making, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

1999          Three Artists, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise

2001          Works on Paper, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2002          The Graeve Collection, Niland Art Gallery, Sligo

2003          The Public Eye, City Art Centre, Edinburgh

                   Painting Without Numbers, Galway Arts Festival, Galway

                   Claremorris Open Exhibition Prize-winners Show, Claremorris

2004           Art From The Rucksack (2), University Gallery, Gainsville, Florida

2005           Beyond The Troubles (3 Irish Artists), Raum5, Berlin  

                   West, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

2006           Packed, Mercer University, Macon , Georgia, USA

2007           Art From The Rucksack (3), CAP House International, Kobe, Japan

2009           Like The Word Occasion: 5 Painters, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2010           National Contemporary Art Fair, Dublin

2011           Most of the Wind Happens Where There Are Trees, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2012           New Work, Group Exhibition, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                   RHA Annual Exhibition (Invited Artist), Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

2013           Works on Paper, Engine Room Gallery, Belfast

                   Les Fleurs Du Mal, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2014           The Niland Collection: Patrick Hall Selects, The Model, Sligo 

                   New Gallery Opening Exhibition, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                   An Absolutely Distinct Still Life, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

2015           The Image as Not (Curator), Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                   Eigse Open Exhibition (Invited Artist), Visual, Carlow

                   Mostly Landscape, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

                   New Works, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                   Contemporary Art, Saintfield Art Festival, Belfast

2016           30 Years/Artists/Places, National Touring Exhibition, Venues Throughout Ireland

                   When Will The Present Begin?, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

                   A Terrible Beauty Is Born, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo and The High Bridge Gallery, Sligo

                   The New Past: Irish Art 1800-2016, Ulster Museum, Belfast

                   Group Exhibition, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                   Winter Show, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

                   A Painting Show, QSS Gallery, Belfast

2017          Spring Show, Taylor Gallery, Dublin

                  Crazy Jane, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo

                  Facing West, King House, Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle

                  The Art of Print Making, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast

                  Royal Ulster Academy Annual (Invited Artist), Ulster Museum, Belfast


Public Collections

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ulster Museum, Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Council of England, Arts Council of N.Ireland, British Council, European Parliament, Allied Irish Bank, Guinness Peat Aviation, Dept. Of Environment (N.I.), Office of Public Works (Dublin), Industrial Development Authority, Limerick Contemporary Art Society, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, Belfast Castle, National Self-Portrait Collection, Irish Gas Board, Andersonstown News, Offaly County Council, Laois County Council, Galway City Council, Bank of Ireland, Dept. of Justice (Dublin), Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Boyle Civic Art Collection

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