FIONA FINNEGAN •
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born 1979, lives and works in Belfast EDUCATION 2009 Master of Fine Art with distinction University of Ulster 2001 BA Hons Music and Visual Practice University of Brighton SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2020 Midnight Candy Arusha Gallery , Edinburgh 2018 The Frog Devoured The Sun Domobaal, London 2017 The Frog Devoured The Sun University of Ulster Gallery, Belfast 2011 Fiona Finnegan Dickon Hall, Cresent Arts Centre, Belfast GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2021 Invoking Absense Hallidays Mill, Stroud Curated by Patricia Brien with Patricia Brien, Morag Colquhoun, Tara Downs, Mair Hughes, Chantal Powell, Bart Sabel 2020 Silent Slips James Freeman Gallery, London Curated by Dereck Harris with Ben Edge, Dereck Harris and John Stark Prenumbra FE McWilliam, Banbridge Curated By Louise Wallace & Riann Coulter with Hannah Brogan, Susan Connolly, Sarah Dyer, Alison Pilkington and Louise Wallace. 2019 Allhallowtide Art Space Portsmouth, Portsmouth Curated by Kate Street & Rhys Trussler with Cecilia Bonilla, Sasha Bowles, Annabel Elgar, Patrick Galway, Carrie Grainger, Russell Herron,Thomas Hylander, Dean Melbourne, Sarah Sparkes, Kate Street, Danny Treacy, Rhys Trussler and Paul Vivian Waking The Witch 20-21 Visual Arts, Scunthorpe, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham & Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury Curated By Legion Projects with Verity Birt, Anna Bunting Branch, Nadine Byrne, Mary Beth Edelson, Blue Firth, Fourthland, Georgia Horgan, Ben Jeans Houghton, Serena Korda, Candice Lin, Katarzyna Majak, Lucy Stein, Ayesha Tan Jones and Cathy Ward 2018 Waking The Witch Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Wales Curated By Legion Projects with Verity Birt, Anna Bunting Branch, Nadine Byrne, Mary Beth Edelson, Blue Firth, Fourthland, Georgia Horgan, Ben Jeans Houghton, Serena Korda, Candice Lin, Katarzyna Majak, Lucy Stein, Ayesha Tan Jones and Cathy Ward Night Realms Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh with Hamish Pearch, Margaux Valengin, Markus Vater, Ana Milenkovic, Rafal Topolewski, and Christopher Orr Hermione Exhibition Alexandra College, Dublin 2017 Creekside Open A.P.T Gallery, Deptford, London selected by Alison Wilding Creekside Open A.P.T Gallery, Deptford, London selected by Jordan Baseman Hermione Exhibition Alexandra College, Dublin 2016 RHA 186th Annual Exhibition Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin 2014 Now and everything in between Droichead Arts Centre & Galway Arts Centre with David Booth, Nikki Cheeversm, Paraic Leahy, Eleanor MacCaughy, Paul MacCormaic Presently Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown Curated by Fergal O’Malley with Gordon Ashbridge, Christopher James Burns, Stuart Calvin, Ian Cumberland, Craig Donald, Eimear Friers, Ben Groves, Angela Halliday, Dorothy Hunter, Aisling Kane, Miguel Martin, Tim Millen, Brian J. Morrison, Blaine O’Donnell, Eamon Quinn, Peter Spiers, and Anne Marie Taggart 2013 Royal Ulster Academy 132nd Annual Exhibition Ulster Museum, Belfast Long they look and deeply Satis House, Belfast Curated by Eoin Dara & Kim McAleese with Hannah Casey, Andrew Cranston, Jeffrey Dennis, Christopher Hanlon, Dougal McKenzie, Tim Millen and Flora Moscovici 2012 Royal Ulster Academy 131st Annual Exhibition Ulster Museum, Belfast Memory, Imagination, Myth Strule Arts Centre, Omagh 2011 The Surreal in Irish Art F.E. Mc William Gallery, Banbridge & The Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda Curated by Riann Coulter with Thurloe Connolly, Dorothy Cross, Ralph Cusack, Gerard Dillon, Rita Duffy, Andrew Folan, Beatrice Glenavy, Patrick Hennessy, Nevill Johnson, Dusan Kusmic, John Luke, David Eagar Maher, Alice Maher, Andrzej Mazur, Stephen McKenna, F.E. McWilliam, Bum, Catherine McWilliams, Colin Middleton, James Millar, Zoë Murdoch, Jack Pakenham, Kathy Prendergast, Noreen Rice, Dermot Seymour and Elizabeth Taggart. Collectors Cabinet Dickon Hall Gallery, Belfast 2010 The Threadneedle Prize Exhibition Mall Galleries, London Selected by Xavier Bray, David Rayson, Michael Sandle Scintilla of Lore West St, Drogheda Ancient and Modern Dickon Hall Gallery, Belfast 2009 Platform Futures Platform Arts, Belfast MFA2 Final Show University of Ulster, Belfast 2008 RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition RDS Concert Hall Dublin , Damer House, Co.Tpperary & Alley Arts Centre, Tyrone MFA1 End of Year Show The Barge, Belfast Cambric Finish Rouges Gallery, Belfast COLLECTIONS Arts Council of Northern Ireland University of Ulster, Belfast