Niamh O’€™Malley

Niamh O’ Malley (b. 1975, County Mayo, Ireland) studied University of Ulster, Belfast (PhD 2003). Niamh O’Malley lives and works in Dublin. Her practice includes video, drawing and sculpture, through which she develops projects that interrogate the documentary tradition. Niamh O’Malley currently has a solo exhibition Garden at Project Arts Centre, Dublin and recent solos at Ha Gamle Prestegard, Norway (2012), Model, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (2011), Island, Centre Culturel Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (2010), Frame, Glass, Black’ Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France (2010), Echo, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, Korea (2010), No Distance, Void, Derry, Northern Ireland (2009). A selection of group exhibitions include eva International, Biennale of Visual Art, Limerick, Tulca Visual Arts Festival, Galway, Kilkenny Arts Festival, All Humans Do, White Box, New York and the Model, Sligo (all 2012); Twenty, Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Dissolution of Time and Space, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Germany, The Ha-Ha Crystal, Maria Stenfors, London (all 2011). Her work is included in the collections of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Hugh Lane, Dublin City Gallery, the Arts Council of Ireland & Galleria Arte Moderna, Turin. O’Malley received a PhD in practice-led research from University of Ulster, Belfast in 2003.

Publications include ‘Viewfinder’, essay Chris Fite-Wassilak published Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain; ‘Torch’ (monograph), essay Brian Dillon, design Robin Watkins, published TBGS, Dublin; ‘Window’ (monograph), essay Maeve Connolly, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy. Residency awards include HIAP, Helsinki & IMMA, Dublin, 2008, International Studio Programme Residency at PS1, MoMa, 2003/04 and the Northern Irish Fellowship at The British School at Rome, 2000.

Last updated: 24.09.2014


Online Resources