2016

Beyond the Pale: The Art of Revolution

Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda Co. Louth.
Curated by Anthony Haughey, Aoife Ruane and Pat Cooke.
Cecily Brennan, John Byrne, Brian Cregan, Dorothy Cross, Mark Garry, Ori Gherst and Michael McLoughlin, and the third element is a series of commissioned essays by some of Ireland's leading critical commentators, including Fionna Barber, Justin Carville and Luke Gibbons.

2016

Patrons, Prizes and Paradigms

The O’Malley Awards from the Irish American Cultural Institute, 1989 -2016
Tony O’Malley, Brian Maguire, Dorothy Cross, Carolyn Mulholland, Brian Bourke, Charles Brady, Camille Souter, Alanna O’Kelly, Barrie Cooke, Patrick Scott, Janet Mullarney, Kathy Prendergast, Charles Tyrell, Cecily Brennan, Paul Mosse, Alice Maher and Fergus Martin
Bourn Vincent Gallery, University of Limerick.

2016

two birds - one stone

Group show curated by artist Janet Mullarney at Farmleigh Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Cecily Brennan, Dorothy Cross, Maud Cotter, Aleana Egan, John Gibbons, Tony Hill, Mary Kelly, Alice Maher, Eileen McDonagh, Locky Morris, Paul Mosse, Helen O’Leary, Niamh O’Malley, Adrian Paci, Rachel Parry, Alan Phelan, Kathy Prendegast, Linda Quinlan, David Quinn, Eddie Rafferty, Charles Tyrrell, Michael Warren and Daphne Wright .

2015

GLITCH Multi-media Festival

Rua Red and MART
With Adam Gibney, Anne Cleary & Denis Connolly, Bonnie Begusch, Brian Duggan, Cecily Brennan, David Stalling, Jonathan Mayhew, Katherine Nolan, Louise Brady, Marie Farrington, Mark Clare, Sam Jury, Stephanie Golden & Moya Clarken, Steven Maybury.

2015

UNSTRUNG film screening

Unstrung will be screened as part of the Artists Resource Room at the Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co.Clare on the 24th of January 2015
Curated by Will O'Kane

2014

THE ARTIST'S EYE

The Hunt Museum, Limerick
Selected works from the A.I.B. Collection
With Cecily Brennan, Sean Scully, Alice Maher, Dorothy Cross among others.
Curated by Donald Teskey

2014

ON FLUX AND SAND

Nida Art Colony with Satellietgroep, Lithuania

2014

DIRGE -Reflections on [Life and] Death

Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art
Cecily Brennan, Sophie Calle, Jim Campbell, Vija Celmins, TR Ericsson, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Spring Hurlbut, Rosemary Laing, Steve Lambert, Kesang Lamdark, Teresa Margolles, Kris Martin, Matt Mullican, Oscar Muñoz, Takashi Murakami, Mike Nelson, Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, Pedro Reyes, Dario Robleto, Guido van der Werve, Hannah Wilke, David Wojnarowicz
Curated by Megan Reich

2013

STELLINGNAME

Kunstfort Vijfhuizen, Amsterdam.
Water, Land and Heritage
With Francois Lombarts, Wim T. Schippers, Sylvie Zijlmans, Marie Lorenz,
Diego Maclean, Arthur Kleinjan, Montserrat Rodríguez and Pé Okx
Curated by Jacqueline Herrema at Satellietgroup.

2013

A.I.B COLLECTION

N.U.I Maynooth.
An exhibition of selected work from the collection of Allied Irish Banks.
Cecily Brennan, Mark Francis, Louis le Brocquy, Rita Duffy and others.

2013

SKIN - AN ARTISTIC ATLAS

R.H.A Gallery, Dublin.
Robert Ballagh, Cecily Brennan, John Coplans, Barrie Cooke, Dorothy Cross, Marlene Dumas, Gwen Hardie, Mary A Kelly, Byron Kim, Sigalit Landau, Robert Mapplethorpe, Shirin Neshat, Nicholas Nixon, Dennis Oppenheim, Ariana Page Russell, Philip Pearlstein, Cara Philips, Jessica Robbins, Andres Serrano, Jeanne Silverthorne, Spencer Tunick, Hannah Wilke, The Wallace Collection RCSI.
This exhibition has been made possible through the support of the Irish Skin Foundation.
Curated by Patrick T. Murphy.

2013

Ingenious

The Drawing Project. Dun Laoghaire.
Louise Brady, Aidan Daly, Claire Burke, Cecily Brennan, Ross Nicholson, Erich King & John Belling, Keith Thornton & Roy Sweeney, Eoin O’Loughlin, Sheena Ludlow, Rupert Westrup, Roy Sweeney, Ciaran Quigley, Paul Comiskey and Thomas Quigley, Adrian Duncan, Peter Cabocky, Lynda Devenney, Matthew Slack, Fiona McDonald, Craig Cox, Marta Fenandez Calvo, Helen McGovern, Ailbhe O’Connor,
The Image Machine, Sheena Ludlow, Paul Connolly,Geoffrey Perrin,
Curated by Mark Joyce

2013

BODIES OF SILENCE

Platform London. Curated by Giuilia Casalini.
Video Screening as part of One Billion Rising Festival.
With Sukran Moral, Pilar Albarracin, Regina Jose Gallindo, Linda Stupart, Monica K. Adler,
Elisabetta di Sopra, Claudia Squitieri, Stella Rose Mc Donald and Hanae Utamara.
http://www.obrartfest.co.uk/artists.html

2012

Living/Loss Exploring Illness in art

Glucksman Gallery, Cork.
Cecily Brennan, Martin Creed, Terry Dennett, Damien Hirst, Laura Potter, Mary
Rose O'Neill, The Project Twins, Paul Seawright, Jo Spence, Thomas Struth, and
supporting material from the Wellcome Collection
Curated by Fiona Kearney.

2012

Into The Light

Crawford Gallery Cork. Curated by Dawn Williams
60 years of the Arts Council of Ireland supporting the arts.
Stephen Brandes, Cecily Brennan, Gemma Browne, Gerard Byrne, Michael Coleman, Diana Copperwhite, Margaret Corcoran, Gary Coyle, Dorothy Cross, Paul Doran, Brendan Earley, John Gerrard, Siobhán Hapaska, Martin Healy, Mark Joyce, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Nevan Lehart, Elizabeth Magill, Fergus Martin, Beatrice McMahon,Eoghan McTigue, Julie Merriman, Tom Molloy, Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Isabel Nolan, Mairead O’hEocha, Niamh O’Malley, Paul Seawright, David Timmons and Mark Clare

2012

At the Still Point

Irish women artists working in film. Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland.
Curated by Josephine Kelliher.
With Vivienne Dick, Jesse Jones, Niamh O’Malley, Aideen Barry, Aine Phillips, Anita Groener, Tracy Hanna and Deborah Smith.

2012

f/ocal length

Oriel Sycarth Gallery, Wales
With Heather Phillips, Jessica Lloyd-Jones, Tracy Piper-Wright, Richard Smith and Yvonne Eckersley.

2012

Trans- Art Cavan

Co.Cavan, Ireland
With Alastair MacLennan, Aideen Barry, Amanda Coogan, Cliona Harmey, Philip Napier, Brian Connolly, Jenny Keane, Mark Cullen, anewspace (Maser, JOR, Canvaz, Morgan, Jonathan Lynn), Sally O'Dowd, Siobhan Harton, Maria Anastassiou, Leo Devlin, Chrissie Cadman, Patricia McKenna, Michael Mayhew, Elisa Haug, Hugh O'Donnell , Jessie Keenan, Karolina Raczynski , Aine Phillips, Carlotta Hestor,, Jane McCormick,, Philip Doherty, Vanessa Donoso Lopez, Anika Carpenter, Rita Duffy, Gabhann Dunne, Vanya Lambrecht-Ward, Laura O'Connor, Morgan O'Hara

2011

Pallas Periodical Review

Pallas Projects Dublin
With David Beattie, Morton Feldman, Bea McMahon, Seán Shanahan, John Smith, Mark Clare, Maeve Curtis, Gillan Lawler, Aidan Lynam, Fergal McCarthy, Not Abel, Carol Anne Connolly, Emma Houlihan, Andreas Von Knobloch, Nevan Lahart, Joseph Coveney, Michelle Considine, Barbara Knezevic, Colm Mac Athlaoich, Maggie Madden

2011

Fine Lines

Contemporary Drawing Exhibition
Limerick City Gallery of Art, Istabraq Hall, Merchants Quay, Limerick
With David Lilburn / Peter Blodau / Janet Mullarney / Cecily Brennan / Jim Sheehy / Donal Teskey / Robert Janz / Colin Harrison / Anne Madden / Clodagh Emoe / Brian Fay / Tjibbe Hooghiemstra / Tom Fitzgerald / John Aiken / Niamh McCann / Marlies Appel / Ian Charlesworth / Stephen Brandes / Ciarán Lennon / Julie Merriman / Sam Walsh / Niamh O’Malley / Yuri Galperin / Sue Townsin / Sally Maidment / Nick Miller / Brian Maguire / Tom O’Brien / Brendan Earley / Melisa Cootes / Nigel Rolfe / Felim Egan / Seán Shanahan / Michael Farrell / Anita Groener / Joe Wilson / Walter Verling / Charles Tyrell / Laura McMorrow / Eline McGeorge

2011

Others' Stories

Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast.
With John Baucher, Cecily Brennan, Lisa Byrne, Lesley Cherry, Poshya Kakl and Franc Purg,

2011

Alive She Cried

Galerie Zink, Berlin.
A Film & Video Exhibition curated by Reynold Reynolds.
with Mark Aschenbrenner, Rui Calçada Bastos, Marco Brambilla, Cecily Brennan, Sean Dack, Christoph Draeger, Rainer Ganahl, Moritz Hirsch, Patrick Jolley, Christóbal León & Joaquín Cociña, Eva Marisaldi, Bjørn Melhus, Johannes Nyholm, Jean-Gabriel Périot, Elodie Pong, Julian Rosefeldt, Iepe B.T. Rubingh, Sienna Shields, Pola Sieverding, Elisa Sighicelli, Stacey Steers.

2011

Dark Waters

Station Project, Platform Arts, Belfast
with Chloe Piene, Sue de Beer, Gabriela Fridriksdottir, Sigalit Landau, Anna Jermolaewa, Catherine Street, Irene Loughlin, Jenny Keane, Breda Lynch.

2011

Transmediale 2011

MMX Berlin (2011)

2010

Collecting the New

Recent Aquisitions to the Collection.
Irish Museum of Modern Art.

2009

Terror and the Sublime

Art in an Age of Anxiety,
Curated by Peter Murray and Dawn Williams.
Crawford Gallery Cork.

2009

Isolated

The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast.

2008

Exquisite Bodies - Footnote

Irish Museum of Modern Art

2008

Art in The Life World Old Swimming Pool

Civic Centre, Ballymun, Dublin 9

2008

LOOP Video Festival

Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona.
Curated by Enrique Juncosa, Director IMMA

2007

Singing The Real

Eigse Arts Festival, Carlow.

2007

(I'm Always Touched) By Your Presence, Dear

Group exhibition of works acquired by the Irish Museum of Modern Art since 2003.

2007

Singing The Real

curated by Patrick Murphy, (Director. Royal Hibernian Academy.)
Iziko South African National Gallery, Capetown, South Africa

2007

Docklands Video Festival

curated by Nigel Rolfe.
Docklands Video Festival Dublin.

2007

Wexford Opera Festival

with Camille Souter and Barrie Cooke,
Brian, Garret Cormican and Shelly Souter.
Wexford Opera Festival.

2005

Siar 50

50 years of the Contemporary Irish arts Society.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

2005

Moment in Time

Temple Bar Galleries and Studios, Dublin.

2005

Rhyme and Resin

Collaboration with poet Dennis O Driscoll.
Poetry Ireland.

2005

The trouble with Talkies

with Jitka Hanslova, Michel Khleifi, Eyal Sivan,
Anthony Mc Call, Tibor Haja and Locky Morris.
ADI Projects, London.

2005

Group Show

Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

2004

Artists for Amnesty

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

2003

Holy Show

Portfolio of prints touring venues in Ireland.

2002

Something Else

Irish Contemporary Art, touring to Helsinki , Turku and Oulu , Finland.

2002

4 printmakers

Vangard Gallery, Cork.

2002

Holy Show

Portfolio of prints for Chester Beatty Library, Dublin.

2002

Ditches and Stitches

Touring exhibition organised by Irish Museum of Modern Art.

2001

Sean Mc Sweeney and Friends

Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle Co. Roscommon.

2001

The Foley Collection

Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin.

2000

Primal Means

Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick.

2000

Kingdom of Heaven

RHA Gallery, Dublin.

1999

0044 - Irish Artists in Britain

PS1 Gallery, New York. Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo , New York.
Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast and Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork.

1999

Group Show

Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

1998

Original Print Gallery

Original Print Gallery, Dublin.

1998

Taylor Galleries

Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

1996

Printed Matter

Triskel Arts Centre, Cork.

1996

Gateway

Aer Rianta Dublin.

1996

National Collection of Contemporary Drawing

Limerick City Gallery.
Model Arts Centre, Sligo.

1996

Group Show

Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

1996

NCAD 250 Drawings 1746-1996

Taylor Galleries, Dublin.

1996

Arts Affaires

Boulogne, Paris.

1992

Living Landscape

Skibbereen Arts Centre, Cork.

1991

Images from Ireland

European Commission. Brussels Graphic Studio Print Show, Project Arts Centre.

1991

21st International Exhibition of Painting

Cagnes-sur-Mer, France.

1991

Nature and Culture

Irish art of the Eighties. Douglas Hyde Gallery.

1991

A Special Place

Arts Council Touring Exhibition.

1988

Dublin Millennium Billboard Project

organised by Douglas Hyde

1988

Figurative Image

Irish Museum of Modern Art.

1988

Group Show

Taylor Galleries.

1988

Eighty European Painters

Palais de Congres, Strasbourg, France, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.

1988

Irish Women Artists (Contemporary Section)

Douglas Hyde Dublin and Washington, USA .

1988

EDGE 10 Irish Painters

Aorta Gallery, Amsterdam.

1986

Independent Artists

Guinness Hop Store. Dublin.

1986

Allied Irish Banks Collection of 20th Century Art

Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.

1986

The Wicklow Connection

Wicklow Arts Centre.

1986

The Bursary Show

Temple Bar Galleries and Studios, Dublin.

1986

Figurative Image.

Bank of Ireland.

1986

Personal Choice

VA Ferguson Collection. Sligo Arts Centre.

1986

International Contemporary Art Fair

Olympia London.

1985

Edinburgh/Dublin

Edinburgh Festival. Scotland.

1982

The Collection of the Contemporary Irish Arts Society

Contemporary Irish Arts Society, Dublin.

1982

Milwaukee Irish Celtic Festival

Milwaukee USA.

1982

Irish Exhibition of Living Art

Guinness Hop Store.

1982

University Collage The Collection of UCD

Banque Nationale de Paris.

1982

Guinness Peat Aviation Awards Exhibition

Douglas Hyde Gallery.

1982

Irish Art Week

Franklin Furnace Gallery, New York.

1982

Black Church Print Studio Exhibition

Project Arts Centre, Dublin.

1982

Figurative Image

Bank of Ireland.

1982

Cibeal Cincise

Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

1982

Independent Artists

Douglas Hyde Gallery. Dublin.

1982

Graphic Studio

touring exhibition.

1980

Independent Artists

Municipal Gallery, Dublin.

1979

Limerick

Limerick City Gallery. Pery Square.