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Mark McGreevy- CV

Solo Exhibitions

2020                          The Nose Knows, Berlin Opticians, Dublin

2019                          Flop Sweat, The Mac, Belfast

2016                          I don’t read I just guess, Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast

2011                          Bundle View, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin

                                  The Fold- A Painting Show, VISUAL, Carlow

2010                          The Third Space Gallery, Belfast

2009                          SUMP, The Clinton Gallery, Fermanagh

2007                          A Gap in the Bright, Millennium Court Art Centre, Portadown*

2006                          Yo Sweden, The Third Space, Belfast

2005                          ASBO, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast

2004                          All Imperial Gold, Draiocht, Dublin

Group Exhibitions  

2022                          Uphold, Household, Belfast

                                  Future|Forward, qss, Belfast

2020                          Highlanes Open, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

2019                          'buildings are like birds....', Fendersky Gallery, Belfast

2018                          Unafraid-White, qss, Belfast

2017                          Drawing Exhibition, Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast

                                  qss Members Exhibition, qss Gallery, Belfast

2016                          Islands, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast*

2015                          Invited Artist, RUA, Belfast*

2013                          The Year of the Flood, Flood Gallery, Dublin

                                  A Lamb lies Down, Broadstone Studios, Dublin

                                  Between Two Worlds, The FE McWilliam, Banbridge, NI*

2012                          Collective Histories, The Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

                                  Spiders from Mars, Occupy Space/Belltable Art Centre, Limerick

                                  None went mad…none ran away, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

2011                          Home Grown, FE McWilliam Gallery, NI

                                  Habitation, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

                                  Liste, Third Space Gallery, Berlin

                                  Invited Artist, Annual,  RHA, Dublin

2010                          Short Answers to Long, Complicated Questions, The Lab, Dublin

2009                          We Buy Gold, Third Space Gallery, Belfast 

2008                          Annual Exhibition, Invited Artist, RHA*

                                  There, Not There, Crawford Gallery, Cork*

2007                          Double Image, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast*                                

                                  Resolutions, Katzen Art Centre, Washington DC, USA* 

                                  Visual Fictions, Fenton Gallery, Cork 

                                  Things you may have missed, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast                   

2006                          A seed of zero, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

                                  A Long Time Ago, Driaocht, Dublin

                                  Utopias (Invited Artist), Eigse’06, Carlow*

                                  25 years of MFA, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast*

2005                          Process Room, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

                                  The Happiest Country in the World, OPW, Dublin* 

                                  Four Now, Lewis Glucksman, Cork*

2004                          BOC Exhibition, Triangle Gallery, SPACE Studios, London

                                  Out of Context: Archeus Fine Art, London            

2003                          Crawford Open 4, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork*

                                  Colour Chart, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast

                                  ev+a’03, selected by Virginia Perez-Ratton*


2020                          Freeland Foundation Funding

2017                          SIAP Award, Arts Council of Northern

                                  Winner the Suki Tea Prize, Belfast

2012                          Bursary Award, The Arts Council of Ireland

2012/11                     Artist Bursary Award, Kildare County Council

2009                          Bursary Award, The Arts Council of Ireland

2007                          Jerwood Painting Prize, UK, (nominated)

2004                          Short Listed Finalist, BOC Emerging Artist Award 2004, London

2004                          Short listed Finalist, AIB Art Award 2004, nominated by Draiocht

                                  Awarded Artists Council NI General Art Award and Travel Award

2003                          Taylor Student Award/Winner Lewis Crosby Painting Prize

                                  Dean’s Award, University of Ulster


2018                          Centre Culturel Irlandais (cci), Paris

2008                          New York Residency, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland

2007                          TBG and Studio’s, Membership Tenancy, Dublin 

                                  Welcome to the Neighbourhood, the Askeaton Festival, Limerick

2006                          Belmont Mills Residency, Co Offaly

2005                          Ballinglen Arts foundation, Artist fellowship, Co Mayo

2005                          Irish Museum Modern Art, Artist Residency Programme, Dublin



Freelands Foundation, Belfast edition.

Bundle View, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, 03/06/11

‘Carlow’s Visual joins the fold’, Gemma Tipton, The Irish Times, 2/05/11

The Fold (A Painting Show), Cristin Leach,  The Sunday Times, 01/05/11

Artforum, Online review- Critics Picks, The Fold- A Painting Show

Slavka Sverakova interviews Mark McGreevy’, Circa online, Sept 2009

‘A Gap in the Bright’, Slavka Sverkova, Circa 123, Spring’08

‘Playful with a Monstrous Edge’, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, Jan’08

‘Spacing Out’, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, December’07

‘Is the wall big enough for both them’, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, Oct’07

‘A seed of Zero’ Slavka Sverakova, Circa online, July’07

‘Blowing up Utopia at the crossroads’, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, 13/07/2005

‘Resident Easel’. by Cristin Leach, The Sunday Times (Feature Review), 10/10/2004

‘Crawford Open 4’, by Cristin Leach, The Sunday Times Culture, 11/01/2004

Sunday Business Post, 11/01/04

‘Colouring our perception’, by Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, 14/11/03

EV+A’03 ‘A stab at defying the stereotype’, by Medb Ruane, Sunday Times Culture, 



Between Two Worlds, The FE McWilliam, Banbridge, NI

The Fold- A Painting Show, VISUAL, Carlow, 2011

Representing Art in Ireland, The Fenton Gallery, Cork, 2008

There Not There, Crawford Gallery, Cork, 2008

A Gap in the Bright, MCAC, 2007/08

Double Image, Goldenthread Gallery, 2007

Resolutions, Katzan Arts Centre and Goldenthread Gallery, 2007

Collection Acquisitions 2003-2005, ACNI

Utopias, Eigse, Carlow festival, 2006

25 Years ON, Published by University of Ulster, 2006

Happiest Country in The World, Oireachtas na Gaeilge, 2005

Four Now, Arts Council publication, 2005

Crawford Open1-4, published by Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork

EV+A’03, published by Limerick City Gallery, 2003

See What I Mean’, published by Queens University, Belfast, 2002




1994-1999                University of Ulster, Belfast, B.A. hons Fine+Applied Arts(1st)

2001-2003                University of Ulster, Belfast, Masters Fine Art-pass with distinction 

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