selected solo exhibitions from 1997 - 2022

 

2022

Original Sins, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Three Rivers, Twelve Stars Gallery, London

2021-22

Deep Water and the Architecture of Memory, Marlborough Fine Art, London

2019-20

Time, Tide and the Memory of the House, Hunt Museum, Limerick 

2018

Scorched Earth, Marlborough Fine Art, London 

2017

The Tempest: Ireland; Memory; Identity, Belfast International Arts Festival 

2016-17

The Red Earth, Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow

2016

Seven Halts on the Somme, Leighton House Museum, London 

One Hundred Years and Four Quarters, Galway International Art Festival, Galway

2015

Permanent Green, Marlborough Fine Art, London 

2014

The Measure of all Things, The Chapter House, Westminster Abbey, London 

Seven Halts on the Somme, Verey Gallery, Eton College, Windsor 

2013

A Need for Gardens, The Hunt Museum, Limerick

A Need for Gardens, Marlborough Fine Art, London

2012

Painting/Memory, Artist’s Laboratory 05, Royal Academy, London 

Vivid Field, Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal 

A Moments Liberty, Marlborough Fine Art, London

2011

Road, Dox Museum, Prague

Excavations, Trinity Hall, Cambridge 

2010

Last Days on the Islands, Oliver Sears Gallery 

2009

The Journey, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds 

Hughie O’Donoghue, Recent Paintings and Selected works from the American Ireland Fund Donation, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Spirit of the Figure, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury Christ Church University 

Lost Histories; Imagined Realities, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Parables, Centre Cultural Irlandais, Paris

2007

Last Poems, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin

2006

Souvenir of St. Valery, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London 

Parable of the Prodigal Son, Fenton Gallery, Cork,

Venice Project: The Drunkenness of Noah, Purdy Hicks Gallery 

2004

Fiume, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

Crucifixions, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, off site project at Duiske Abbey Graiguenamanagh and Callan Friary, Callan. Ireland 

2003

Painting Caserta Red, Imperial War Museum, London; Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

2002

Course of the Diver, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

Course of the Diver, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich

2001-03

Richer Dust, Carborundum Prints and Related Paintings, touring exhibition opened at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge travelling to the Djanolgly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

2001

Naming the Fields, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin

2000

Ancient Music, Galerie Helmut Pabst, Frankfurt

Smoke Signals, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London 

1999

Niobe’s Children, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich 

Episodes from the Passion, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin

Corp, Paintings and Drawings of the Human Body 1984-1998, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester 

1998-99

Corp, Paintings and Drawings of the Human Body 1984-1998, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Crossing the Rapido: An Italian Campaign, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

1997

Via Crucis, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany 

A Line of Retreat, Paintings & Carborundum Prints, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London

 

selected group exhibitions from 1997 - 2022

2022

Seafaring, Hastings Contemporary

2021

Hockney to Himid: Twenty Years of British Printmaking, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Art Makes Art, Bankside Gallery, London

2014

The Power of the Sea, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol 

2012

The Mechanical Hand, Kings Place Gallery, London

Borrowed Memories, Luan Gallery, Athlone, Ireland 

2011

Afterlife, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 

2010

Retrospective, Visual, Carlow, Ireland 

2008

Night, A Time Between, Royal West of England Academy 

2007-08

I’m Always Touched by your Presence, Dear – New Acquisitions, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2007 

Then and Now, James Hyman Gallery, London 

2006

Drawing Inspiration, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal

Bodies of Water, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath; Southampton City Art Gallery 

2005

Ljubljana International Graphic Biennale representing Great Britain. Ljubljana, Slovenia

Eye of the Storm, Irish Museum of Modern Art 

2004

Views from an Island, Contemporary Irish Art from the Collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Millennium Museum, Beijing; Shanghai Art Gallery, China 

2003

Past Memory/Present Feeling, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, USA

Contemporary Prints, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

The Journey, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester 

2000

Geschichte und Erinnerung Kunst der Gegenwart (History and Memory in Contemporary Art) Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany 

Five Centuries of Genius: European Master Printmaking, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia 

An Artist’s Century, Masterworks and Self Portraits of 20th Century Irish Artists, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin 

The Times of Our Lives: Endings, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester 

1999

Graphic! British Prints Now, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut

Last Dreams of the Millennium: The Re-emergence of British Romantic Painting, University Art Gallery, California State University, Stanislaus; Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton; University of Hawaii

1997-98

When Time Began to Rant and Rave: Figurative Painting from 20th Century Ireland, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool: University of California Art Museum, Berkeley; Grey Art Gallery & Study Centre, New York; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor

Andata e Ritorno: British Artists in Italy 1980-96, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

public collections

Arts Council of Great Britain

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

British Museum

Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin

Cleveland County Museums, Middlesbrough

Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

Djanogly Art Gallery, University of Nottingham

Dublin City Gallery, Hugh Lane, Dublin

Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire

Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, Netherlands

Huddersfield Art Gallery

Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin

Hunt Museum, Limerick

Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow

The Imperial War Museum, London

The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Mayo General Hospital

Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor

National University of Ireland, Cork 

National University of Ireland, Galway

National University of Ireland, Maynooth

The National Gallery, London

The Royal Collection, Windsor Castle

St John’s College, University of Oxford

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Ulster Museum, Belfast

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Yale Center for British Art, New Haven