About

EDUCATION

1999-2002         Graduated with First Class Honours in BA (Hons) Fine Art with Drama & Theatre studies (including outstanding achievement award in the 2002 Arts faculty) – Liverpool University

1998-1999         Foundation Certificate in Fine Art (Distinction) – University of Ulster

CURATOR/PRODUCER

2017                 Co-curator & collaborator for HE at Last Projects, Los Angeles (USA)

2016                 Curator for HIVideoA global screening of HIV/AIDS related video art on World Aids Day’ Manchester (UK), Paris (France), Toronto (Canada), Oudtsboorn (South Africa), Puerto Rico, California and Santa Fe (USA)

2016                 Chief Curator of Balaclava.Q – An International Queer Visual Arts Project

2013                 Don’t Feed The Artist #1, #2 and #3 at Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester (UK)

2010-12            Staff Room #1, #2 and #3, Z-arts, Manchester (UK)

RESIDENCIES

2003                 Collect Gallery, Liverpool (UK)

2002                 School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester (UK)

COMMISSIONS

2016                 White Man Love You Long Time (buy-bye-bi Me) WOOF! – The Musical! (Intervention), INSP Magazine (Issue 13 – RE:APPROPRIATE)

2004                 Eastside (mural), Urbis Gallery (Manchester, UK)

2004                 Schematic (mural), Urbis Gallery (Manchester, UK)

1998                 Knock (mosaic), Our Lay’s & St Patrick’s College, Knock (Northern Ireland)

EXHIBITIONS

2017                 HE at Last Projects Gallery, Los Angeles, California (USA)

2016                 There & Not There (Nirtogen) screened as part of HIVideo at Art Karoo (South Africa), LGBT Foundation, Manchester (UK), PARC, Toronto (Canada), Capone Fine Art (California, USA), Les Motes A La Bouche (Paris, France) and El Local En Santurce (San Juan, Puerto Rico)

2016                 Day With(out) Art at pop-up exhibition space at OffRoad Productions Studios, Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA)

2016                 CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE: Poetry & Porn at pop-up gallery at Heroes Bar (Greece)

2016                 Wicked Gay Ways Digital Fringe Festival at CRUXSpace, Philadelphia (USA)

2014                 Queer Art Show #4, Penthouse NQ, Manchester (UK)

2013                 Queer Art Show #3, Canal Street, Manchester (UK)

2012                 Eat Your Heart Out, Contact Theatre, Manchester (UK)

2012                 Staff Room #3 at Z-arts, Manchester (UK)

2011                 Staff Room #2 at Z-arts, Manchester (UK)

2010                 Staff Room at Z-arts, Manchester (UK)

2007                 The Mantele Peece Was Heer at Ballyhurgley Lough (Northern Ireland)

2004                 Re-Appropriate at Urbis Gallery, Manchester (UK)

2003                 10X10 at Eggspace Gallery to coincide with Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool (UK)

2003                 Taxi! at Urbis Gallery, Manchester (UK)

2003                 The Space Around The Flame Where Nothing Exists at Collect Gallery, Liverpool (UK) – funded by the Arts Council of England.

2002                 There & Not There at The Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool (UK)

2001                 First Prize in Wade Smith Painting Competition, Liverpool (UK)

PRESS & PUBLICITY (FORTHCOMING)

2016                 Feature in #FUCKHATE MAGAZINE – December 2016

PRESS & PUBLICITY

LIFO Newspaper (for CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, Athens, Greece – 2016)

HOMOSURREALISM Magazine (Issue No. 34 – December 2016)

www.gkoultoura.gr (for CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, Athens, Greece – 2016)

www.10percent.gr (for CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, Athens, Greece – 2016)

FROOT Magazine (for CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, Athens, Greece – 2016)

www.worldofwonder.net (2016)

VACZINE Magazine (‘Decisions/Decisions’ / 2016 ) (2016)

www.humansofsa.co.za (2016)

www.djohnhopper.tumblr.com (2016)

Interview & Feature of Balaclava.Q (2016)

www.artupon.com/stiofan-oceallaigh/ (2016)

www.wickedgayways.com (for Digital Fringe @ CRUXspace, Philadelphia, USA – 2016)

Notes on the artwork of Stiofan O’Ceallaigh by Robert Summers PhD (2016)

www.theextrafinger.blogspot.co.uk (Interview with Claudio Parentela) (2016)

www.blogarama.com (2016)

FibreQuarterly (Canada) (2016)

VACZINE Magazine ‘Ra-Ra’Religion’ (2016) (2016)

Publication: Inspirational 12  (2016)

www.visualaids.org

Stiofan O’Ceallaigh – Journey of an Artist (2016)

VACZINE Magazine ‘It Ain’t Half Hot Mum! Chem Mommy’ (2010) (2016)

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