Damien O'Connell is an artist. Born in Co.Kerry, Ireland, 1984. He lives and works in London.

Selected Exhibitions


The Poetics of Translation, ICA Singapore

X100, X Marks the Bökship, London


Art in Action, Tate Modern (curated by Five Years), London

(Im)possible School, Five Years, London

Obituary Times. Comm(o)nist Gallery, East Street Arts, Leeds

Crossing the Line. Propeller Island, London


This is not a School. Five Years, London

Recollection. James Hockney Gallery, Farnham


Bizarre Bazaar. Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin

Living on the Edge: People, Place & Possibility. Tulca, Galway Arts Centre

Monument. Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin (Solo Show)

God is in the Details. Primo Alonso Gallery, London

World within Worlds. Bearspace Gallery, London

Mainland. E:vent Gallery, London (curated by G126)

Tomorrow People. Elevator Gallery, London

Bedizzened. APT Gallery, London

Island. Occupy Space, Limerick

The Liverpool Road Project. Tall Tales, London

The Market Estate Project. Tall Tales, London

Obsession/Repetitive Gesture. Old Police Station, London


Yes, I am a Long Way from Home. The Others, London

For the Love of God. Mill Street Studios, Dublin

Unwanted Sights & Sounds. Et Cetera Gallery, London

Worthless. Pollocks, London


Libertempo. Monstertuck Gallery & Studios, Dublin (Solo Show)

Drawings. Lartigue Museum, Listowel Writer's Week, Co.Kerry (Solo Show)

This Rather Than. Galway Arts Centre

Inertia & Beyond. The Black Mariah, Cork


Waiting Rooms. Ard Bia - Nimmos, Spanish Arch, Galway (Solo Show)

Artisit? 8 Bowling Green, Galway

Margin 18x21. Office of Public Works, Dublin

Graduate Bursary Show. Limerick Printmakers, Robert St, Limerick

Collections & Awards

2013 Lasalle College, Singapore, Residency

2013 Space Station 65, Travel Bursary

2012 Chelsea College of Art & Design, Special Collection

2009 University of the Arts London, Emerging Artist Collection

2007 RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition

2007 Office of Public Works, Ireland

2006 RDS Student Art Awards Exhibition