Curriculum Vitae

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Solo Exhibitions                                                 
2009  “On the Road to San Gimignano” Cavehill Gallery, Belfast

2007  “City Sight Seeing Belfast” Cavehill Gallery, Belfast

2004  “From Queen Mary’s Gardens, Belfast to the Piazza Navona, 
Rome” Cavehill Gallery, Belfast

2002  "La Plaza de Pumarejo" Cavehill Gallery, Belfast

2000  “City of Dreams” Cavehill Gallery, Belfast


1999   Padam, Padam, Barcelona
1998   Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
1995   Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
1991   Ulster Arts Club, Belfast
1978   Ulster Arts Club, Belfast
1977   Ulster Arts Club, Belfast    

Two Person Shows

1993   Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
1984   Robinson’s Gallery, Dublin


Group Exhibitions

2021-1989    Royal Ulster Academy
2003-1990    Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
2009-2007    War on Want, Ross’s Auction House, Belfast
2001-1998    Leinster Gallery, Dublin
2001-2000    Mencap, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
2000             George’s Quay, Dublin
1997-1991    Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
1986             Malone House, Belfast
1983             United Arts Club, Dublin
1999             Thompson’s Gallery, London
1998-1996    Milltown Gallery, Belfast
1995             Otter Gallery, Belfast
1992             Arnott’s National Portrait Exhibition, Dublin

Collections

British Telecom
Dept. of the Environment
Killultagh Estates
N.I. Civil Service
Ulster Bank Ltd
Ulster Television
National Self Portrait Award
Arts Council
Awards

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19th June 2021 Elected President of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts

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2021 Interview on NVTV 

https://www.nvtv.co.uk/shows/collapse-the-box-dan-dowling/​


2020 Joined the Board of Directors of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts.


2020 Elected Full Member of The Royal Ulster Academy of Arts.


2006  Irish News Award 


2004  Elected Associate Member Royal Ulster Academy


1999  Bursary to Travel and Work in Spain, N.I. Arts Council


1996  Artist of the Month, Artslink, N.I. Arts Council


1993  Ross's Watercolour Award, Royal Ulster Academy



Book Covers

1992  "The Rattle of the North"  An Anthology of Ulster Prose, edited by Patricia Craig, published by Blackstaff Press

1992  "In Queen Mary's Gardens" A collection of poetry by Belfast poet Tom Morgn, published by Salmon Publishing

1994   "Hillman Street High Roller" Tales from a Belfast Boyhood by Sam McAughtry, published by Appletree Press