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Aimee Melaugh is a painter based in Derry.  She graduated with a First Class BA Honours Degree in Fine Art Painting in 2018 from the Belfast School of Art. Melaugh was recently shortlisted for the Robert Walter’s UK New Artist of the Year Award in collaboration with Saatchi Gallery in London and had her work exhibited at Saatchi Gallery in 2021.  Melaugh has had a solo exhibition at The Glassworks, Derry, supported by the Arts Council Northern Ireland.  She completed an artist residency with Art Arcadia in 2021 and had a solo exhibition at St Augustine’s Old Schoolhouse in Derry.  Melaugh has also exhibited at Platform Arts Belfast, PS2 and the ArtisAnn Gallery Belfast.  Recognitions include the Belfast Print Workshop Residency Award and the Royal Ulster Academy Award.  Her work is included in public collections such as the Belfast School of Art, The Arts Council Northern Ireland’s permanent collection and the Northern Ireland Civil Service Art collection, as well as various private collections. Melaugh also had a solo exhibition at Hang Tough Contemporary in Dublin in September 2022 and had her work exhibited at the MAC Gallery in Belfast as part of a group exhibition ‘New Exits: 10 Years of Painting Shows,’ curated by Dougal McKenzie & Hugh Mulholland from Dec 2022 - March 2023.


2023      Handful of Notes, ArtisAnn Gallery, Belfast 1st March - 1st April

2022      Featureless Fine, Hang Tough Contemporary, Dublin

2021       White Walls, Art Arcadia, St Augustine's Old Schoolhouse, Derry                              Ult-erior, Online Abridged, Curated by Gregory McCartney

2019       Fragmented, The Glassworks, Derry


2023      Contemporary Art of Northern Ireland #4, Gallery 545, Island Arts                           Centre, Lisburn

2023      Young Female Artists Exhibition, ArtisAnn Gallery, Belfast

2022       New Exits: 10 Years of Painting Shows, MAC Belfast

2022       Past, Present, Future, King House, Boyle Arts Festival


2021        UK New Artists (UKNA), Robert Walters Group, Saatchi Gallery, London

                Portrait of Northern Ireland: neither an elegy nor a manifesto, Golden                    Thread Gallery, Belfast

                Crossings, King House, Boyle Arts Festival, Co. Roscommon

                Gallery 545 Group Exhibition, Island Arts Centre, Online

2020      Gallery 545 Contemporary Art of Northern Ireland #2 Group Exhibition

                It’s Pronounced AI m – ee, ArtisAnn Gallery Belfast


2019       Wild Tulips/1, Wild Tulips, Derry

               Gallery 545, Sea Holly Gallery, Belfast

               Gallery 545, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

               Graduate Award Exhibition, Belfast Print Workshop, PS² Belfast

               Alternate Perspective, Platform Arts Belfast

               Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun, ArtisAnn Gallery Belfast 


2018       Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum Belfast

               ArtisAnn Emerging Artist Group Exhibition, ArtisAnn Gallery Belfast


2021         Top 10 in Robert Walter's Group UK New Artist of the Year Award,                             Saatchi Gallery, London

2018         Belfast Print Workshop Award

                 ArtisAnn Emerging Artist Award

                 Royal Ulster Academy Award




Northern Ireland Civil Service Art Collection (Public)

Arts Council of Northern Ireland’s Permanent Collection (Public)

Ulster University Belfast Collection (Public)

Private collections



2014-2018      Fine Art Painting BA Hons Ulster University Belfast


ArtisAnn Gallery

Fierce Nice Prints

Gallery 545 Aimee Melaugh – Gallery 545 - CONTEMPORARY ART OF NORTHERN IRELAND


Slavka Sverakova New Exits 10 Years of Painting Shows

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