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Aimee Melaugh obtained a degree in Fine Art Painting from the Belfast School of Art and has since had her work selected for public collections including the Belfast School of Art, The Arts Council Northern Ireland’s permanent collection and the Northern Ireland Civil Service Art Collection.  Melaugh was shortlisted for the Robert Walter’s UK New Artist of the Year Award in collaboration with Saatchi Gallery, London and had her work exhibited at Saatchi Gallery in 2021.  She has exhibited at the Golden Thread Gallery in Belfast, and has had solo exhibitions at The Glassworks, Derry and Hang Tough Contemporary, Dublin.  She completed an artist residency with Art Arcadia in 2021 and had a solo exhibition at St Augustine’s Old Schoolhouse in Derry as part of her residency.  Melaugh has exhibited at Platform Arts Belfast, the ArtisAnn Gallery Belfast and Gallery 545.  Recognitions include the Belfast Print Workshop Residency Award and the Royal Ulster Academy Award.  Melaugh exhibited at the MAC Gallery in Belfast as part of ‘New Exits: 10 Years of Painting Shows,’ and exhibited at Guts Gallery, London in 2023 as part of a group exhibition ‘New Now.’ 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023      Handful of Notes, ArtisAnn Gallery, Belfast 

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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2024      Visions of the Future: Young Women Artists of Northern Ireland, The

                Irish Cultural Centre, London, curated by ArtisAnn Gallery 

2023      NEW NOW Guts Gallery, London

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

AWARDS

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

 

 

COLLECTIONS

Northern Ireland Civil Service Art Collection (Public)

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

Ulster University Belfast Collection (Public)

Private collections

 

EDUCATION

2014-2018      Fine Art Painting BA Hons Ulster University Belfast

Links

https://irishculturalcentre.co.uk/event/visions-of-the-future-young-women-artists-of-northern-ireland/

ArtisAnn Gallery https://www.artisann.org/artist---aimee-melaugh.html

Fierce Nice Prints https://www.fiercenice.com/collections/aimee-melaugh

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

Reviews

Slavka Sverakova New Exits 10 Years of Painting Shows

https://slavkasverakova.blogspot.com/2023/02/new-exits10-years-of-painting-shows-9.html

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