Catriona Gallagher is a visual artist based between Northumberland, UK and Athens, GR. Her work moves between film, drawing, writing and installation and navigates the overlooked details in our physical surroundings and the psychological landscapes mirroring them.
Recent exhibitions include: ENTWINED, Assembly House, Newcastle; Among the Garbage and the flowers, 6B, Paris; ENTWINED, VARC, Highgreen; No-body’s Room, The Room Projects, Paris; Back Home, Snehta, Athens; Thresholds, MIMA, Middlesbrough; As tree, Tubbercurry, Ireland; Premieres, Garage Museum, Moscow; Micro, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh; A Field Guide to Getting Lost, T.A.F., Athens; and solo exhibition The Plant in the City, A - DASH project space, Athens.
Her films have premiered at Aesthetica Short, London Short, Sheffield Doc Fest, Ann Arbor, New Holland Island and Laterale film festivals. Perdikaki, her first film, was awarded the Special Mention in the Short Film Competition at New Holland Island in 2020.
She has participated in artist residencies at Roscommon Arts Centre, Ireland, Visual Arts in Rural Communities, UK, Syros International Film Festival, Greece, 33OC, Italy, and Snehta, Greece. She is the Bridget Riley Fellow at the British School at Rome from September 2022 to March 2023.
Her writing has been published in MAP magazine (2017) and Line Magazine (2013) and in 2018 she self-published an artist's book Pellitory of the Wall. The publication ENTWINED was published by Art Editions North in December 2021 with a text on Catriona's work by artist and writer Lesley Guy.
In 2016 she co-founded A - DASH project space in Athens with Eva Isleifs, Noemi Niederhauser and Zoe Hatziyanaki, co-running the space and curating projects between 2016 and 2019.