Ashleigh Wilson
b. 1995,  N. Ireland

Artist & writer based in Belfast, primarily working with photographic material, archives, text & installation to illuminate the lingering embers of conflict in N. Irish society.

Member of FLAX Artist Studios, Gallery Assistant @ Naughton Gallery & contributor to The Pupil Sphere. 

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Royal Academy of Art The Hague, Class of 2020      
 Bachelor of Design in Photography, awarded with Honours & the Academy      Thesis Award.      

Belfast School of Art, 2015 - 2017      
B.A. Photography with video, achieving the 2017 Dean’s List & completing the      
2017/18 Erasmus exchange programme.      

Queen’s University Belfast, 2014/15      
B.A English & History.      

Steenbergen Stipendium Award, 2020      

Royal Academy of Art Thesis Award, 2020      

Breda Photo Talent Award, 2018      

Selected Exhibitions
‘The Road to Purgatory’, April 2022     
Online @ The Black Box, Belfast, N.Ireland.     

‘Here’s Me Here’, February 2022    
FLAX Project Space, Belfast, N.Ireland.    

‘Steenbergen Stipendium Award’, October/November 2021      
  Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, Netherlands.      

‘Re-Vision Performing Arts Festival’, Spring/Summer 2021      
  Online Exhibition, Belfast, N.Ireland.      

‘Graduate Degree Show’, September 2020      
  Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, Netherlands.      

‘A Series of Contradictions’, January 2019      
  Billytown, The Hague, Netherlands.      

‘KABK x AUNS’, March 2018      
  Kulturni Centar LAB, Novi Sad, Serbia.      

‘UUB Photography Showcase’, February 2017      
  The Duncairn, Belfast, N. Ireland.      

Curatorial Work
PhotoIreland Festival 2022: Opening the Gates’, July/August 2022     
The Printworks @ Dublin Castle, Dublin, Ireland.     

‘The Sponge, The Clay, The Brick & The Bridge’, September 2019      
  UNSEEN, Amsterdam, Netherlands.      

‘In Orbit: Catalyst Arts Member’s Show’, April 2019      
  Curatorial Intern with Catalyst Arts, Belfast, N.Ireland.      

 ‘Lykke Sønderkær: Connecting Body’, March 2019      
Curatorial Intern with Catalyst Arts, Belfast, N.Ireland.   

‘A Series of Contradictions’, January 2019      
  Billytown, The Hague, Netherlands.      

The Trouble with Archives’, February 2022     
Online @ The Pupil Sphere.     

Artist Talks
‘The Hague Contemporary Art Tour’, October 2021     
  ART The Hague, Netherlands.     

‘A Sunlit Absence’, April 2018     
  LUCA School of Arts, Brussels, Belgium.     

‘Of Song & Suffering’, September 2020      
  Self-published Thesis, Amsterdam, Netherlands.     

‘The Road to Purgatory’, September 2020     
  Self-published Newspaper, The Hague, Netherlands.     

‘Burial Ground / Tulaigh Charnáin’, January 2019     
  Self-published, The Hague, Netherlands.     

‘Sine Magazine’, Summer 2018     
  Forgetful Number Collective, The Hague, Netherlands.     

Stroom Den Haag Kunstcentrum       
The Hague, Netherlands       

Nederlands Fotomuseum      
Rotterdam, Netherlands