David Haughey is an artist living and working in Belfast, in the North of Ireland. He graduated from Ulster University in 2001, BA (Hons) Fine Art and has shown work in Venice, at La Casa Di Corto Maltese (2011), as well as the Royal Ulster Academy Annual exhibition (2014), and at Void Gallery, Derry, in an exhibition curated by Turner Prize winner Mark Wallinger (2015). A solo exhibition titled “According To Our Historians A Meteorite Fell Hissing" took place at The Ulster University Art Gallery during January and February 2017. Utilising traditional image making practices, photography, installation and digital media, with an interest in the contemporary dissemination of historical narrative, his work has been shown at numerous group and solo exhibitions. David will begin research toward a PhD at The Belfast School of Art in Autumn 2017. As a teacher and tutor David has worked with students of all ages, teachers, and technical staff. He has hosted classes and workshops in everything from coding for game engines and 3D modeling to the finer points of linear perspective and the use of graphite. David has made illustration work regularly for The Vacuum, and for the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Oxford University Press and many others. With over fifteen years experience, he has created and directed motion graphics and animation for international clients including The Royal Opera House, BBC, RTÉ, NMNI, NIFRS, BT, Vodaphone, amongst others.
PhD Candidate - Ulster University (2017-2020) BA/Hon’s Fine Art - Ulster University Foundation Art & Design - BIFHE
2018 - ‘Leviathan’ Group Exhibition. Curated by Gregory McCartney. Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, Northern Ireland.
2018 - ‘A Brand New Darkness’ Group Exhibition. Curated by Gregory McCartney. Galway Arts Centre, Ireland.
2017 - ‘Substance to Shadows’ Group Exhibition. Curated by Feargal O’Malley. Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2017 - ‘Interiority’ Group Exhibition. Curated by Zavier Ellis. Charlie Smith Gallery, London, England.
2017 - ‘According To Our Historians A Meteorite Fell Hissing.’ Solo Exhibition. Seacourt Centre For Contemporary Printmaking, Bangor, Northern Ireland.
2017 - ‘According To Our Historians A Meteorite Fell Hissing.’ Solo Exhibition. Curated by Feargal O’Malley. Ulster University Art Gallery, Belfast, sNorthern Ireland. EXHIBITION CATALOGUE
2016 - ‘Symbiosis.’ Group Exhibition. Cultural Centre Vanha Paukku, Finland.
2015 - ‘Horse’ - Group exhibition, curated by Mark Wallinger & Maoliosa Boyle. Void Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland.
2014 - ‘RUA’ - Group exhibition. Royal Ulster Academy at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2014 - ‘Monsters Of Ulster’ - Group exhibition, curated by Factotum/Vacuum. Black Box, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2011 - ‘Lets Visit The Arts Centre’ - Solo Exhibition, & Book with The MAC & Factotum. La Casa Di Corto Maltese, Venice, Italy.
2009 - ‘Signal To Me’ - Digital extrapolation of Samuel Beckett’s QUAD. With Dr. Peter Rosser and performance of work by Arne Nordheim. Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2007 - ‘Fantasy’ - Solo Exhibition, curated by Factotum/Vacuum. Black Box, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
2006 - ‘Choir’ - Group exhibition, curated by Factotum/Vacuum. Black Box, Belfast, Northern Ireland.