Caitriona Dunnett



Caitriona Dunnett is an Irish photographer based in the UK. She investigates memory and its different genre, subjective, personal and forgotten narratives through nineteenth century photographic techniques. She is intrigued by the traces people leave behind. The paths they weave through time and the legacies attached to them.


2017     New Irish Works, PhotoIreland, the Library Project, Dublin
2016     New Irish Works, PhotoIreland, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
2016     Nottingham Castle Open 2016, Nottingham
2016     Chasing Shadows, Gallery X, Dublin, as part of PhotoIreland
2016     Chasing Shadows, The Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal
2015     The London Group Open 2015, The Cello Factory, London
2015     Warwickshire Open Studios
2015     Chasing Shadows, Gallery X, Dublin, as part of PhotoIreland
2015     Open 2015, Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Leamington Spa
2015     Chasing Shadows, Dimbola Museum and Galleries, Isle of Wight
2014     National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London
2014     Print Biennial 2014, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham
2014     Photo-Paint, part of the Fringe Arts Bath Festival, Bath
2014     The Walking Encyclopaedia, The Walking Artist Network and AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on- Trent
2013     Pushing Print, Margate Gallery, Margate
2013     Ludlow Open, The Harley Centre, Ludlow
2013     ‘And the Lads too…’, Irish Cultural Centre, London
2012     Chasing Shadows, Centre for Creative Practices, Dublin, as part of PhotoIreland
2012     Between the Lines, Drawing Project, Dublin
2012     Female Irish Artists, 5 Years Gallery, London
2012     Chasing Shadows, The Profile Gallery, Saltburn by Sea
2011     Creekside Open, selected by Dexter Dalwood, APT Gallery, London
2010     Wild, Wicked and Wanton, Lewisham Arthouse, London as part of Deptford X
2010     Chasing Shadows, Centre for Creative Practices, Dublin, as part of PhotoIreland
2010     At Play, South Hill Park, Bracknell
2009     Lost in Transit, Vyner Street Gallery, London, as part of London Photomonth
2009     Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2009     Unique Perspectives, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
2009     Lost in Transit, Impressions Gallery, Bradford
2009     Miniature Focus, The Art Works Galleries, Newcastle
2008     Doing Strange Things to Toys, The Kitchen Gallery, Cheshire
2008     Miniatures, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield


2003-05 Arts Management Diploma, Birkbeck University of London
2000-02 MFA in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), USA
1997-99 BA in Photography (1st Class Hons), Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham
1994-97 Certificate in Photography, Dun Laoghaire College of Art & Design, Dublin


2017     Shortlisted for the Remote Photography Festival
2016     Shortlisted for the Annex Collection Acquisition Award
2016     Grain Bursary
2016     Selected for PhotoIreland’s New Irish Works project
2015     Grants for the Arts Award, Arts Council England
2015     Shortlisted for the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize


Mass Paths, published by PhotoIreland


2016     AA2A at School of Art & Design, Coventry University
2008     AA2A at Bedfordshire University, Luton