Bio

Born in Dublin, Ireland, photographer and filmmaker Niall O’Brien studied fine art photography at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology.

Niall has exhibited widely in a number of continents and continues to exhibit. He is currently working on a number of personal and commercial projects.

 

Contact

sales@niallobrien.co.uk

Commercial Information

niki@footfallfilms.com

  • Solo Exhibitions

    • 2014

      “Good Rats” Sunday Inventory Gallery, Zurich Switzerland

    • 2012

      “Good Rats” Upon Space Berlin Germany

    • 2011

      “Good Rats”, No 10 Gallery, NYC, USA
      “Anger”, Block T Gallery, Dublin, IRL

    • 2010

      “Good Rats”, Art Work Space, London, UK

  • Group Exhibitions

    • 2015

      “Spring Clean” 168 Elizabeth Street, NYC
      “Culture Night” Belfast, Ireland

    • 2013

      “Prophunters 3” Mabos Dublin, Ireland
      “4 Bothies” Inis Shark, Ireland

    • 2011

      “100 Pound Shop” Repositioned Gallery Glasgow, UK
      “10 Years of FOAM” FOAM museum, Amsterdam, NE
      “Sample 11” Print Space, London, UK

    • 2010

      “Bare Bones V” The Red Gallery, London, UK
      “Art Mosh” Rochelle School, London, UK
      “SIPF”, Lim Hak Tai Gallery, Singapore
      “Bare Bones IV”, Envoy Gallery, NYC, USA
      “Bare Bones III”, Maurice Einhardt Neu Gallery, London, UK
      “Pop Up”, Art Work Space East, London, UK

    • 2009

      “Bare Bones II”, Maurice Einhardt Neu Gallery, London, UK
      “Bare Bones I”, Dazed and Confused Gallery, London, UK
      “MKII”, MKII Gallery, Clapton, London, UK
      “Creatures”, Londonewcastle Project Space, London, UK
      “DIY London Seen”, Covent Garden, London, UK
      “Watch this Space”, Covent Garden, London,UK

    • 2008

      “Derive”, Rivington Street Gallery, London, UK

    • 2004

      “Salon,” Cabinteely Arts Centre, Co Dublin, Ireland, IRL

    • 2003

      “Epoch”, Stella, Rathmines, Co Dublin, IRL

  • Charity Auctions

    • 2015

      DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal

    • 2010

      “Haiti Benefit Auction” New York
      “For the Love of Animals” Argos animal sanctuary, Nicosia

    • 2009

      “Save the Date”, Kensal Rise, London

  • Publications

    • 2017

      “Porn Hurts Everyone” Footfall (Self Published)

    • 2011

      “Good Rats”, Pau Wau Publications

  • Selected Bibliography - Web

    • 2011

      Another Online “Good Rats NYC”- Interview
      Another Online “Anger”- Interview

    • 2010

      10 Men magazine – Article
      Posi+tive magazine – Interview
      Twin magazine – Article
      Dazed Digital – Interview
      Pony Step – Interview
      Creative Boom – Article
      Creative Review – Article
      Interview magazine – Article
      Art Rabbit – Article
      The Arts Desk – Article
      Out With The In Crowd – Article
      Professional Photographer – Article
      The Lunatic Journal – Article
      Daily Candy (Weekend Guide) – Article
      Blag – Article
      Hypebeast – Article
      Don’t Panic – Article
      Fashion’s Most Wanted – Article
      Art Slant – Article
      Art Update – Article
      Saatchi Online – Article
      London Unlike – Article
      New Exhibitions Article
      Spoonfed -Article

  • Selected Bibliography

    • 2016

      Thread Magazine “Niall O’Brien

    • 2015

      Source Magazine “Niall O’Brien”

    • 2011

      Another Online “Good Rats NYC”- Interview
      Another Online “Anger”- Interview
      Dazed and Confused – Interview

    • 2010

      10 Men magazine – Article
      Posi+tive magazine – Interview
      Twin magazine – Article
      Dazed Digital – Interview
      Pony Step – Interview
      Creative Boom – Article
      Creative Review – Article
      Interview magazine – Article
      Art Rabbit – Article
      The Arts Desk – Article
      Out With The In Crowd – Article
      Professional Photographer – Article
      The Lunatic Journal – Article
      Daily Candy (Weekend Guide) – Article
      Blag – Article
      Hypebeast – Article
      Don’t Panic – Article
      Fashion’s Most Wanted – Article
      Art Slant – Article
      Art Update – Article
      Saatchi Online – Article
      London Unlike – Article
      New Exhibitions – Article
      Spoonfed – Article
      Le Cool – Dublin – Cover and Article/Interview
      Le Cool – Dublin – Cover and Article/Interview
      Le Cool – London – Article
      Jotta Magazine – Interview
      FLT53 – Article
      The Small Print Blog – Article
      Sugar Mob – Article
      Milkey Blacks – Interview

    • 2009

      Twin Magazine “The Dreamer” – Article
      10 Men Magazine
      Posi+tive Magazine

  • Selected Bibliography (Articles/Essays)

    • 2011

      Selected Bibliography (Articles/Essays)

    • 2010

      Celeste Magazine “Superheroes”, Mexico
      Huck Magazine “Good Rats”, London
      Clerk Magazine, “De Junes Gens Modernes”, France
      Dazed and Confused, “Bare Bones”, London / International

    • 2009

      Twin Magazine, “Teenage Kicks”, London / International
      10 Men Magazine, “Brit Punk”, London / International
      Juke Magazine, “Good Rats”, London

    • 2004

      Hot Shoe Magazine, “Cover, ICI Awards”, London / International

    • 2003

      Hot Shoe Magazine, “Cover, ICI Awards”, London / International

  • Awards

    • 2010

      Singapore International Photography Association “Selected
      Photographer”

    • 2008

      International Portfolio Review Bratislava “Top 20 Portfolios”

    • 2004

      Institute of Engineers of Ireland “Photographing Engineering”
      ICI Digital Photographer of the Year ’04 “Portrait Award”

    • 2003

      Irish Professional Photographers’ Assoc “Rex Roberts Medal”

  • Shortlisted

    • 2012

      D&AD Best in book. “Top Boy”

    • 2009

      “onedotzero”, Film Festival, BFI, London
      “PDN30”, Online Photography Expose

    • 2003

      “Fuji Photographer of the Year”, 2003 Awards Ireland

  • Article By

    • 2011

      Another Online “Porn Hurts Everyone”
      Another Online “Portland”
      Another online “Gallows”

    • 2010

      Another online “Thanks Giving with Yacht”
      Under the Influence Magazine “Thatcher Babies”
      Q and A First Thursdays “Niall O’Brien Photographer/film maker”