Joe Duggan born in Limerick, Ireland 1973. Lives and works in Limerick and London.



2000-02: Royal College of Art, London, England, M.A. Fine Art Photography.
​1997-2000: Birmingham City University, Birmingham, England, BA(Honours) Visual Communications.


2018:  Exquisite Garden, Here East Gallery, London. Curated by Gavin Turk.
2015:  Periodical Review # 4, Ormston House, Limerick, Ireland. Selected by Paul Hallahan, Mary Conlon,

            Gavin Murphy & Mark Cullen.
2014-15: Pallas Projects Dublin - Periodical Review # 4. Selected by Paul Hallahan, Mary Conlon, Gavin Murphy

            & Mark Cullen.
2013:  This is not Public/Part 1, Five Years Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Edward Dorian.
2013:  Being your Dog, Glue Factory, Glasgow. Curated by Rachel Corcoran.
2013:  LIPS (Limericks International Publishers Salon), Ormston House, Limerick, Ireland. Curated by Mary Conlon.

2012:  Life Is Not Enough, artist book published and exhibited in self-titled pop up shop, London.  Nov - Dec 2012

            Later sold through Photographers gallery, London, Motto, Berlin, Yvon Lambert Gallery book shop, Paris.

2011: Additions 2011, the National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, Bourne Vincent Gallery, University of Limerick,

2011:  Elementalism: Silver Cloud Gallery, London, UK.
2011:  Three Colours: Yellow, SOMA, Waterford, Ireland.
​2011:  The Last Landscape: Silver Cloud Gallery, London, UK.
2009:  Dear God, extraspazio, Rome, Italy.
2009 -2010: Noughties but Nice: 21st Century Irish Art. Art Council of Ireland, touring exhibition. Venues: Limerick                City Gallery of Art, Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre, Solstice Navan, Visual Carlow.
Curated by Mike                      Fitzpatrick & Susan Holland.
2009:  Welcome to the Neighbourhood, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Ireland.
2007:  The Family Man, Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick, Ireland.
2006:  Failure, Kilkenny Festival of Art (KAT), Ireland. Curated by Mike Fitzpatrick.
2006:  Monstrous Tales, APT Gallery, London, UK.
2005:  Foto Antwerpen, Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
2005:  Joe Duggan, extraspazio, Rome, Italy.
2005:  Babylon, Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
2005:  quasi niente, extraspazio, Rome Italy.
2004:  Short Stories, Museum of Photography, Antwerp, Belgium. Curated by Inge Nenneman.
2004:  Unairdefamille, Centre de Photographie, Toulouse, France.
2003:  NeverEver, Hirschl Contemporary Art, London, UK.
2003:  Public Image, MOCA, Washington D.C., USA.
​2003:  London Calling, Contemporary, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Marcus Verhagen.
2003:  Photography, Koraalberg Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
2003:  Acardia, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London, UK.
2003:  England Our England, Artjunky, London, UK.
2002:  Joe Duggan, SENKO Gallery, Viborg, Denmark.
2002:  PERIOD (in association with Art Junky), EC Café, London, UK.
2002:  EVIDENCE, Essor Gallery Project Space, London, UK.
2002:  Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland.
2001:  FLIP FLOP, Ecole Regionale des Beaux Arts de Nantes, France.
2000:  New Blood, Atlantis Gallery, London, UK.


Collections (selected)

National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland.
Limerick City Gallery of Art permanent collection.
​MOCA, Washington D.C., USA.
Ranzini Foundation
Ernest & Young

Private collections, UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Belgium, France, USA, Denmark.


Awards / Residency


2009: Culture Ireland Award.
2008: Travel&Training Award Arts Council of Ireland.
2008: Pouch Cove Foundation, Newfoundland, Canada. September – October.
​2007: Shortlisted for AIB Bank Award (by Mike Fitzpatrick at Limerick City Gallery of Art).
2002: British Council travel Assistance Award.
2000: Individual Arts Grant, Limerick County Council, Ireland.




Between 2009 - 2011 Joe Duggan set up and directed Heaven’s Full gallery space in London to promote the work of emerging artists and develop creative networks. The Gallery focused on offering Irish artists their first solo exhibition in London. Culture Ireland supported exhibitions by artists  Sean Lynch 2009, Nevan Lahart 2010, Michelle Horrigan 2011.

Between 2011 - 2012 Joe Duggan in collaboration with Josh Knowles set up and directed Silver Cloud Gallery. A Gallery, Studio and artist meeting place. Exhibitions included Arcadia 2011, Elementalism 2011, Cartoon 2012.