About Niamh Collins

1956 Born in Dublin
1978-81 Royal College of Art (MA Fine Art)
1982- Visiting Tutor, various colleges
1986-87 Artist in Residence, Brecknock Primary School, London
1987-88 Artist in Residence, Portsmouth Polytechnic
1988 Travelled and lectured in Australia and New Zealand
1990 Travelled in India

2019 Three month tenancy at Porthmeor Studios, St Ives, Cornwall


2005 GlaxoSmithKline Gallery, London
Fairfields Arts Centre, Basingstoke
2007 Rostra Gallery, Bath
2008 Bordeaux Quay, Bristol
Servernshed, Bristol
The Tobacco Factory, Bristol
2012 The Glass Room, Colston Hall, Bristol


Babington House, Somerset
‘The Sea’, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury
Collyer Bristow Gallery, London
Bishop Phillpotts Gallery, Truro
‘Eyepoppers’, Gloucester
Modern Artists Gallery, Whitchurch on Thames
Affordable Art Fair West, Bath
RWA Painting Open, Bristol
Thompson’s Gallery, Stow on the Wold
Broadway Modern, Broadway, Worcs
‘Land, Sea and Sky’ – 3 artists from Spike Island, Thompson’s Gallery
Affordable Art Fair, London
Workshop Wales Gallery, Fishguard
Taurus Craft Centre, Lydney
Gallery 12, Cheltenham
Fowey River Gallery, Cornwall
The Lotus Gallery, Bath
Vena Bunker Gallery, Bristol
Kingston Gate Gallery, Kingston on Thames
NB Gallery, Trowbridge
RWA Autumn Exhibition, Bristol
Rostra Gallery, Bath
River Festival, Bordeaux, France
Black Swan Open Exhibition, Frome
The Nails Gallery, Bristol
'Muse', Edgar Modern Gallery, Bath
Bristol Contemporary Open, Paintworks Gallery
'Beauty of Shape - Abstract Art from the Collections', Portsmouth City Museum
Wetpaint Gallery, Cirencester
Galanthus Gallery, Wormbridge, Herefordshire
Spike Island Open Studios
Wells Art Contemporary, Wells Museum
The Discerning Eye 2014, The Mall Galleries, London
RWA Open
Gallery Number Nine, Swindon
Gala Fine Art, Liverpool and Manchester
Centrespace Gallery, Bristol
Penwith Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
Flux Gallery, Bristol