Susan MacWilliam is represented by CONNERSMITH

Solo Exhibitions

2019     The Telepaths, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2018     Observations and Communications, Illuminations Gallery, National University of Ireland/NUI Maynooth
2017     Susan MacWilliam, Modern Experiments (Survey Exhibition), Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
              Susan MacWilliam, Modern Experiments (Survey Exhibition), West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen
              Susan MacWilliam, Modern Experiments (Survey Exhibition), Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
2016     Susan MacWilliam, Modern Experiments (Survey Exhibition), F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge
              Medium Wavelength, Bleed gallery, NAS, Dublin
              KATHLEEN, Central Library, Derry
2013     AN ANSWER IS EXPECTED, NN Contemporary Art, Northampton
              Susan MacWilliam VIDEO WORKS, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Northampton
2012     Out of this World, Noxious Sector Projects, Seattle
              F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, Open Space, Victoria, BC
2010     F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, aceart inc, Winnipeg
              Supersense, Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen
              Susan MacWilliam, Conner Contemporary, Washington DC
              F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, NCAD Gallery, Dublin
2009     Remote Viewing, 53rd Venice Biennale 2009, Solo exhibition representing Northern Ireland
              13 Roland Gardens, Golden Thread Gallery Project Space, Belfast
2008     Eileen, Gimpel Fils, London
              Double Vision, Jack the Pelican Presents, New York
2006     Dermo Optics, Likovni Salon, Celje, Slovenia
2006     Susan MacWilliam, Ard Bia Café, Galway
2004     Headbox, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
2003     On The Eye, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
2002     On The Eye, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
2001     Susan MacWilliam, Gallery 1, Cornerhouse, Manchester
2000     The Persistence of Vision, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
1999     Experiment M, Context Gallery, Derry
              Faint, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast
1997     Curtains, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
1995     Liptych II, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
1994     Liptych, Harmony Hill Arts Centre, Lisburn
              List, Street Level Gallery, Irish News Building, Belfast

Solo Screenings

2017     Some Ghosts, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
2012     Some Ghosts, Dr William G Roll (1926-2012) Memorial, Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC.
2010     F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, Sarah Meltzer Gallery, New York, screening and talk
2009     Some Ghosts, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, Screening and Skype conversation with Dr Bill Roll, Atlanta based               poltergeist investigator and subject of Some Ghosts
2008    13 Roland Gardens, Parapsychology Foundation, Perspectives Lecture Series, Baruch College, City University, New York

Solo Publications

MODERN EXPERIMENTS (2019), Susan MacWilliam. Published by F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio. Designed by Peter Maybury. Eidted by Riann Coulter and Susan MacWilliam with essays and texts by Riann Coulter, Alice Corriea, Val Conner and Susan MacWilliam. The publication doucments the survey exhibition Susan MacWilliam: MODERN EXPERIMENTS which toured four venues in Ireland (F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge; Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda; Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen; and Butler Gallery, Kilkenny).

AN ANSWER is EXPECTED (2017), Susan MacWilliam. Published by QUAD, NN Contemporary Art and CONNERSMITH. Designed by Peter Maybury. An exploration through film, sculpture and installation of the historic extra-sensory perception and telepathy investigations of parapsychologist Dr J B Rhine conducted at Duke University from the 1930s onward.

Remote Viewing (2009), Susan MacWilliam. Published by Black Dog Publishing, London. Designed by Ponybox, London. Edited by Karen Downey with essays and texts by Brian Dillon, Ciaran Carson, Marina Warner, Martha Langford and Slavka Sverakova. Accompanying exhibition at 2009 Venice Biennale

Group Exhibitions

2019     Queer Paranormal, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont (October–December)
              Arts Council NI Collection, Belfast Exposed, Belfast
2018     EIKON Award (45+): Katrín Elvarsdóttir, Susan MacWilliam, Gabriele Rothemann, Künstlerhaus 1050, Vienna
              Hummadruz, Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance
              Traverse Vidéo, Toulouse
              CROSSROADS 2018, San Francisco Cinematheque, SF MOMA, San Francisco
              Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art / IMMA, Dublin
              BrickandMortar, CONNERSMITH, Washington, DC.
              The Dollhouse: Autumn Season, The Dollhouse, Heemstede, The Netherlands
2017     Soul Noir, No 13 North Great Georges Street, Dublin
              The New Archive, NN Contemporary Art, Northampton
              Antimatter [Media Art] Film Festival, Victoria, BC.
              Simultan 2017 Pos:sible Futu:res, Timisoara, Romania
              Claremorris Open, Claremorris
              San Diego Underground Film Festival, Tenth Avenue Arts Centre, San Diego

              Medium, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, GA.
              Out of Body, Irish Film Institute, Dublin
              The Golden Record, Galway Arts Centre, Galway
              Eye Myth Film Festival, Double Double Land, Toronto
              ART WORKS, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow
              Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Hawick
2016     CYFEST, St.Petersburg |  Bogota | NYC | Mexico | Curated by Leah Stuhlrager 2016/2017
              EXPO VIDEO | EXPO CHICAGO, Navy Pier, Chicago, Curator: Daria de Beauvais, Palais de Tokyo
              Out of Print, The Library Project, Dublin
              ART WORKS, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow
              Montreal Underground Film Festival, Montreal
              On Camera, Short Circuit, Presuming Ed, Brighton
              Stockholm Experimental And Animation Film Festival, Bio Rio Cinema, Stockholm
              Swedenborg Film Festival, Swedenborg Hall, London
2015     Vanishing Futures: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              BlowUp Arthouse Film Festival (Official Selection), Chicago
              IndieCork Film Festival, Gate Cinema, Cork
              Psychic Lighthouse, The Model, Sligo
              The Girl With The Sun In Her Head, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
              Éigse Open, VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow
              A Rose Has Teeth In The Mouth of The Beast, A Palazzo, Brescia
              Chimera, The Agency, London
2014     Juvenilia, The Naughton Gallery at Queen's University, Belfast
              Foundation14, Tullamore, Offaly
              Welcome To The Neighbourhood, Askeaton, Limerick
              Voices Travel, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2013     The Air of Songs, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia
              It’s Only A State of Mind, Kunstverein Heidelberg
              Precious Cargo, London Street Gallery, Derry          
              Royal Ulster Academy Annual (Invited Artist), Ulster Museum, Belfast
              Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art X – Catalyst Arts, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              Art In The Eastside, Billboard Project, Belfast
              Things In Translation, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
              It’s Only A State of Mind, NGBK, Berlin
              CINESONIKA 3 – International Film & Video Festival, Nerve Centre, Derry
2012     Portobello Film Festival, International Features, London
              WUNDER, Kunsthalle Krems, Austria
              O Diamond, Diamond, Five Lamps Arts Festival, Dublin
              Cutting A Door, Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai
              Interplanetary Revolution, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              Afterlife, Tot Zover, Funeral Museum, Cemetery De Nieuwe Ooster, Amsterdam
2011     Afterlife, Tot Zover, Funeral Museum, Cemetery De Nieuwe Ooster, Amsterdam
              WUNDER, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
              We Make Versions, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
              The Edge of Reason, Kino Kino, Sandnes, Norway
2010     Dig Down In Time, Man & Eve, London
              8th International Photo-Triennial, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
              Sacred, Higher Bridges Gallery, Enniskillen
              To Believe, La MaMa La Galeria, New York. Curated by Jeffrey Walkowiak
              Not Necessarily In That Order, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
              Ireland Northern Ireland, Works from the Venice Biennale, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin
              A View From Napoleon’s Nose, Kao Yuan Arts Centre, Taiwan
              Invisible, Various Venues, Dublin, Curated by Black Church Print Studios, Dublin
              Downstairs: Review Part I, Gimpel Fils, London
2009     The Object of Attack, David Roberts Foundation, London
              Time is a Sausage, Domobaal, London
              The 6th Burren Annual, Burren College of Art Gallery, Burren, Galway
              Feel The Force, Café Gallery Projects, London
              We Know More Than We Can Tell, Context Gallery, Derry
2008     RUA Invited Artists, Drawing Offices, Harland And Wolff, Belfast
              Based On Our Current Science... Video Screening, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar/The Gallery Of Photography,                     Dublin. Curated by Sally Timmons
              Salon, Studio 6, Temple Bar Galleries, Dublin. Curated by Jennie Guy
              Trickery and Illusion in Cinema - Video Screening, Tatton Park Biennial, Manchester
              Drawing a Line: A Contemporary Survey of Northern Irish Art, Art Museum of Heilongjiang Daily, China.
2007     Seeing is Believing, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
              The Fall Season, Jack The Pelican Presents, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
              Rigor Mort, Basement Gallery, Dundalk and Castle Ellen House, Galway. Curator - Sally Timmons
              Terms and Conditions, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Wicklow
              The Double Image, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast. Curator - Dougal McKenzie
              Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co.Mayo. (Award Winner) Curator - Ingrid Swenson
              Synesthesia Sat, Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival, Birr, Co.Offally. Curator - Paul Murnaghan
              New Art from Northern Ireland, The Katzen Arts Centre at American University, Washington, DC, USA
2007     Things We May Have Missed, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              London Art Fair, Business Design Centre, London. Golden Thread Gallery Project Space
2006     Flash on The Screen, Basekamp Gallery, Philadelphia, USA
              Revolving Ambiguity, The Grove Gallery, the St. Patrick’s Centre, Downpatrick
              A Dark Noise, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast. Curator – Peter Richards
              Vstop Prost, Likovni Salon, Celje, Slovenia
              EV+A 2006, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick. Curator - Katerina Gregos
              Smoke and Mirrors, Mac, Birmingham
              Platform 1, Knockbride House, Bailieborough, Co.Cavan
2005     To Be Continued…/Jatkuu…, Helsinki Photography Festival, Helsinki, Finland. Curator – Brett Rogers
              Offside II, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Video Screening
              Red White Blue, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York. Curators Erin Krause, Sadie Laska, Mark Orange
              From The Liberties to Parramatta, Female Orphanage School Gallery, Sydney, Australia
              ‘Feelers’, Artists Pages, Printed Project  Issue 5, Sculptors Society of Ireland, Launched Venice Biennale
              Artistas Visuales de Belfast, La Sala Naranja, Valencia, Spain
              EV+A 2005, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick. (Award Winner) Curator - Dan Cameron (New Museum)
              The Belfast Way: Young Art from Northern Ireland, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, Curator -                   Sergio Edelsztein
2004     Thinking of Ideas, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              Inter, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
              Eye Test, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Old Royal Naval College, Maritime Greenwich, London
2003     Think Over, Rialto Santambrogio, Rome
              Perspective 03, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast. (Award Winner) Curator Enrique Juncosa, Director IMMA, Dublin
              House of Science, Kino Central, Berlin
              Afterlife, Chapter Arts, Cardiff
              Afterlife, Guildhall, Newcastle Upon Tyne                                            
              Exhumed, Video Screening, Museum of Garden History, London, Curator William Rallison
              Hindsight, Video Screening, Arnolfini, Bristol, Curated by Picture This Moving Image
              LUX Open 2003, Royal College of Art, London
              EV+A 2003, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick. Curator Virginia Perez-Ratton
              The National Gallery, The Return, The Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes Dublin
2002     Crawford Open 3, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork
              Home and Away: Contemporary Irish Art, Irish Arts Centre, New York
              Videoteque 2, Newlyn Gallery, Penzance
              From Dusk to Dawn, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Old Royal Naval College, Maritime Greenwich, London
              Videoteque, Ten Gallery, St. Ives, Cornwall
              Cluster, Bowes Bar, Dublin, Curator Katie Holten
              Home and Away: Contemporary Irish Art, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
              Appropriation, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
              EV+A 2002, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick. Curator Dr. Apinan Poshyananda
2001     It’s All Over, Again, Proposition Gallery, Belfast
              Crawford Open 2, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork
              Laois Arts Festival, Laois
              Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co.Mayo. Curator - Lewis Biggs
              Install, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
              EV+A 2001, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick (Award Winner). Curator - Salah Hassan
              Multiples, ICA Bookstore, London
2000     Multiples, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
              The Notice Day in This Factory is Thursday, Consortium, Amsterdam
              D-Net Festival, LUX, London
              Portobello Film and Video Festival, London
              Clockwork 2000, (PS1 International and National Studio Program Show), Clocktower, Broadway, New York
              The Notice Day in This Factory is Thursday, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast
              Fantasy and Identity, Star67, Brooklyn, New York
1999     Glen Dimplex Artists Award 1999, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
              EV+A ‘99, Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick (Award Winner). Curator - Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn
              Multiples II, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
              The Grotesqueness of Desire, insideART, Chicago, USA
              Daughters of the Middle Border, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
              Haunted, S1 Artspace, Sheffield
1998     Zone Festival ‘98, Maidstone, Kent
              Victor Treacy Award Exhibition, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
              First Cut, (Video Screening), Irish Film Centre, Dublin
              EV+A ‘98, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick. Curator - Paul O’Reilly
              Exhibition of Northern Irish Art, The Loft Gallery, Kingston, New York
              Video Soup, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh
              Fix ‘98, Time Based Arts Festival, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
1997     Intermedia ‘97, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
1996     Splatter, Crawfordsburn House, Crawfordsburn, Co.Down
              House Style, The Bedroom, Greenore Street, Belfast
1995     Arcadia, North Street Arcade, Belfast
              Subterraneans, Catalyst Arts, Belfast. Curator – Dougal McKenzie
1994     BBC Show, BBC Ormeau Avenue, Belfast
              Iontas Small Works Exhibition, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo
              Iontas Small Works Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
              Hit and Run, Wilmont House, Belfast
              Belfast Young Contemporaries, One Oxford Street, Belfast
1993     EV+A ‘93, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
1992     Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co.Mayo
              Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition, Belfast
1991     Fresh Art, The Business Design Centre, Islington, London
1990     Hanover Gallery, Liverpool
              Righton Gallery, Manchester


2017     Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Cork, May–June
2015     Centre Culturel Irelandais, Paris, August
2014     Welcome To The Neighbourhood, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Limerick, July
2011     Rhine Research Center and Parapsychology Laboratory Collection, Duke University, Durham, NC, July-August           
2008     University of Manitoba Archives and aceartinc Gallery, Winnipeg - Researching the Thomas Glendenning Hamilton
              Spirit Photograph Archive
, University of Manitoba Archives

2007     Parapsychology Foundation, Greenport, New York, July
2006     New York, Researching at Parapsychology Foundation and American Society for Psychical Research, October          
2006     Zavod Celeia Centre for Contemporary Art, Celje, Slovenia, June
2001     Caribbean Contemporary Arts, Trinidad, July/August
1999     PS1 International Studio Programme, New York, September 99 - August 00
1998     Artists’ Work Programme, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, August -December
1998     The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Annaghmakerrig, Belfast City Council Bursary

Talks & Presentations

2017     Book Launch: AN ANSWER is EXPECTED, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
              Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh
2016     Susan MacWilliam: Supporters Club Talk, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
2014     Susan MacWilliam In Conversation with Camilla Brown, QUAD, Derby
2013     University of Northampton, Northampton
              NGBK, Berlin
2012     Orion Lecture Series, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, BC
              Persistent Personalities Round Table Discussion, Open Space, Victoria, BC
              Magic’ –Visiting Lecturer Series, Leeds Metropolitan University School of Fine Art
2011     My Adventures in the Supernormal, Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC
              My Adventures in the Supernormal, Rare Books, Manuscripts and Special Collections Library, Duke University,                             Durham, NC
2010     aceart inc, Winnipeg
              University of Manitoba Archives and Special Collections, Winnipeg
              School of Fine Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (with postgraduate student studio visits)
              Radio Show – Susan MacWilliam radio Interview/Gallery Broadcast with Five Storey Projects as part of Charley                             Woolie’s Mysterious Cuts exhibition, SPACE, London
              Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
              Panel Discussion Participant, Jordan Baseman - Nature's Great Experiment, Catalyst Arts, Belfast as part of The                         Wellcome Trust’s Identity Project
              Sarah Meltzer Gallery, New York, with F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N screening
2009     Materialising Worlds – Make, Place and Splice, Susan MacWilliam Masterclass, Fire Station Studios Dublin
              Live Skype Conversation – Susan MacWilliam (London) and Dr William G Roll, Poltergeist Investigator (Atlanta,                               Georgia) following ‘Some Ghosts’ screening at David Roberts Foundation, London
              Remote Viewing - Materialising the Past in the Present, Invited Speaker Spiritualism and Technology in Historical and                 Contemporary Contexts Seminar, University of Westminster, London
2008     Drawing Offices, Belfast (Invited Artist), RUA exhibition, Oct
              aceartinc, Winnipeg, Aug
              13 Roland Gardens, Video Screening/Talk, Parapsychology Foundation, Perspectives
              Lecture Series, Baruch College, City University, New York
2007     Speaker - Something in The Air, Round Table Discussion in conjunction with ‘Seeing is Believing’ exhibition,                                   Photographers' Gallery, London, Dec
              Screening and Artist Talk, Rigor Mort, Castle Ellen House, Athenry, Galway
2006     Ectoplasm and Other Phantasms, Artist Talk at Hauntology seminar, CAR-NIVAL Research Seminar: NCAD                                     Contemporary Art Research Group / National Irish Visual Arts Library - National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Artist Pages

2012     The Fold, ‘Time’ Issue, Dublin. Curated by Alison Plikington and Cora Cummins
2011     The Dead Companions – Out of This World, Afterlife publication, Tot Zover, Amsterdam
2009     Put Your Arms Around Me Honey, CIRCA, Issue 129, Autumn 2009
2009     F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, Manifesto Pages, Art Review, Summer 2009, commissioned for Venice Biennale
2007     Artists Pages, Rigor Mort
2005     Feelers, Artists Pages, Printed Project, Issue 5, VAI

Publications/Catalogues/Reviews etc.

2017     Paranormal activity in the Derry air, Irish Times, 28 October, Aidan Dunne, Read Online
              From Hokey to Poignant, Medium Goes Beyond the Paranormal, Burnaway, 16 October, E.C. Flamming, Read Online
              Psychical Research: An Artistic View, Psychic News, October, Roy Stemman
              Ectoplasm, seances and paranormal people: the art of Susan MacWilliam, Irish Times, Aidan Dunne, Read Online
2016     Susan MacWilliam – Modern Experiments, Perspective, Royal Society of Ulster Architects, Marianne O'Kane Boal
              Susan MacWilliam Conducts Modern Experiments,, 12 Sep, Jenny Cathcart
2015     Notes on The Girl with the Sun in her Head, edited by Pádraic E. Moore
              Psychic Lighthouse, Paper Visual Arts Journal, Blueprint, John Graham
2014     AN ANSWER IS EXPECTED, Photomoniitor, Nov, Camilla Brown

              An Answer is Expected, The Guardian Guide, Robert Clark, Oct 11-17, p37
              Art and Architecture of Ireland, Vol. V: Twentieth Century, Yale University Press, Catherine Marshall and Peter Murray
               Juvenilia, The Naughton Gallery at Queens
              A formalized forum for informal inquiry, Ted Hiebert, Noxious Sector Press
              KATHLEEN, Slavka Sverakova, Wordpress, Mar 16
              Things in Translation, Paper Visual Arts Journal, Feb 17, Niamh Dunphy
              Mindfield, The Bulletin of The Parapsychological Association, Eileen Coly Issue, Vol. 6 Issue 1, pgs 12-13
2013     The Machine and the Ghost, Manchester University Press, Ed by Sas Mays & Neil Matheson
              It Is Only A State Of Mind, NGBK, Berlin
2012     Paranormal Research Becomes Art, Monday Mag, Victoria, BC, Sep 26
              Fortean Times, FT286, Apr, Video still from ‘Some Ghosts’ used for Dr William G Roll obituary, p26
              The Soundtrack, Vol. 5, No. 1, Intellect Journals
              Mindfield, The Bulletin of the Parapsychological Association, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Video still from ‘Some Ghosts; used for Dr               Wiliam G Roll obituary and magazine front cover
2011     WUNDER, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
              We Make Versions, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
              Afterlife Tot Zover, Funeral Museum, Cemetery De Nieuwe Ooster, Amsterdam
              The Edge of Reason, Kino Kino, Sandnes, Norway
              Creative Ireland: The Visual Arts, Visual Artists Ireland, Noel Kelly, Sean Kissane
              Ciel Variable, No. 87, Jan-May, Art Photo Medias Culture, Pierre Rannou, p77
              Supernormal Travels, NCartblog, Aug 15, Dave Delcambre
              To be - to see - to be seen, James Merrigan's essay on Susan MacWilliam's ‘F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N’ at NCAD Gallery,                         Dublin, for +BILLION-

2010     Science, spiritualism mix in mesmerising exhibit, Winnipeg Free Press, Alison Gillmor, Oct 28
              The Medium is the Message, Susan MacWilliam’s investigation of Winnipeg’s history of paranormal photography                         returns to the city, Uptown: Winnipeg’s Online Source for Arts, Entertainment & News, Sandee Moore, Oct 28
              Susan MacWilliam A 21st Century Medium, The Manitoban, Vol. 28, No 11, Oct, p23 Guillerme Booth
              Dig Down in Time at Man & Eve, Murmurart, Ausra Linkeviciute and Olivia Nairn, Oct 14
              8th International Photo-Triennial, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
              Ways Of Seeing Explored In New Exhibit, North Shore News, Vancouver, Apr 3
              To Believe, La Mama La Galleria, New York
              A View From Napolean’s Nose, Kao Yuan Arts Centre, Taiwan
2009     Susan MacWilliam: Remote Viewing – Northern Ireland Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale, CIRCA, Issue 129,                               Autumn 2009, Cecilia Canziani, pgs 98-101
              Making Connection: On the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland at the 2009 Venice Biennale, CIRCA, Issue 128,                   Summer 2009, David Hughes, pgs 20-31  
              Three of The Best – Venice Biennale Monographs, Art World, Issue 11, June/July 2009, p109, Susan MacWilliam’s                           Remote Viewing included as Three of The Best – Venice Biennale Monographs
              Art World, Issue 11, June/July 2009, Venice Guide, ‘Remote Viewing’ ‘Highlighted’
              Spirit Level, Diane Smyth asks artist Susan MacWilliam about her fascination with Thomas Glendenning Hamilton’s                     archive, The British Journal of Photography, Vol. 156, No 7738, Diane Smyth, pgs 16-19
              F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N, Thomas Glendenning Hamilton, Susan MacWilliam, 8 Magazine, The Photography Biannual,                       Issue 25, Spring 2009, pgs 114-115 plus inserted 8 page booklet with images from Hamilton archive
              Irlanda del Nord – Northern Ireland, Susan MacWilliam, Cura Art Magazine, Issue 01, June/July, Biennale Special,                         Sarah McAvera, pgs 76-80
              Future Greats, Art Review, Issue 30, Mar, Brian Dillon
2008     Susan MacWilliam, Eileen, Gimpel Fils, London, CIRCA Issue 125, pgs 86-87, Riann Coulter
              Art That Makes Séance, Irish News, July 19, p3, Emma Blee

​              8th International Photo-Triennial, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
              To Believe, La Mama La Galeria, New York
              A View from Napoleon’s Nose, Lao Yuan Arts Centre, Taiwan
              Susan MacWilliam, Double Image, Jack the Pelican Presents, ArtForum, Summer 2008, p443, Michael Wilson
              Shaky Ground, Garageland, London, Supernatural Issue, Issue 6, pgs 45 – 51, Cathy Lomax
              La dermo-optique dans l’art, Metapsychique
2007     The Double Image, CIRCA Issue 122, pgs 110-112, D. Hughes
              Photography and the Unreal, Time Out, London, 10th Dec, Helen Sumpter

              About as Spooky as a Tea-Towel, The Guardian, Nov 28, Adrian Searle
              The Spirit of Enquiry, The Independent, London, Nov 14, Charlotte Cripps
              Belfast: Four Video Artists Exploring Consciousness, Terminal, Tel Aviv, pgs 40-41, Slavka Sverakova
              On Susan MacWilliam’s ‘Dermo Optics’ and ‘Explaining Magic to Mercer’ ’, CIRCA Online, Slavka Sverakova
              Explaining Magic to Mercer at Katzen Arts Museum, Artifice Visual Arts Review, June 18, Max Perry
2006     An Outsider in her Native Town, CIRCA Issue 118, pgs 48-54, Noel Kelly
              Front Cover, CIRCA Issue 118
              A Dark Noise, Artists Newsletter, Dec, p9, Slavka Sverakova
              EV+A '06, CIRCA Issue 116, pgs 90-92, Paul O’Brien
              EV+A '06, Irish Times, Mar 16, p16, Aiden Dunne
2005     Dialogues: Women Artists from Ireland, pgs 115-126, ed. Katy Deepwell, I.B. Tauris   
2004     Headbox, Art Monthly, No 280, Oct, p 34, Niamh Ann Kelly
              Headbox, Irish Times, Sep 15, Aidan Dunne
              Inter, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, London, Essay Shirley MacWilliam
              Eye Test, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London
2003     Women and cities: selected artworks from Belfast, Suzanna Chan, pgs 227-232, The Cities of Belfast, ed. Nicholas Allen               and Aaron Kelly
              Perspective 2003, Irish Times, Oct 10, Aidan Dunne
              Spiritus, Irish Times, July 11, Aidan Dunne.
              Susan MacWilliam, Sculptors’ Society of Ireland Newsletter, Jun/Jul/Aug, p25, Cherie Driver
              Susan Will Catch Your Eye, Irish News, Apr 19, p40, Jenny Lee
2002     EV+A, Art Monthly, May, pgs 41-44, Daniel Jewesbury
              Controlled Explosion, Sunday Times, Culture, May 5, pgs 16-17, Medb Ruane
              Appropriation, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast. Essay Richard West
              Under An Impossibly Blue Ulster Sky, The Times, Apr 24, p12, Aidan Dunne
              On The Eye, The Guardian, G2, Pick of The Week, Apr 8
2001     Unleashing Art in Portlaoise, The Irish Times, Nov 1, Aidan Dunne
              Tripp/Kearney/MacWilliam, The Guardian Unlimited, Oct 15, Robert Clark
              EV+A 2001 Expanded, Art Monthly, May, pgs 41-44, Niamh Anne Kelly
              Beyond Angela’s Ashes, EV+A 2001 p17, Essay - Salah Hassan
              Cutting Edge of Multi-Culturalism, The Irish Times, Mar 23, Aidan Dunne
2000     Ghostly Video Work, Irish Connections, New York  Autumn, Elizabeth Martin
              Clockwork 2000, PS1, New York, International Studio Programme Catalogue, Roxana  Marcoci, MOMA, NY
              The Persistence of Vision, NYarts Magazine, July-Aug, Steph Pasquini
              A Condensed International Melange, The New York Times, May 26, Holland Cotter
              Five-artist show at the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast News Letter, Mar 9, Ian Hill
              BBC Radio Ulster, Mar 13, Ian Hill
              Home Grown Talent at Golden Thread, North Belfast News, Mar 10, Kevin McDonald
              The Notice Day in This Factory is Thursday, Sculpture Society of Ireland Newsletter, Apr/May, Suzanna Chan.  
              The Notice Day in This Factory is Thursday, CIRCA, Summer 2000, Phil Collins
1999     Transgressive Events, CIRCA, Autumn 1999, No. 89, pgs 34-38, Eoghan McTigue
              Out of Belfast, Catalogue with Essay and Interviews, Denison University Art Gallery, Ohio, USA, Joy Sperling
              EV+A ’99, CIRCA, Autumn 1999, No 89, pgs 44-45, Dougal McKenzie
              Dystopian Chic, Review of Glen Dimplex Artists Awards, Source, No. 20. Autumn, Gavin Murphy
              Dominant Style/Variant Practices - Photography and Contemporary Art in Ireland, Source, No.20, J.Carville
              Experiment M, Derry Journal, Sep 10, Mary Kelly
              Experiment M, Belfast News Letter, Sep 7, Ian Hill
              Glen Dimplex Artists Awards, Art Monthly, July-Aug, Cherry Smyth
              Glen Dimplex Artists Awards, Foinse, Tadbg MacDhonnagain
              Glen Dimplex Artists Awards, Irish Times, July 14, Aidan Dunne
              Glen Dimplex Artists Awards, Sunday Times, July 4, Dorothy Walker
              Glen Dimplex Artists Award 1999, Irish Museum of Modern Art
              The Outsider, Review of EV+A ‘99, Sunday Tribune, June 27, Marianne Hartigan
              Lens Appeal, Review of Glen Dimplex Artists Awards, Sunday Tribune, June 20, Marianne Hartigan
              Between Darkness and Light, Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 23, June, pgs 36-41, Clare Doherty
              EV+A 99 Reduced, Essay by Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn
              EV+A Has a Little Lamb, CIRCA, Summer 1999, No. 88, pgs 27-28, Interview - Jeanne Greenberg  Rohatyn
              EV+A ‘99, Irish Times, May 27, Aidan Dunne
              Multiples II, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
              The Grotesqueness of Desire, insideART, Chicago, USA
              Faint, CIRCA, Summer 1999, No. 88, p47, Maeve Connolly
              Faint, Sunday Times, Mar 14, Gavin Weston
              Faint, Belfast News Letter, Mar 10, Ian Hill
1998     EV+A ‘98, Variant, Spring ‘99, pgs 20-21, Orla Ryan
              EV+A ‘98, CIRCA, Winter 1998, No. 86, pgs 39-42, Annie Fletcher
              EV+A ‘98, Catalogue, Limerick
1997     Curtains, CIRCA, Autumn 1997, No. 81, pgs 52-53, Mick Wilson
              Curtains, Art Monthly, No 208, July/Aug, pgs 31-32, Mark Orange
              Curtains, Irish Times, May 26, Luke Clancy
              Curtains, Sunday Times, May 25, Medb Ruane
              Curtains, Sunday Tribune, May 18, Aidan Dunne
1996     Front Cover Image, Plasticine Relief, Belfast Festival at Queens Programme ’96, (also as billboards)
1995     Subterraneans, CIRCA, Autumn 1995, No. 73, pgs 47-48, Damien Coyle
              Subterraneans, Fortnight, June ‘95, No. 340, Elena Sala
              Liptych II, Fortnight, Mar ‘95, No. 337, Elena Sala
              Liptych II, Andersonstown News, Feb 25, Alison Hurson
              Liptych II, Irish Times, Mar 1, Ian Hill
              Liptych II, Interview, ‘All Arts and Parts’, Radio Ulster, Ian Hill
1994     Front Cover Image, CIRCA, Winter 1994, No. 70
              Liptych, CIRCA, Winter 1994, No 70, pgs 59-60, Gavin Weston
              Hit and Run, CIRCA, Autumn 1994, No. 69, pgs 64, Brian Kennedy
1993     EV+A ‘93, CIRCA, Summer 1993, No. 64 pgs 46-49
              EV+A ‘93, Catalogue, Limerick

Published materials by Susan MacWilliam

2017     A Séance of Objects & Images, Susan MacWilliam discusses Modern Experiments, Visual Artists Ireland, Read Online
2016     Through the Camera, Paranormal Review, Society for Psychical Research, Issue 77, Winter
2011     My Adventures in the Supernormal, Paranormal Review, Society for Psychical Research, July
2010     Double Take/Take Two, On Jordan Baseman’s Welcome Trust project Nature’s Great Experiment, Read Online
2009     Venice Biennale Q&A, Visual Artists Ireland News Sheet, Aug
2008     Review of Ben Craig, BA Degree Show, University of Ulster, CIRCA, Issue No. 125, Summer
              Review of Lorraine Burrell exhibition, Third Space Gallery’, CIRCA, Issue No. 123, Spring
2006     CIRCA magazine Issue No. 118, Front Cover
              Article, Arts Council of Northern Ireland Publication, Issue 6, Apr
2005     Catalogue essay, ‘Four Now’, exhibition catalogue of works from Arts Council Collections (North and South of Ireland) -               co-selected by self, overall curation – Sarah Glennie
2005     Dialogues: Women Artists from Ireland’, (S.MacWilliam interview) ed. Katy Deepwell, I.B. Tauris
2004     Professional Development Article, SSI Newsletter
2003     Article, Arts Council of Northern Ireland Publication, Issue 1, Summer
2002     Caribbean Contemporary Arts Residency Review, Artists Newsletter, Jan
1999     Out of Belfast, published interviews, Denison University, Ohio (S.MacWilliam interview) ed. Joy Sperling
1996     Belfast Festival at Queens: Programme Cover
1994     CIRCA magazine Issue No 70, Front Cover

Interviews with Susan MacWilliam | Published and Broadcast

2017     The Spirit Guide, Susan MacWilliam interviewed by Michele Horrigan, Winter Papers Vol 3, Curlew Press
              Susan MacWilliam discusses Modern Experiments with artist and filmmaker Mairéad McClean,  Listen online
2016     Susan MacWilliam – Modern Experiments, Collapse The Box, NVTV / Northern Visions TV, Watch online
              Susan MacWilliam – KATHLEEN, Cinewoman, Women's Cinema & Performing Arts, View online
2012     CFUV 101.9 FM – Post Everything host Phoenix Bain speaks with Susan MacWilliam about her exhibition
              F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N at Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Listen online
2009     British Council - Venice Biennale, Susan MacWilliam (Northern Ireland) discusses her work. The artist speaks about                     her work and its relationship to Venice, View online


Irish Museum of Modern Art, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Collection of Manuel de Santaren, The Mag Collection, British Library Sound Archive (Drama & Literature), Private Collections


2017     EIKON Award (45+), First Prize, EIKON International Magazine for Photography and Media Art Press Release
              Award for European female photographers and media artists aged 45 and over
              Self Arranged Residency Award, ACNI (Society for Pscyhical Research Archives, held at Cambride University)
2016     Bursary, The Arts Council
2012     Individual Artist Award, Commission, Derry City of Culture, Derry
              British Council to support solo show ‘F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N’, Open Space, Victoria, BC
2011     Self Arranged Residency Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland (Rhine Research Centre, Durham, NC)
2010     Manitoba Day Award, Association for Manitoba Archives - For ‘F-L-A-M-M-A-R-I-O-N’, 2009 and
              Venice Biennale publication ‘Remote Viewing’

2008     Visual Arts Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
              Winnipeg, aceart inc International Residency Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2007     Prize Winner, Claremorris Open Exhibition, Claremorris, Co.Mayo. Curated by Ingrid Swenson
              Residency Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Residency at Parapsychology Foundation, NY, 2007
2006     Visual Arts Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
              New York Residency, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
              Travel Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2005     Award, EV+A 2005, Curator – Dan Cameron
              Visual Arts Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2004     Commissions Award, The Arts Council for Headbox at Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
2003     Perspective 03, Prize Winner, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Curator Enrique Juncosa
              Visual Arts Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2002     Visual Arts Award, The Arts Council
2001     Major Individual Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
              Visual Arts Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
              Award, EV+A 2001, Residency Award, CCA, Trinidad, (EV+A Curator - Salah Hassan)
2000     Visual Arts Award, The Arts Council
              Nominated, Belfast Arts Awards
              illy Café Commission, Image Design for Espresso Cups - PS1/MOMA 2001 Collection
1999     PS1 International Studio Programme, New York, 1 Year Scholarship
              Award, EV+A ’99, Curator: Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn
              Visual Arts Bursary, The Arts Council
              Short Listed, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Glen Dimplex Artists Award
1998     Visual Art Award, The Arts Council
              Visual Art Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1997     Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residency, Annaghmakkerig - Belfast City Council Bursary
              Visual Art Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1996     Belfast Festival at Queens, Commission for Programme Cover Image      
              Visual Art Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1995     Belfast 1991 Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1994     Visual Art Award, The Arts Council
              Visual Art Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1992     Visual Art Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland


Lecturer, BA Fine Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, since 2008
MFA Co-ordinator, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, 2007
Part-Time Lecturer, BA Fine Art, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, 2000–2008
Part-Time Lecturer, University of Ulster at Belfast, 2003–2005

External Examiner, BA Fine Art (Year 2), Northumbria University, 2018–2020
External Moderator, BA Visual Arts (Level 7), Sligo Institute of Technology, 2012–2014
External Moderator, BA Fine Art, Painting, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, 2007–2008

Visiting Lecturer, Bergen Academy of Art & Design, PhD, MFA, BA Fine Art, Bergen, Bergen, 2019
Visiting Lecturer, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, 2012
Visiting Lecturer, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, 2012
Visiting Lecturer, Goldsmiths, London, 2011
Visiting Lecturer, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 2010
Materialising Worlds; Make, Place and Splice, Susan MacWilliam Materclass, Fire Station, Dublin, 2009
Visiting Lecturer, Crawford College of Art and Design, 2001-2005, 2008
Visiting Lecturer, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, 2003, 2008
Visiting Lecturer, Gorey School of Art, Gorey, 2005
Visiting Lecturer, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, 1997–2002
Visiting Lecturer, Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology, 2000
Visiting Lecturer, Denison University, Ohio, 2000
Visiting Lecturer, University of Ulster at Belfast, 19952000
Visiting Lecturer, National College of Art, Dublin, 1998
Visiting Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, 1998

Other | Studio Membership / Panels / Boards etc

MExIndex Advisory Board, MExIndex is a database of moving image works by Irish artists
Studio, RHA Gallery, Dublin, 2017
Membership Studio, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, 2013–17
Studio Selection Committee, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, 2016
Studio Selection Committee, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, 2014
Board of Directors, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, 2014–16
Contributor, University of Manitoba’s bid for Hamilton Family fonds inclusion in UNESCO Memory of the World Register, 2011
Board of Directors, Visual Artists Ireland/Sculptors’ Society of Ireland, 2005–14
Board of Directors, Source Photographic Review, 2005–10
Advisory Panel, Visual Artists' Workspaces Review, Arts Council of Ireland, 2008
Studio Selection Committee, Firestation Studios, Dublin, 2007
Member of Orchid Studios, Belfast, since 1991