Exhibitions

The following are some of Victor Sloan's exhibitions:

















Aleppo, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam. Holland, curated by Marc Prüst, 2017




















Victor Sloan: Before, Belfast Exposed Gallery, Belfast, 2017

IAWATST, Dublin Castle, Dublin, Alley Arts Centre, Strabane, Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, Belfast, 2016

Art in the Eastside, Billboard Project, Creative Exchange, various locations, Belfast, (invited artist) 2016



Vanishing Futures: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art, curated by Peter Richards, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 2015 

















Victor Sloan: The Baron, Belfast Print Workshop Gallery, (Belfast Photo Festival artist-in-residence), 2015

Art of the Troubles, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England, 2014-2015
















Victor Sloan: Drift, F E McWilliams Gallery and Studio, curated by Dr Riann Coulter and Feargal O'Malley, Banbridge, Northern Ireland, 2014



















Victor Sloan: Borne Sulinowo, The University Gallery, Belfast, 2014











Craigavon New Town: 50 Years of Modernity, curated by PLACE, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 2014






















Voices Travel: Conversation Between Two Harbours, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, 2014
















Art of the Troubles, Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2014























The Far Away Nearby, F E McWilliams Gallery & Studio, Banbridge, curated by Feargal O'Malley, 2014















Art in the Eastside, Billboard Project, Creative Exchange, various locations, Belfast, (invited artist) 2013




















Northern Ireland: 30 Years of Photography, the MAC and Belfast Exposed, Belfast, 2013



Picturing Derry, the City Factory, curated by Declan Sheehan, Derry, Northern Ireland, 2013


Aleppo International Photography Festival, Aleppo, Syria, (invited artist), 2012


Nepotism + 1, curated by Feargal O'Malley, Platform Arts, Belfast, 2012


Titles, The Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Belfast, 2011

Voices from the Levant, Context Gallery, Derry, (now known as Centre for Contemporary Art) with Brian Kennedy, 2011

Images: Victor Sloan, Art and Design Academy, LJMU, Look International Photography Festival, Liverpool, England, 2011





RHA Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, invited artist, 2011 (also 2008, 2009)







Syrian artists talking, Naughton Gallery, Belfast, with Brian Kennedy, 2011

Portrait of the North, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England, 2010-2011

Victor Sloan: Walk, AllArtNow, Damascus, Syria, 2010



The Art of the Troubles, Mid Antrim Museum, The Braid, Ballymena, 2010

Elective Perspective, Galeria Arsenale, Bialystok, Poland, 2010



A View From Napoleon’s Nose, curated by Brian Kennedy, Kao Yuan Arts Centre, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2010

The London Art Fair, London, England, 2010


The Northern Ireland Collection: Fresh Perspectives, curated by Zoë Lippett, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, England, 2009-10



Arts Council of Northern Ireland Troubles Archive Exhibition, curated by Feargal O'Malley and Liam Kelly, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, 2009


An Eye for an Eye: Representations of Conflict in Ireland, curated by Dermot Keogh and Ruth Osborne, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, 2008/9


A Shout in the Street: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art, curated by Declan McGonagle, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 2008


Drawing a Line: A Contemporary Survey of Northern Irish Art, Museum of the Heilongjiang Daily, China, 2008

Royal Hibernian Academy Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, 2008

30 Contemporary + Print Draw Exhibition, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, 2008







Victor Sloan: History, Locality, Allegiance, curated by Peter Richards, Golden Thread Gallery, Switch Room, Belfast, 2008

Breakthrough, Imperial War Museum, London, 2008-2010

Victor Sloan: Walk, Diversions Festival, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, (Projection, Meeting House Square), 2007


Victor Sloan: Luxus, Millennium Court Arts Centrecurated by Feargal O'Malley, 2007

Golden Thread Gallery at Brookfield Mill, Belfast 
















Things We May Have Missed, Golden Thread Gallery, Switch Room, Belfast, 2007



Victor Sloan: Walk, Théâtre Paris-Villette, Paris, France, (Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin), 2006


Icons of the North: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath, 2006


Northern Propositions: Art of the Troubles, An Gaileraí, Falcarragh, Donegal, 2006


Victor Sloan: Walk, curated by Abrie Fourie, Outlet Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa, 2006

Icons of the North: Collective Histories of Northern Irish Art, Socio-Political Art from 1969 -1994, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, 2006




Beyond the Troubles: Kunst aus Irland, Raum5 Galerie, Berlin, Germany, 2005

Seeing Orange, Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown, 2005


Victor Sloan: Walk, Toskanische Saulenhalle, Augsburg, Germany, 2004


Open Secret, Imperial War Museum, London, 2004

Blue Skies, Grey Mists, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast, 2004

A Broken Surface: Victor Sloan, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, 2003

The Public Eye, City Art Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2003

The Vacuum Raffle, Belfast Exposed, Belfast, 2003



Victor Sloan: Selected Works, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, 2003

Political Works from the Arts Council Collection, Context Gallery, Derry (now known as Centre for Contemporary Art) , 2002




Selected Works:Victor Sloan, Lamar Dodd Arts Centre, LaGrange, Georgia, United States of America, 2002

Revealed Treasures, Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, 2002

The Public Eye: 50 years of the Arts Council Collection, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, 2002

Victor Sloan: Selected Works, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, 2001

















Victor Sloan: Selected Works 1980-2000, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, 2000




Recent Work from Northern Ireland, curated by Wayne Bearwaldt, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada, 2001


Victor Sloan: Portadown, Orchard Gallery, Derry, 2000. View More Installation images View Portadown series images

Troubled: An Exhibition of Irish Art, Pitshanger Manor Museum, London, 2000


Revealing Views: Images from Ireland, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London, 1999

Victor Sloan: Selected Works, Medienzentrum, Bremen, Germany, 1999



Victor Sloan: Stadium, Context Gallery, Derry; Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast; galerie + edition caoc/Walden Kunstausstellungen, Berlin and Gasteig München, Munich, Germany, 1998-99

Troubled: Photography, Film and Video from Northern Ireland, The Light Factory, Charlotte; Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh; Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S., 1998 -1999


Zeitgenössische britische Fotografie, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin. and Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Germany, 1997-98


Victor Sloan: Seek Me, Goteborg Konstmuseum, Hasselblad Centre, Gothenburg and BildMuseet Umeå, Umea Universitets Museum, Sweden, 1996-97


Borne Sulinowo: Victor Sloan, literaturWERKstatt berlin, Days of Irish Literature, Berlin, 1996

Victor Sloan: Poza Bornym Sulinowem, Baszta Czarownic, Slupsk, Poland, 1996



The Lie of the Land, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris, France and touring Europe, 1995-98


Victor Sloan: Borne Sulinowo, Orchard Gallery, Derry, 1995

Cease-fire: Reflections of Conflict, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, 1994


Victor Sloan: Initials, (Irish Days II), Baltic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Poland, 1994













Bradford International Print Biennale, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, 1993


Victor Sloan: Acts of Faith, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Akehurst Gallery, London, City Art Gallery, Limerick and Untitled Gallery, Sheffield 1992-95

I-D Nationale, Portfolio Gallery and 369 Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1992

The Long Summer Still to Come: Some Aspects of Recent Irish Photography, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, 1991

Parable Island: Some Aspects of Recent Irish Art, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, 1991


Victor Sloan: Force Fields, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany, 1991, Germany as part of Kunst, Europa: 63 deutsche Kunstvereine zeigen Kunst aus 19 Ländern


Victor Sloan: Marking the North, Impressions Gallery, York and Cornerhouse, Manchester, 1990 – 92
Read extracts from Marking the North: the Work of Victor Sloan

Heritage - Image and History, curated by Paul Wombel, City Art Gallery and Impressions, York; Cornerhouse, Manchester and Greenwich Citizens Gallery, London, 1990-91

Irish Art of the Eighties, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 1990

EV+A, Exhibition of Visual ArtCity Gallery of Art, Limerick, 1990. Also 1981, 1982, 1986

Sun Life Awards, National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (now the National Media Museum), Bradford, 1989

Victor Sloan: Walls, Orchard Gallery, Derry, 1989

Ulster Art in the 80s, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, 1988


Victor Sloan: The Birches, Octagon Gallery, Belfast, 1988

Selected Images - A Sense of Ireland, curated by Declan McGonagle and James Coleman, Riverside Studios, London and Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, 1988

Magnetic North, Orchard Gallery, Derry and Impressions Gallery, York, 1987-88

Directions Out, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 1987

Critics’ Choice, Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, 1987

Contrasts, Fung Ping Shan Museum, Hong Kong, China,1987


Claremorris Open Exhibition (COE), Claremorris, Co. Mayo, 1987, 88, 90, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 98, also invited artist 2003

Next: Tomorrow, Cambridge Darkroom and Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, 1986


Victor Sloan: Drumming, Arts Council of Northern Ireland Gallery, Belfast, 1986

Divisions, Crossroads, Turns of Mind: Some New Irish Art, curated by Lucy Lippard, touring U.S., Finland and Ireland, 1985-86. Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada; BANFF Centre School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada; Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Regina, Canada; Baxter Gallery, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME; Musee du Quebec, Canada.


Victor Sloan: Photographic Works, (Installation), Peacock Gallery, Craigavon, 1985


Irish Exhibition of Living Art, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin, 1985


Views From Ulster, Touring exhibition curated by Colin Osman, Creative Camera, London. Peacock Gallery, Craigavon, Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, 1984-85

Independent Artists, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin, 1984

EV+A, Exhibition of Visual Art, City Gallery of Art, Limerick, 1981




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