Education
2004 - 2005
Goldsmiths College, London.
1996 - 1997
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland.
1989 - 1992
National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland.

Solo Exhibitions
2013
'Her Fanciful Digression', Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
2011
'Posing as a subject amongst subjects', Maria Stenfors, London.
2007
'After the fact', The LAB, Dublin City Council Gallery, Dublin.
'Il Cittadino', Five Years, London.
2001
'15:1', Five Years, London.
1996
'The Influencing Machine', The Art Hive, Cork and The Berkeley Gallery, Kilkenny.

Selected Group Exhibtions
2016
Artworks, Carlow Arts Festival, selected by Annie Fletcher and Claire feeley.
2015
Tulca, Galway, Ireland curated by Mary Cremin.
CAN DO: Photographs and other material from the Women's Art Library Magazine Archive' at Chelsea Space, London.
2014
Boom Bang, NN Contemporary Art Northampton.
2013
'Trajector Intermezzo- Rematch', Hotel Bloom, Brussels.
'Prelude Speaker: Contemporary Castletown', Castletwon House, Ireland , artists including Gerard Byrne, Sarah Browne, Daphne Wright curated by Dawn Williams.
2012
'Chekov's Gun', g39, Cardiff, with artists John Smith, Benjamin Owen, Molly Rooke, Ryan Gyander, Jon Fawcett.
'Revolution', public art commission, Bus-tops artists taking the lead, London 2012 Cultural Olympiad with artists Jemima Brown, Jasmina Cicic, Carla Arocha & Stéphane Schraenen, Kate Davis, Ian Monroe, Mark Titchner, Conrad Ventur.
'Not in the Corners', Maria Stenfors, London with artists Ruth Beale, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Alexander & Susan Maris and Annika Ström. Co-Curated by Matt Carter and Rosalie Doubal.
'Spectral Metropole', Galerija Vžigalica Ljubljana.
'Space Shift', Maria Stenfors, London
2011
'Festivela', Gallery Vela, London.
2010
'Based on a True Story', Artsway, New Forest, UK with artists Emily Allchurch, Ronnie Close, Andrew Cross, Sarah Dobai, Rachel Goodyear, Jock Mooney and Kirk Palmer, curated by Peter Bonnell.
'Oneiriography', Green on Red, Dublin with artists Simon and Tom Bloor, Ruth Ewan, and Ragnar Kjartansson, curated by Chris-Fite Wassilak.
'Moody' at Trajector Art Fair, Brussels.
2009
'Terror and the Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety', Crawford National Art Gallery, Cork, with Willie Doherty, Robert Longo, Nigel Rolfe, Andreas Gursky, David Godbold, Cecily Brennan, curator Peter Murray.
'Interupted Correspondence at JTP09', James Taylor Gallery, London.
'For your eyes only', Mains d'Oeuvres, Paris, curator Florence Ostende.
‘Free Association', Area 53, Vienna, curator Marc Hulson.
'India Art Summit', Artquest Stand, Delhi.
2008
'Fake ID', Vegas Gallery, London, curator Ken Pratt.
'transmediale.08 - video selection', Amantes Art Space, Torino, Italy and Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, curator Thomas Munz.
'Interference', Red Stables, Dublin.
2007
'Il Cittadino', Sunday Film Screening, Milton Keynes Gallery, UK, curator Michael Stanley.
'Crawford Open - The Sleep of Reason', Crawford National Art Gallery, Cork, selectors Francess Morris & Enrique Juncosa.
'Zoo Art Fair', Colony Gallery Stand, Royal Academy, London.
'Black Light', The Event, Colony Gallery, Birmingham.
'Artmapping', Fluc, Vienna curators Walter Seidl, Ursula Maria Probst, Martin Wagner.
2006
'EuroPART - Contemporary Art from Europe', exhibition of billboard commissions, Vienna, curators, Walter Seidl, Ursula Maria Probst.
'First and Last and Always', Axis, Dublin, Breaking Ground Project, Dublin, curator Paul Mcree.
'TV Ergo Sum 2', The Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos, Caracas curators Nathalie Hénon, Jean-François Rettig.
Five Years Presents: 'Frenzy', Metropole Galleries, Folkstone curated by AlexSchady, Edward Dorrian and Marc Hulson.
'Miss Mao', Blacklist Projects, London, curators David Goldenberg, Helen Marshall
'Black: Implication Flooding', Colony Gallery, Birmingham.
'Another Product', Cornerhouse, Manchester.
'Captured', National Review of Live Art, Tramway, Glasgow, curated by CRATE.
2005
'Unrealised Projects', G & A Studios, Sydney.
'Video Lounge', South London Gallery.
2004
'Last Supper', Hoxton Distillery, London.
'London Art Fair', Hoxton Distillery Stand, London.
2003
'Crawford Open 4'. Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork.
'VM.01', Hoxton Distillery, London.
2002
'The Captain’s Road', TV Project, Dublin.
2001
'The Difference Between You and Us', Five Years, London.
'Visual Art is Disposable', 147 group, Liberty Hall, Dublin.
2000
'Stray Light', Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.
'Self-Service', Five Years, London (with Simon Goodwin).

Selected Screenings
2017
'Michelle Deignan, Ernie Gehr, Cliona Harmey', Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin.
'Les Rencontres Internationales', Gaîté Lyrique, Paris; Haus der Kultur der Welt, Berlin.
2016
'Another Version of Events: Remote...Remote', Liverpool Bienniale, FACT.
'Les Rencontres Internationales', Gaîté Lyrique, Paris; Haus der Kultur der Welt, Berlin.
2015
'Credits and Acknowledgements' at BIMI presents Women's Filmmaking in Contemporary Britain, Birkbeck School of Arts, London, curated by Lucy Reynolds.
'Postcard Views', 1 Shanthi Road, Bangalore curated by Carmen Billows.
'Infrastructural Objects', Bluecoat, Liverpool curated by Maeve Connolly.
'The LUX and Cranford Collection Present: The World Turned Upside Down', Camden Arts Centre, London.
'Boom Bang II', Zagare Fringe Festival, Lithuania.
'Public Space Ltd.' Athens Media Art Festival curated by Thomas Munz.
'Breaking Ground: the story of the London Irish Women’s Centre', Still We Work, Cleeres Theatre, Kilkenny, Ireland curated by Valerie Conner.
'Breaking Ground', St Johns Theatre, Listowel, Ireland.
2014
TV as Material, Tate Modern, London; BBC Scotland, Glasgow; Project Arts Centre, Dublin, an illustrated lecture by Maeve Connolly.
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique and Palais de Tokyo, Paris and Haus den Kultur Welt, Berlin.
Belfast Film Festival.
Chicago Irish Film Festival.
Breaking Ground: the story of the London Irish Women’s Centre, Rio Cinema, London.
2013
'Breaking Ground the story of the London Irish Women's Centre', Tricyle Theatre, London; The Sugar Club, Dublin; The Model, Sligo; The New York Irish Centre; Cork International Film Festival and Irish Film Institute, Dublin.
'This Fanciful Digression', Black Maria a Richard Wentworth & GRUPPE project, Central St Martin's, London and CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
2011
'Spelling the Myth', Edinburgh Fringe Festival, curated by Agent Ria with Alan Phelan, Clodah Emoe and Martin Healy.
'Screening', The Public, UK.
2010
'Event Site: Presentation and Screenings on The Place of Artist' Cinema', Picture This, Bristol, with works from desperate optmists, Laura Horelli, Isaac Julien, Bea McMahon and Alexandra Navratil, curator Maeve Connolly.
2009
'transmediale.08 - video selection'
, Goethe Institute, Bulgaria; Montenegrain National Theatre, Podgorica; Refract Festival, Kragujevac. Includes films by Thomas Köner, Theo Ligthart, Zhenchen Liu, Julia Meltzer & David Thorne, n:ja, Elodie Pong, Nelly-Eve Rajotte, Semiconductor (Ruth Jarman & Joe Gerhardt) and Xu Tan
2008
'Film Programme 1', Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, with Christian Jankowski, Ambrosio, Gianfranco Baruchello & Alberto Grifi, curator Marcel Schwierin. .
'Rhymes of an hour', Loop Art Fair, Barcelona, curators Nazli Gurlek and Alexandra Navaratil.
'transmediale.08 - video selection', 'Athens Video Art Festival'; Media Art Lab, Moscow; Centro de Arte y Nuevas Technologias, San Luis Potosi, Mexico; Fundacion Ludwig de Cuba, Havana; Media Depo, Lviv; Goethe Institute, Madrid; 'Manifesto' Toulouse; 'Fotografest', Cuernavaca, Mexico; Sri Lanka Television Training Institute, Colombo; lab.30, Kulturhaus Abraxas, Augsburg; Cimatics Audiovisual Festival, Media Ruimte, Brussels.
'transmediale.08', House of Cultures, Berlin, curator Thomas Munz.
2007
'New Work UK: Trust Yourself', Whitechapel Art Gallery, London curator, Lina Dzuverovic, Director of Electra.
'transmediale.08 - film/video preview', Konstall Malmo, curator Thomas Munz.
'Scolt Head Screenings', London, curators Isobel Harbison and Vanessa Declaux.
2006
'Eject', Palacio Nacional, Mexico City.
'The Sound of your Eyes', Kunstlerhaus Passage, Vienna, curator Ursula Maria Probst.
'FlikOMSK', Corsica Studios, London, curator Sally Irvine.
'Videotheka (Kforumvienna)', Culture Shock Festival, Krizevci, Croatia.
'Play - Special Edition', Okto Telekabel Kanal 8, Austria curator Ursula Maria Probst.
'Captured', Horsecross, Perth, Scotland, curated by CRATE.
2005
'Lady Space', Fluc, Vienna curated by Ursula Maria Probst.
'Sampler', Temporary Contemporary, London.
2004
'Drift', curators Iliana Nedkova and Chris Byrne for New Media Scotland; 'Edinburgh Film Festival', Stills Gallery, Scotland; 'Videomedeja', The Museum of Voivodina, Serbia and Montenegro; British Council Gallery, Belgrade, Serbia; An Tuireann, Skye, Scotland.
'8th Rencontres Internationale', Grande Halle de la Villette and Cinema l'Entrepot, Paris, curators RoArtario.
2003
'6th + 7th Rencontres Internationale', Podeweil, Berlin and Immanence, Paris, curators RoArtario.
2002
'4DTV', Salto Channel, Amsterdam (with Simon Goodwin).
2001
'Pit Pony', Hoxton Distillery, London (with Simon Goodwin).
'3rd +4th Rencontres Internationale', Cerise, Paris and Aroma, Berlin curators RoArtario.

Publications/Catalogues
2012
‘Cinematic Space, Televisual Time and Contemporary Art’, Maeve Connolly, Critical Quarterly, Volume 54, Issue 3, 31-45.
2010
'Unrealised Projects- Volume 2', published for the exhibition 'Unrealised Potential', Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK.
2009
'Terror and the Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety', Crawford National Art Gallery, Cork, Catalogue.
2008
'/seconds‘, issue 9, http://www.slashseconds.org
The LAB Gallery – 40 Exhibitions 06-08’, Dublin City Arts Office publication, Dublin.
2007
'As if something once mentioned now plain to see', Colony Gallery publication, Birmingham.
2006
'Born To Be A Star', Kunstlerhaus, Vienna.
'Europart - Contemporary Art from Europe', catalogue, Cutural Industries Austria.
2005
'Goldsmiths 2005', catalogue, essays by Jens Hoffman and Sally O Reilly, published by the artists (edit. Michelle Deignan)
2003
'Crawford Open 1 - 4', catalogue, Gandon Editions.
2002
'Charley Magazine 01', Les presses du réel (edit. Maurizio Cattelan, Ali Subotnick,
Bettina Funcke), New York.
2001 - 04
'Rencontres Internationale', on-line catalogue at http://www.art-action.org
2000
'The Glass Eye - Artists and Television', Project Press, Dublin.

Reviews & Essays
2015
Maeve Connolly, New Artist Focus: Maeve Connolly on the work of Michelle Deignan, LUX online.
2013
Yvette Gresle, Review of Her Fanciful Digression Crawford Gallery, Photomonitor, London 14/10/13
2011
Barbara Knezevic, Review of 'Posing as a subject amongst subjects', Paper Visual Art, Dublin, October
2010
David Tripp, Review of ‘Based on a True Story’, Freize Magazine, London, October
2009
Ken Pratt, 'Red Cheek', Wound Magazine, Issue 5, Winter '08/'09.
Chris Fite-Wassilak, 'What's New? - Televisions Mutual Contract, michelledeignan.info.
2008
Micheal O' Connell, Review of transmediale.08, Artists' Newsletter Interface.
Fergal Gaynor, Review of Crawford Open - The Sleep of Reason, 'Circa', Dublin, No.123.
2007
Aidan Dunne, Review of 'After the fact', The Irish Times, 11 April 2007.
2006
Chris Byrne, Essay 'Captured: Situations observed', http://www.art-research-communication.net.
2004
Mark Ewart, Review of Crawford Open 4, ‘Circa’, Dublin, No. 107.
2002
Ryzard Dabek, 'Where Are We Now? - Artist Run Projects and the Internet', for http://www.ryszard.net/
Alison Green, 'This Space is Unstable', for michelledeignan.info.
Lee Casey, Review of “The Captain’s Road”, Dublin Event Guide, 3 April.
2001
We Recommend - '15:1', 'The Gallery Channel', mailing list and web site, June.

Interviews
2013
Film Ireland's Steven Galvin interview about directing Breaking Ground.
In conversation with Marijose de Esteban from BFI about the making of Breaking Ground.
Audio recording of Cork Internation Film Festival post screening Q+A.

Awards
2014
Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland
2012
Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland.
2010
Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland.
2009
Elephant Trust Award, London.
Commissions Award, Arts Council of Ireland.
2008
3 months in Berlin, Artist Residency Award, Artquest and ACAVA.
2007
Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland.
2004
Professional Training and Development Award, Irish Arts Council.
2003
Cultural Relations Committee Grant, Dept. of Arts, Sport and Tourism, Ireland.
2002
Visual Arts Award, Artist's Fund, London Arts Board.
2001
London Arts Board Bursary.