Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1979
Lives & works in Dublin, Ireland

Education

1999 – 2003 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting, Glasgow School of Art
1998 – 1999 Stillorgan Senior College, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

Current / Forthcoming Exhibitions

2019

Farbvision, Berlin (S)
Mary Mary, Glasgow (S)

2020

Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf (S)

Solo Exhibitions

2017

A House and Its Head, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

2015

shapes from life, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
light on a leaf, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Berlin

2014

There are all sorts of lives, Mary Mary, Glasgow

2013

The Sensitive Plant, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

2012

day wears, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

2011

nature had an inside, Mary Mary, Glasgow
Aleana Egan (At intervals, while turning), The Drawing Room, London

2009

Sunday Night, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Space for the man whose keys I rescued, Art Basel Statements, Basel

2008

War Atlas Yachting & Nautical Cuttings, Mary Mary, Glasgow
We sat down where we had sat before, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

2006

Mary Mary, Glasgow

2005

Doldrums, Mary Mary Project Space, Glasgow

2003

Assembly Gallery, Glasgow

2002

Collaborative work with John Egan, Assembly Gallery, Glasgow

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018

Pearl Blauvelt / Aleana Egan, Mary Mary, Glasgow
Dorothy Cross / Aleana Egan / Siobhán Hapaska / Isabel Nolan / Kathy Prendergast, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

2017

Sculptors’ Drawings, Alma Zevi, Venice
Curve of a hill like the curve of a green shoulder, Mary Mary, Glasgow
Intelligent Touch, Project Space Tilburg, The Netherlands

2016

Two Birds/One Stone, Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin

2015

Out there, thataway, CCA Derry-Londonderry, Derry
Contemporary Drawings, Kettles Yard, Cambridge (curated by Drawing Room)

2014

Dukkha, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Vestibule, outdoor work commission, Merrion Square, Dublin
Deep One Perfect Morning, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

2013

The Line of Beauty, The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Several Species of Small Furry Animals gathered Together in a cave and grooving with a Pict, Veneklasen/Werner, Berlin
Aleana Egan / Lucia Nogueira / Bojan Sarcevic, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh
Francesco Arena / Aleana Egan / Rudolf Polanszky, Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe
Drawing : Sculpture, The Drawing Room, London

2012

A Reader of Materials and a Writer of Forms, MOT International, Brussels
Drawing : Sculpture, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
All humans do, White Box, New York

2010

The Alchemy of Material, Landesmuseum Münster, Germany
Arrivals & Departures Europe, Mole Vavitelliana, Ancona
Leopards in the Temple, Sculpture Center, New York

2009

About Premises and Promises, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna
Jerwood Contemporary Painters, PSL (Project Space Leeds), Leeds
Green Light, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Jerwood Contemporary Painters 2009, Jerwood Space, London & touring Working Space, Dublin
Nina Canell / Aleana Egan / Marzena Nowak, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf

2008

Heavy Metal, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
Transformational Grammers, Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milan
abc – art berlin contemporary, Berlin (with Galerie Sandra Buergel)
Gracelands Festival, Ireland
5th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
Scala Paradisi, Schurmann, Berlin
Wilkommen to reality, Galerie Sandra Buergel, Berlin

2007

Eccentric Growth, Galerie Sandra Buergel, Berlin
Our affects fly out of the field of human reality, Galerie Sandra Buergel, Berlin

2005

Take it further (Part 2), Andrew Mummery Gallery, London (curated by Gyonata Bonvicini)
Flounder 2, Amsterdam

2004

Aleana Egan / Lee O’Connor, Mary Mary Project Space, Glasgow
GSS Gallery, Glasgow

2003

Royal Scottish Academy, City Arts Centre, Edinburgh

2002

Group Show, Mitte, Berlin

2001

Aleana Egan – Robert Hardy, Assembly Gallery, Glasgow