david o'mara


David O’Mara is an Irish artist based in London.

A graduate of both WIT and NCAD where he studied Sculpture and Art History, he currently lives and works in London. He has won awards and participated in exhibitions in Ireland and the UK.




2012, Amps annual members show, Photofusion Brixton London.

2012, Publications, TIFF International Photography Festival, Poland.

2012, Photo Book and Zine Collection 2012, Gallery Tanto Tempo, Kobe, Japan.

2012, BPB and Photobook Show, Brighton Photo Biennale, Brighton.

2012, Gazette, Minz Gallery, Leipzig, Germany.

2012, Photobooks Show C, Brighton.

2006, Days of Nothing, LichtAffen Gallery, London

2004, Birds, group show, Sligo Art Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building Sligo

2004, Next Level/Audi Photography Award Show, 174-175 Piccadily, London

2004, Pilot:1, International Art Forum, Old Limehouse Town Hall, London

2004, Days of Nothing, Eigse, St Patrick’s College, Carlow

2004, Days of Nothing, First National Solo Award, Sligo Art Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building, Sligo

2003, The National Gallery, Goethe Institut Inter Nationes, Dublin

2002, London Biennale, 5 Outdoor Posters, Hackney Road, London

2001, ev+a 2001 (expanded), Billboard Project, Limerick

2001, Source Exhibition, Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast

2000, Crawford Open Exhibition 2000, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork

2000, Precinct, Pallas Studios, Dublin

2000, Ncad Degree Graduate Show, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

1999, ev+a 1999 (Reduced), Limerick City Art Gallery, Limerick

1999, 2000oC Pre-Graduate Show, Public Offices, Dublin

1997, Barriers, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford


Commissions and Awards

2004, First National Solo Award, Sligo Art Gallery

2001, ev+a 2001 (expanded), Artists Award

2001, Irish Arts Council Materials Award

2000–2001, opw Farmleigh Building Photographic Commission, Irish State Collection



2013, Detritus, self published magazine, issue three.

2012, Under The Influence magazine, issue 11.

2012, Detritus, self published magazine, issue two.

2012, Detritus, self published magazine, issue one.

2011, Erfahrung, limited edition self published book, London

2010, Redacted, self-published book, London.

2009, 56 Parfett Street, self-published book, London

2008, Days of Nothing, self-published book, London

2007, Source, magazine,

2004, Next Level, magazine

2000, Art:Pack, a unique deck of playing cards created by 54 visual artist

2000, Source, magazine, winter issue