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Born 1969 in Limerick, Ireland
Lives and works in London and Madrid


Selected Exhibitions


Objecting Reality, curated by Saša Bojogev, WOAW Gallery, Hong Kong.


Close Corners, Turps Gallery, London

Sseed, Sid Motion Gallery hosted by Sadie Coles HQ, London. (Solo)

Damien Meade, day.01 Gallery, Sydney (Solo).

CAR Gallery @ UMBERTO DI MARINO, Umberto Di Marino Gallery, Naples.


Damien Meade, Plus-One Gallery, Antwerp (Solo)

Kaleidoscope, Workplace Gallery, London.

Damien Meade, CAR Gallery, Bologna (Solo)


EX Roma, APT Gallery, London

Lost In TranslationPLUS-ONE Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium


Frenetic Standstill / Artissima Unplugged, GAM Museum, Turin (with CAR Gallery)

Come le lucciole, CAR Gallery, Bologna


Contemporanee/Contemporanei, works from the collection of AGI Verona, curated by Denis Isaia. Polo Santa Maria, University of Verona. (Catalogue)

Gorillas In Our Midst, MONA Museum, Tasmania, Australia. (Catalogue)

Damien Meade, CAR Gallery, Bologna, Italy (Solo) 
Not Dream of Islands, Palfrey, London 
June Mostra, British School at Rome, Italy 
Damien Meade, Peter Von Kant, London (Solo) 

Nature Morte, The Guildhall Art Gallery, London 
Nature Morte, The Four Domes Pavilion Museum of Contemporary Art, a branch of the National Museum in Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland

Some thing as a line, curated by Brian Fay, High Lanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland
Nature Morte, Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden
In This Soup We Swim, Kingsgate Project Space, London

The Abject Object, Wimbledon Space, London
Black Light, curated by Twelve Around One & Slate Projects, Everard Hotel, London

Damien Meade and Natasza Niedziolka, Sommer & Kohl Gallery, Berlin
London Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London (Catalogue)
Phantom Limb, PuntWG, Amsterdam
Insomniac, Singular Galerija, Pula, Croatia (Solo)
Nature Morte, Ha gamle prestegard, Norway
Sudo, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich (Solo)

Suspicion, Jerwood Space, London (Catalogue)
3 Years, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich
Summer Saloon, Lion & Lamb gallery, London.

Sitting with the Qualities of a Mountain, Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London
Damien Meade, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich (Solo)
Believing (in) objects, House Projects, Dalston, London
Beastly Hall, Hall Place, Bexley, Kent
Unknown Sitter, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
Chapter, Austin Forum, London
Shape Shifters - Jason Brinkerhoff, Michelle Carla Handel, Damien Meade, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
Unspecific Objects, Malgras|Naudet, Manchester and The Royal Standard, Liverpool

Have You Seen Dante?, Vitrine Gallery, London
The John Moores Painting Prize 2012, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. (Catalogue)
About Face, curated by Daniel Weinberg, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles
The Future Can Wait 2012, Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London. (Catalogue)
CAVE / Liverpool Biennial 2012, Baltic Creative Campus, Liverpool. (Catalogue)
The Smallest Composite Number, curated by Peter Ashton Jones, Standpoint Gallery, London
Damien Meade, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London (Solo)
SV12, selected by Mike Nelson and Jenni Lomax, Studio Voltaire, London
Reason Swings Its Bone, Pesthouse Editions, Amsterdam
The Perfect Nude, curated by Phillip Allen and Dan Coombs. Wimbledon space, Wimbledon College of Art, London, touring to Phoenix Gallery, Exeter, Charlie Smith Gallery, London

FROM LONDON, Art Nueve Gallery, Murcia, Spain. (Catalogue).

Be-Head, Andipa Gallery, London
Super Natural, curated by Dan Hays, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
SV10, selected by Jennifer Higgie and Rebecca Warren, Studio Voltaire, London



Kerlin Gallery, Dublin

Damien Meade, Jock Colville Hall, Kettles Yard fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge (Solo)


Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London


Damien Meade, Irish Arts Council, Dublin (Solo)





Gorillas In Our Midst, exhibition catalogue, MONA Museum, Tasmania, Australia.

Contemporanee/Contemporanei, works from the collection of AGI Verona, curated by Denis Isaia., exhibition catalogue, Polo Santa Maria, University of Verona. 

The London Open, exhibition catalogue, texts by Daniel F.Herrmann and Poppy Bowers, Whitechapel Gallery, London

Suspicion, exhibition catalogue, with texts by Dan Coombs and Sean Ashton, Jerwood Space, London

Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition, by Michael Petry. Thames & Hudson

The John Moores Painting Prize 2012, exhibition catalogue, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
Damien Meade: A History of Fear, by Geraint Evans, Turps Banana Magazine, Issue 11, May 2012

FROM LONDON, exhibition catalogue, text by Martin Herbert, Art Nueve Gallery, Murcia



The Abbey Fellowship in Painting, The British School at Rome, Italy.

Kettle's Yard Artist Fellowship, Churchill College, Cambridge University.

Irish Arts Council Travel Award
Irish Arts Council Artist Bursary



1993 - MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, London

1991 - BA Fine Art, DIT, Dublin.

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