Christine Simpson came to Ireland in 1989. Shortly after her arrival, she secured a position as a Photography Lecturer on both the BA (Hons) Design Communications and BA(Hons) Art at Waterford Institute of Technology. Christine is a practicing Artist and Curator. She has worked with following galleries: Lisa Sharpe Contemporary Art in Bloomsbury, London; Artbridge, Mayfair, London; Out of the Blue, Florida and Carrie Neeley in Belfast; Gormley’s Fine Art Belfast and Dublin and most recently the So Editions Art gallery, Dublin. She has been an invited Artist at the Royal Hibernian Academy and her work has been shown in Ireland, Spain, Great Britain and New York (which includes the United Nations Headquarters). She has received numerous awards including: The Waterford Crystal Arts Award; a Gold Award from Graphis,New York; the Silken Photography Award, Brussels; and was shortlisted in the top ten for the Sony World Photography Awards. Christine’s work is in many private collections and she regularly undertakes commissions for art pieces and commercial photographic illustrations.
An important aspect of Christine’s life is her Curatorial work, in which she has worked in close association with Magnum Photos New York and the charity, Chernobyl Children’s Project.
Christine has curated exhibitions in New York, Dublin, London and Siena, on differing social issues.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 Still, SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin 2
2022 Gormley’s Spring Group Exhibition
2021 RHA, Royal Hibernian Academy, Annual Exhibition
2021 Summer Show, Gormley’s Fine art, Dublin
2018 Scope Miami, 801 Ocean View, Miami Beach
2018 Belvedere Museum, Heerenveen, Netherlands
2017 RHA, Royal Hibernian Academy, Annual Exhibition
2015 Scope Art Fair, Miami Beach Florida
2015 I’MUSEE DU LOUVRE, PARIS (as part Exposure Award)
2015 Solo Show, ZOOM GALLERY, BRUSSELS
2015 LUMEN AT Art Hotel Amsterdam
2014 TRI SPACE GALLERY, BERMONDSEY, ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE, London
2014 LUMEN SHOW, ATHENS, GREECE
2014 ART BYTES, RIDDOCH GALLERY, AUSTRALIA
2014 SAATCHI ON SCREEN, SAATCHI GALLERY
2014 ‘SPRUNG’ SOHO ART HOUSE, NEW YORK.
2014 LUMEN PRIZE , POWYS, WALES.
2014 CHELSEA SCHOOL OF ART, TRIANGLE SPACE.
2014 THE SPACE, SAR, HONG KONG. (LUMEN)
2013 SCOPE ART FAIR, MIAMI BEACH.
2013 GALLERY 61, NEW YORK IT. (LUMEN)
2013 Somerset House, London. World Photo Awards. 2013
2013 Lisa Sharpe Contemporary Art, One Alfred Place Gallery, Bloomsbury, London 2
2011 Sol Art Gallery, Dublin
2010 Cork Street Gallery, Mayfair, London
2009 Digital Photo and Imaging Show, London
2004 Gora Gallery, New York
2001 United Nations Headquarters, New York
1998 Aer Rianta, Dublin Airport
1999 Special Photographer’s Gallery