Solo Exhibitions

Trish Morrissey, Autofictions; Twenty Years of Photography and Film, Impressions Gallery, Bradford UK

Trish Morrissey, Autofictions; Twenty Years of Photography and Film, Photo Museum, Ireland 


Trish Morrissey, Autofictions; Twenty Years of Photography and Film at Serlachius Museum Gustaf, Finland,


Self Portrait with Two Snails at Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, England


Trish Morrissey: A Certain Slant of Light at Hestercombe Gallery, Somerset UK


Trish Morrissey: Photographs and Video at Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne Australia


Front, Impressions Gallery, Bradford


Elaine Levy Project, Bruxelles, Belgium


Seven Years, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA

New Works, (Impressions touring show) The Pump House Gallery, London

and Gallery of Photography, Dublin


New Works, Impressions Gallery, York

New Works, (Impressions touring show) Gardner Arts Centre, University of Sussex

Selected Group Exhibitions

Headstrong; women and empowerment at Centre for British Photography, London

Eye, Body at TJ Boulting Gallery, London


You can call it love, Photolux Festival, Lucca Italy

Opening the Gates, Photo Ireland Festival, Dublin


Changing Atmospheres with Fiona Hingston, Susie Olczak and Lucy Soni, at Hestercombe Gallery, Somerset, England

Landscape Portrait: Now and Then with Andy Warhol, Derek Jarman, Susan Derges, Gilbert and George at Hestercombe Gallery, Somerset, England


Face the Collections, with Bettina Von Zwehl at Bohuslans Museum, Udevalla, Sweden


NPG/Taylor Wessing Portrait prize at the National Portrait Gallery, London

Self:Image and Identity, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

Touching from a Distance, Gösta Serlachius Fine Art Foundation, Mänttä, Finland

Portraits from an Island, Goa International Festival of Photography, India

The World in London, OCT, Shenzen, China


Family Matters, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy


Making it up:Photographic Fictions, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Other Family Narratives, Visionas, Huesca, Spain

Modern Families: Relatives and Relationships in Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland


From Here to There: Subject Stagings Between Reality and Fiction, Austrian Cultural Forum, London

Hijacked at Perth Institute for Contemporary Arts, Australia and Quad, Derby, UK

The World in London Photographers’ Gallery off-site project, Oxford Street and Victoria Park, London


Alice in Wonderland, curated by Sheyi Bankale, Anna-Kaisa Rastenberger and Elina Heikka

LOGOMO, Turku, Finland


Update UK: Photography in Britain since 2000, Photomonth, Krakow, Poland

IDENTITÄT, Fotogalerie Wein, Austria


Elaine Levy Project, Bruxelles, Belgium


Claremorris Open, Ireland, selected by Lizzie Carey-Thomas, curator Tate Britain


Alone Together, F-Stop, Leipzig Festival of Photography, Germany

Group Show, Elaine Levy Project, Bruxelles, Belgium


Family Photos Two person show with Richard Billingham. Gallerie Photo du Pole Image Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France

EuropART, contemporary art from Europe, Billboard project, Vienna and Salzberg, curated by Walter Seidl and Ursula Maria Probst

Alone Together Galerie Nouvelles Images, Den Haag, Netherlands


ev +a, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland, selected by Dan Cameron, Curator New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York


EAST International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, selected by Neo Rauch and Gerd Lybke


Boundless at Fotofest, Naarden, The Netherlands, curated by Saskia Asser and Marga Rotteveel

Schweppes Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London


Critical Dictionary, Mirror Gallery, London, curated by Esther Windsor,

John Kobal ,10 Years, National Portrait Gallery, London

Awards, Grants, Commissions and Residencies, Events

Hestercombe Gallery Artist in Residence

Arts Council of England, Grants for the Arts


Residency at Gallery of the Bohusläns Museum in Uddevalla, Sweden


Residency at Gösta Serlachius Fine Art Foundation, Mänttä Finland


Nuit Des Images, Musee de l”Elysee, Lausanne, Switzerland

Celeste Prize Shortlist


Nominated for Musee de l”Elysee/Lacoste prize


Photographer’s Gallery, London, Olympic 2012 Portrait Project


Commission from Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Culture Ireland travel grant

Arts Council individual Grants for the Arts Award

The London Art Book Fair, Whitechapel Gallery


Bursary from The National Media Museum , Bradford

Artist in Residence, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia


Prospective Sites, European Union Public Art Commission, Billboard Project, Austria


Arts Council of England, Grants for the Arts

Southampton Solent University Centre for Advanced Scholarship in Art and Design Research Grant


Commission from Impressions Gallery, York

Arts Council of England, Grants for the Arts

Southampton Institute Centre for Advanced Scholarship in Art and Design, Research Grant

Selected Bibliography

Sarah Phillips ‘My Best Shot’ G2, Guardian Newspaper, January 24th 2013,

Sean O’Hagan The Observer, ‘The Ten Best Photographic Self-Portraits,’ March 23


Siún Hanrahan, ‘The Failed Realist’ in Source The Photographic Review, issue 21 Spring 2012 p35-41


Dan Rule, The Age, February 13th p20

Robert Nelson, The Age, February 24th, p16


Camilla Brown, Portfolio, Issue No.49

Pippa Oldfield, ‘Passing Strange: Familial Impostors in the work of Trish Morrissey’

in Front, published by Impressions Gallery.


Jany Bianco-Mula, Liberation, 18th July


Art on Paper, Photography Issue, Volume 10,no.3, Jan/Feb

Fredrique Fanchette, Liberation, France, 11th and 12th February


The New Yorker, (review) February 14 and 21, 2005

Vince Aletti, ‘Show World’ The Village Voice, (review) January 24th

Sarah Lookofsky, Flash Art, (review), March-April issue No. 241

Cristin Leach, The Sunday Times, Culture, (review), March 13

Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, (review), March 23rd

Billy Leahy, The Village, (review), March 12-18

Claudia Stein Photography Now (feature and cover) issue 2.05

Claire Flannery, CIRCA Art Magazine (online review)


Camilla Jackson, EASTInternational , Catalogue , edited by Lynda Morris

Anne McNeill, ‘Secrets and Lies’ in Seven Years,

Alistair O’Neill, Marmalade, (review) issue no.5

Edward Welch, ‘Family remade’ (review) in Source, issue no.40, Autumn 2004


Marijn van der Jagt,Vrij Nederland, August 2-9

Charlotte Cotton, Photoworks, issue 1


Alison Green, ‘Forum’, Camera Austria, issue 73


David Brittain, Depict, (review), December

Emma Reeves, Dazed and Confused, (review), December

‘The Broader Picture,’ Independent on Sunday Review, 19 November


Len Grant, The Big Issue, (review), Nov 5

Metro, (review), Nov 18


Trish Morrissey, Autofictions, Twenty Years of photography and Film by Kate Best, published by Parvs/Serlachius Museums, 2022

Another Country, British Documentary Photography since 1945 by Gerry Badger
Published by Thames and Hudson/Martin Parr Foundation, 2022

Making it up: Photographic Fictions by Marta Weiss, Victoria and Albert Museum/Thames and Hudson 2018

Madam and Eve; women portraying women by Kathleen Soriano Published by Laurence King, 2018

A Certain Slant of Light, published by Hestercombe Gallery and ICVL 2017

PYLOT magazine issue No.7 Autumn 2017

Exit Image and Culture The Beauty Issue, November 2012

Photography and Ireland by Justin Carville, published by Exposures 2012

Sleek Art and Fashion XX XY issue, Autumn 2011

L’Insensé, Issue no.8 British Photographers, 2011

Autofocus, The Self-Portrait in Contemporary Photography, by Susan Bright, Thames and Hudson, 2010

Cabinet, issue No.34, summer 2009

Portfolio, The catalogue of contemporary photography in Britain, Issue No. 49, Spring 2009

Front, published by Impressions Gallery, 2009

Vitamin Ph , Survey of International Contemporary Photography, Phaidon Press, 2006

EV+A, (Catalogue), Limerick City Art Gallery and Gandon Editions, Cork, 2005

The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Charlotte Cotton, Thames and Hudson 2005

EASTInternational Catalogue, Norwich School of Art and Design, Norwich, 2004

Seven Years, published by Impressions Gallery, 2004

Schweppes Portrait Award catalogue, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2003

Masquerade, ed. Kate Newton and Christine Rolph, Ffotogallery, Cardiff, 2003

John Kobal Award catalogue, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2002, 1999, 1998, 1994

Source, contemporary photography in Ireland and Britain, Issue 22, Spring 2000

Visionaire 29, published by Visionaire, New York, 1999

Double Vie, Double Vue, Foundation Cartier Pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, 1996


Martin Parr Foundation, England

Serlachius Fine Art Foundation, Finland

Museum of Fine Art, Houston, USA

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

Museum of Applied and Contemporary Arts, Vienna

The National Media Museum, Bradford, England

The Wilson Centre for Photography, London, England


Bath Spa University (Associate lecturer)

University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham (Associate Lecturer)

Central St Martins school of Art, London (Associate Lecturer)

Southampton Solent University, England (Associate Lecturer)

Camberwell College of Art, London (Visiting Lecturer)

London College of Communication (Vistiting Lecturer)

Brighton University (Visiting Lecturer)

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston USA (Visiting Lecturer)

Monash University, Melbourne Australia (Visiting Lecturer)

Plymouth University (Visiting Lecturer)

Manchester School of Art (Visiting Lecturer)