Níamh Donnelly is a photographer based between Melbourne, Australia and Wakefield, England. 

Níamh utilises photography to explore ideas around representation and storytelling. Her work is largely influenced both by her Irish heritage, and her experiences of being female. 

She launched and works out of a shared studio as founding member of The Merrie Collective.

She is also assistant editor at The Pupil Sphere, and a tutor and member of The Art House Darkroom.


DITTO, a site specific installation at The Tetley, Leeds. Work made within a collaborative project led by Michelle Duxbury alongside MeshDance and Michael Godsall (Mar 23)

Reframing, Reclaiming. A group show at The Art House, Wakefield, following a mentorship programme with Hannah Starkey and The Hepworth Wakefield. Other exhibiting artists include Amy D’Argone, Caitlin Hall, Emily Ryalls, H.Feather, Joanne Coates and Sally Barton (Feb 23)

In Earnest, a group show at The Photo Parlour, Nottingham alongside Katie Kinzett and Nicholas Fisher (Nov 21)

‘this too shall pass’ a pop up exhibition at Merrie Studios, The Ridings Centre, Wakefield and Unit 43, The Ridings Centre, Wakefield (Sept 20)

The Mother, co-curator and group show exhibitor at Merrie Studios, The Ridings Centre (Apr 21)

Together and Apart, assistant curator and exhibitor as part of The Merrie Collective at WX, Wakefield (Jun 21)

Parallax, Nottingham Trent University online degree show (Jun 20)

Free Range Shows, Truman Brewery, London (Jun 19)

Off Centre, Nottingham Photography Festival (Nov 19)


Mentoring from Hannah Starkey, courtesy of The Hepworth Wakefield and The Art House (Feb 22 - Feb 23)

Member of Wakefield's Public Art Steering Group (Oct 21 - ongoing)

Redeye Graduate Scheme (Sept 20)

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