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Brian Magee

Born 1979, June 01 (Dublin)

Brian Magee is a lens based artist who works as a photography teacher with the CDETB. Whilst a photography student in DIT he was selected to exhibit work in the Bright Young Things exhibition (Gallery of Photography) and went on to appear as guest on the Late Late show in 1999 to show and discuss his work. At this time he worked as a freelance photographer and was particularly active around the Dublin music scene. Upon qualifying with first calss honours from DIT he was selected to attend Arles Festival and I had his degree show exhibited there. He was then offered a position as photography tutor in Colaiste Dhulaigh and works there currently. He has had work exhibited in EVA 2005 and had two solo shows Ard Bia (Galway) 2006 & Pale Space (Dublin) 2007. From 2007 he has continued to make work but has not exhibited, with his focus turned to raising a family (3 children). Magee trained and worked as a Psychotherapist after completing an Msc in Psychotherapy with UCD and is a fully accredited member of APPI. He has a particular interest in the unconscious act with a focus on transitional phases in life. His latest solo show exhibited in the Photo Ireland Festival focuses on separation and the relationship with ones mother.


Solo exhibitions

  • 2022, Annas Notes, PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin Castle 8th July to 25th Aug 1
  • 2006, Couch Series, Ard Bia, Galway, June 6th – July 23rd
  • 2006, Couch Series, Pale Space, Dublin, Oct 10th – Nov 15th

Group exhibitions

  • 1999, Bright Young Things, curated by Tanya Kiang, Gallery of Photography Dublin Ireland, June to September
  • 2005, EVA International, Limerick 2

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