Photograph by Angela Halliday: Rathlin (2016)

About Angela

Angela lives in Belfast with her husband Leo, daughter Emilia and Vincent (the cat). 


2011  PhD (Practice Based) University of Ulster, Belfast: Video Narratives and The Construction of the Female Subject. Thesis abstract

2005   Master of Fine Art with distinction, University of Ulster, Belfast.

2002   BA Hons Fine & Applied Arts, University of Ulster, Belfast.

Grants Awards Residencies

2013   Original Vision Prize– RUA – Adjudicated by Professor Paul Gough RWA

2018, 2013, 2012, 2009   Support for the Individual Artist Programme - ACNI

2010   Curfew Tower Artist’s Residency, Cushendall.

2005   Queen Street Studios Digital Residency, Belfast


Slavka Sverakova, review of Topographies: Smithfield, Belfast (2013) at

Flaudette May V. Datuin, ‘Uncommon Sense’, n. paradoxa, vol. 21, (2008), pp. 5-15, (p. 9).

Slavka Sverakova, ‘Felt Experience Project’, Circa, vol.119, (2007), pp. 92-94.

Work Held in Collection

2018 Manor House II purchased for private collection.

2010   Helen (the library was my great project), single channel video installation, (2009), collection of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

Selected Exhibitions

2019 Helen, (the library was my great project) in the Arts Council Northern Ireland Collection exhibition at Belfast Exposed, 25th Jan 2019 to 16th Mar 2019.

2017  Royal Ulster Academy 135th Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2016   Royal Ulster Academy 134th Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2016    Untitled for Belfast, film produced for a MAC Community project.

2014   Royal Ulster Academy 133rd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2014   Presently, group exhibition curated by Feargal O'Malley, Millennium Court Arts Centre.

2013   Royal Ulster Academy 132nd Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast

2011   Single Screen at the University of Ulster Gallery, Belfast.

2011   Notice, Curfew Tower Residency Exhibition at Catalyst Arts

2010   Solo exhibition at Ad Hoc Gallery, Kent Street, Belfast

2009   Solo exhibition at Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast.

2007   20th Instant Video Numériques et Poétiques, Marseille.

2007   Trauma Interrupted, The Cultural Centre of The Philippines, Manila.

2007   Felt Experience Project, Catalyst Arts, Belfast. (Curator)

2006   Sample, PS2 Gallery Belfast.

2006   Play Station 3x3, at PS2 Gallery, Belfast

2005   Offside Live II, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin.

2005   Art Trail, Soundworks, Cork


April 2016 Visiting lecturer, University of Ulster, Belfast.