Alison McDonnell (b. 1980, Ireland) |  +353 86 8018264


MFA in Photography, University of Ulster, 2014

Certificate in Photography and Digital Imaging, NCAD, 2011

MBS in Marketing, DCU, 2007


20th June - 25th June

Road to Equality Exhibition, Bank of Ireland, College Green, Dublin 2

6th June - 10th June 2016

Road to Equality Exhibition, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin

23rd May - 5th June 2016

Road to Equality exhibition hosted by the National LGBT Federation, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.

September 1st - 30th, 2015

SCOOP Foundation, Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin

September 10th - 30th 2015

Pride exhibited at Scoop Foundation at the Light House Cinema

September 10th - 25th 2015

Transpose exhibited at Foundation 15 Arts Festival, Tullamore

May 26th - August 9th 2015 

Transpose exhibited at RHA 185th Annual Exhibition 

May 2013 - August 2015

Transpose, Transgender Ireland and Denied currently being exhibited at Outhouse, 105 Capel street, Dublin 1

September 2014

Gallery of Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin - 6th to the 21st (opening on 11th at 6pm by Paul Seawright)

June 2014 

Ulster University, Belfast - 6th to the 21st 

March 2014

Transpose was selected for a group show with Yale and Ulster MFA students.  Opening by Martin Parr on the 13th March at Ulster University 

July 2013

Transpose and Transgender Ireland exhibited at The Complex C2 on Benburb street as part of the PhotoIreland Festival

June 2013

Transgender Ireland exhibited at Gotta Get it Out of my Head at Steambox Gallery

May 2013

Transpose exhibited at Belfast Exposed Gallery, Donegall Street

February 2013

'Transgender Ireland' exhibited at TENI's 'Equality and Identity' book launch - Wood Quay, Dublin City Council

September 2012

'Transgender Ireland' exhibited at the TGEU council at Dublin City University

July 2012

'Transgender Ireland' exhibited at group show 'Half Afraid to Think' by Burn In Company at the Complex as part of the PhotoIreland festival.

May 2012

'Transgender Ireland' exhibited at TENI's book launch 'Touching the Surface, Trans Voices inIreland' - Wood Quay, Dublin City Council

July 2011

'Denied' exhibited at PhotoIreland festival

July 2011

'Denied' exhibited at NCAD end of year show


September 2014

Transpose published in Studio Aad, Where We Are series of photobooks

June 2014

Transpose published in TENI's Stop Transphobia and Discrimination report.  

February 2014

Imagery published by Amnesty International in the landmark report:  The state decides who I am:  Lack of legal gender recognition for transgender people in Europe.

February 2013

'Transgender Ireland' image published in TENI's 'Equality and Identity' book.

May 2012

'Transgender Ireland' published in the book 'Touching the Surface, Trans Voices in Ireland' 

September 2011

'Denied' published in Source Graduate online

April 2005

Diageo Ireland published "Taxi Man" image in print/catalogue material.  Image used across global markets  (180 countries) 



Works held by private collectors across Europe

Imagery from Transgender Ireland is held by TENI at their office in Dublin, Ireland



Doug DuBois masterclass 4 days at Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, 2012

Using Format