Jim Vaughan Photography
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Born Roundstone, Co. Galway, 1966

Lecturer in Photography at The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway, Ireland.


M.A. Photography, The University of Wales, Newport , 2001
B.A. Hons Photography, West Surrey College of Art and Design, Farnham. 1996
B.E. University College Galway, 1988

Selected Exhibitions:

This time, this place, Clare Island 2007. A public art commission by Mayo County Council

Chance Encounter, The National University of Ireland, Galway. 2005. TULCA festival of visual art.

glance, Permanent outdoor photographic installation in Portumna, 2004. A public art commission by Galway County Council.

50 people, Starraic Gallery, Roundstone, Co. Galway. 2004

every 10 minutes, GMIT Cluain Mhuire Campus, 2003. Part of Galway Arts Festival

Island, Photographs commissioned by Galway Arts Centre as part of ‘Cuirt’
International Festival of Literature, Town Hall Theatre, Galway, 2003

The Model Arts and Niland Gallery, The Mall, Sligo, Ireland.
Photographic work by four contemporary Irish artists, 2003

The AIB Prize, The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin.
Final 4 shortlist, in this prize for emerging artists, 2002

Local News, The Galway Arts Centre, 2002

Le Jeune Photographie Irlandaise Le Centre Atlantic de la Photographie, Brest, France 2000. Work by 5 contemporary Irish Photographers

4 from Newport ,The Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, 2001

The Old Museum Arts Centre, Belfast. ‘Source’ commissioned work, 1999.

Portraiture and Identity ,The Gallery of Photography, Dublin., 1997

Travaux en cours Exterior’ Le recontre international de la photographie, Arles, France, 1996

Collections / Commissions

This time, this place. Commissioned by Mayo County Council under the ‘Percent for Art’ scheme 2006.

glance. Commissioned by Galway Council under the ‘Percent for Art’ scheme 2004.