Patrick Colhoun is interviewed on BBC2 NI The Arts Show at 21 minutes in.

Link live here until 1st March 2017.


Re Patrick Colhoun's Solitary (Belfast) exhibition:

'Sometimes a Gimp Shield with coloured Corian mouthguard is just what the world of ceramics needs'. Patrick Colhoun in Belfast. December 2015. Link to article here.

Re Patrick Colhoun's Solitary (London) exhibition:

An exhibition of contemporary sculpture and mixed media by Patrick Colhoun. November 2015. Link to article here.


Re Patrick Colhoun's work in Origins exhibition:

Beautiful pictures of 'indigenous peoples unchanged for centuries' A review of Origins at Heist Gallery, London. March 2015. Link to article here.


Ear to the Grounds

'East Meets West as Twickenham Gets Streetwise'

'Sensual art hums beneath the exhibition’s surface. Patrick Colhoun’s ceramic Gimp Shield with coloured Corian mouthguard detail compliments Mark Woods’ delicate fetishes that are redolent of sadomasochistic sex toys. This motely crew of British artists most certainly possess an edge.'

October 2014. Link to article here.


ForM Sculpture Exhibition at Walled Garden

A review of ForM at Bangor Castle Walled Garden by Peter McCaughan of Culture NI.

Review here.


Worldwide Review, London April 2013

REID, ANGELA. 'REVIEW: GLUE EXHIBITION AT DOWN ARTS CENTRE' If you like the cutting-edge art scenes of London, Berlin and New York then this is the exhibition for you. Never has the Down Arts Centre seemed more contemporary or more relevant to the global dynamics of the art world. Review here.


Aesthetica Magazine Online 22 May 2012

DARBY, ANGELA. " Androgynous Aesthetics "

Patrick Colhoun's work is featured in the Warning! Gallery exhibition. Interview with curator Brendan Jamison here.


Whitehot Magazine New York, 20 June 2012

DARBY, ANGELA. "The Warning Project at The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast" Patrick Colhoun's work in Warning Gallery exhibition. Review here


Trebuchet Magazine Online June 2012


'An exhibition to create dialogue and duplicity'

Patrick Colhoun and Darren MacPherson's exhibitions in London and Belfast. Click here





PACK at Canvas

Patrick Colhoun's latest solo exhibition 'PACK' opens

at Canvas, Belfast on 31st August.


Did That Really Happen?

Dan Ferguson/Patrick Colhoun

Queen Street Studios, Belfast

6th October 2022.


Major London Exhibition

Patrick Colhoun involved in major two person exhibition at Ben Oakley Gallery, opening May 6th.

Details to follow.

Royal Society of Sculptors

In September 2021 Patrick Colhoun has been elected into the Royal Society of Sculptors.


Royal Ulster Academy

Patrick Colhoun's work will be included in the 140th Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum, opening 29th October 2021.


The Factory Project

Patrick Colhoun's work will be part of The Factory Project, a museum scale exhibition in London running in conjunction to Frieze Week 2021.


Bram Stoker Exhibition

Patrick Colhoun is one of 8 artists taking part in this new exhibition in Hamilton Gallery, Sligo opening 10th October. Details here.

A number of pieces of Patrick Colhoun's work have been purchased by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland for it's Permanent Collection.


Royal Ulster Academy 2018

Patrick Colhoun's work was part of the 137th Annual Exhibition of the Royal Ulster Academy at the Ulster Museum. Exhibition opened 19th October and ran until 6th January 2019.


Annka Kultys Gallery, London

Patrick Colhoun's work will be part of ‘Terms and Conditions May Apply:’ a group exhibition featuring 15 national and international artists at Annka Kultys Gallery, 472 Hackney Road | London E2 9EQ.

Opening Tuesday 7th August, from 6 - 8pm, the exhibition continues until the 18th August, open Wednesday - Saturday.


Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast

Patrick Colhoun's next solo exhibition will be at the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast in Autumn 2018. Details here.


Out of the Box...

Next up after the 'Contain:er' exhibition which took place in a shipping container park in South Belfast, in October 2017 Patrick Colhoun returns to a traditional white wall gallery situation to attempt to answer the question, 'What Holds You Together?. Details here.



‘Contain:er’ is an exhibition of contemporary sculpture opening June 2017. Patrick Colhoun takes over a double width shipping container as a pop up gallery in the new Bebox container park off Belfast’s Lisburn Road. The theme is certainly industrial and is so outside the box in terms of a traditional gallery situation.

Details here.


SOLO in 2017

Patrick Colhoun will undertake solo exhibitions in London (March) and Belfast (October) in 2017.

This will showcase a completely new body of work and follows on from the series of Solitary solo exhibitions in Belfast, Dublin and London in 2015. Details of the London exhibition here.


POMP in Peckham, 2016

From 27 - 28 February 2016, new collaborative exhibition POMP shows at Safehouse, bringing together the work of established and emerging artists each exercising a diverse and distinctive approach to contemporary art. The launch and private view will be held on Friday 26 February, 6 pm - 8 pm as part of the South London Art Map SLAM Fridays event. Link to event here.


Solitary x 3 in 2015

In 2015,Patrick Colhoun will undertake 3 solo exhibitions with brand new work. Starting at Framewerk Gallery in his hometown Belfast in May, the exhibition will change location to Gallery Zozimus in Dublin in September before being hosted by the Ben Oakley Gallery in London during November.


Interview with The Palette Pages

'There are times when art really hits you, strikes a part of you and seems to understand your subconscious and your aesthetic needs.  When I first saw the contemporary ceramic sculptures created by artist Patrick Colhoun I was stunned by their appeal.'

March 2014. Link to article here.


Global Launch of GLUE Touring Exhibition

GLUE, an international survey exhibition in contemporary trends in collage opened in Down Arts Centre before touring to three locations in the USA in 2014. Opening Night here.


Cork Street Open Exhibition Winter Show

Patrick Colhoun's work was selected for the Cork Street Open Exhibition Winter Show in London in January 2013. The exhibition was in support of Crisis. Pictures from Private View 17th January here.


Children in Need

The sculpture made by Patrick Colhoun live on BBC1's Out of the Blue was auctioned on the Children in Need auction site with ALL of the proceeds going to the charity.

The auction closed on18th November with the final bid of £620. Link to auction here.



Outside the White Cube, London

Patrick Colhoun at Outside the White Cube at The Bermondsey Project, London in aid of CRISIS and the Skylight Project. Pictures from the Private View here.



San Francisco

'Fleeting' a solo exhibition by Patrick Colhoun opens at Corugat Loft, San Francisco on 18th September 2023.


Beijing Exhibition

Patrick Colhoun’s work will be part of a touring exhibition opening in Beijing in June 2023. Details to follow.


Miniscule Venice

Patrick Colhoun’s work will be part of Miniscule, Venice, opening in May 2019.

The Private View of Miniscule Venice is 10th May at Fondemnenta Sant’Anna 996, Castello 30122 and continues until 21st July.

The exhibition runs in tandem with the 58th Venice Biennale as a collateral event.


International Ceramics Biennale Belgium

Patrick Colhoun's work, ‘Bondage Vessels’ forms part of the exhibition to mark the International Ceramics Biennale in Cultural Community Center, Den Breughel – Wespelaarsesteenweg 85 – 3150 Haacht, Belgium from 5th to 13th December 2015.



Patrick Colhoun is interviewed by Barcelona based art magazine NAU NUA.

January 2015. Link to article here.


Cluj International Ceramics Biennale Romania

Patrick Colhoun's video, ‘Burnt Out Car’ forms part of ‘Ceramic Process, the Art of Fire’, a series of documentary films at the Cluj Art Museum,

Cluj-Napoca, Romania as part of The 2nd edition

of the Cluj International Ceramics Biennale.

9 October-3 November 2015.


Snap to Grid, Los Angeles

Patrick Colhoun's work will be part the Snap to Grid exhibition at the Los Angeles Center for Digital Art from 12th December 2013. Link to work here.


Cluj International Ceramics Biennale Romania

Patrick Colhoun's work will be part of the first

International Ceramics Biennale in the Museum of Art, (Bannfy Palace), Cluj-Napoca, Romania from 9th October until November 3rd 2013.


GLUE in the USA

In February 2014, GLUE will tour to Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia and two other gallery locations in the USA.

Details to be confirmed.



Patrick Colhoun is a featured artist on the international contemporary art platfrom,

Anti-Utopias. 'Patrick Colhoun, Dark Matters'

Click here.


Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition

Galateea Gallery, Bucharest, Romania. Click here.


Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition

The Paintbrush Factory,Cluj, Romania. Click here.



F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge, Northern Ireland

Installation of Patrick Colhoun's work, 'Foundling' at the Home Grown exhibition, F.E. McWilliam Gallery, Banbridge in December 2011.


Crescent Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Patrick Colhoun talks about his ceramic and latex installation piece entitled 'Reckoning' at the Warning! Exhibition which featured work by Tracey Emin, Julian Opie, Andre Stitt and Brendan Jamison. Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast. July 2012.

Details of the Warning! exhibition here.