1995-98 The Royal Academy Schools, London
1989-92 BA (Hons) Fine Art University of Ulster
1988-89 Art & Design, University of Ulster

Solo Exhibitions
2022 Catherine McWilliams | Simon McWilliams : Root and Branch , Golden Thread Gallery, Project Space 20th August - 15thOctober 2022
2021 Forest Ether
2014 "Abstract Armature", Naughton Gallery, Belfast
2014 Solo Show; Works on Paper, Belfast Print Workshop
2012 Skotia Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2010 Skotia Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2006 John Martin Gallery, London "Belfast paintings"
2001 Art Space Gallery, Michael Richardson Contemporary Art, London
2000 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1995 Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
1993 Cavehill Gallery, Belfast

Group Exhibitions
2022 Gormleys Fine Art , Christmas Group Exhibition
2022 Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum
2022 Golden Thread Gallery, Simon & Catherine McWilliams & Betty McCord
2021 Gormleys Fine Art Christmas show
2021 Portrait of Northern Ireland: Neither an Elegy nor a Manifesto, Golden Thread Gallery, October 9th
2021 140th Royal Ulster Academy, Ultster Museum, Belfast
2020 139th Royal Ulster Academy, Ulster Museum, Belfast
2019 Christmas Exhibition, Gormleys Fine Art, Dublin, Belfast
2019 Gormleys fine Art, Vue Art Fair, Dublin RHA
2019 Boyle Arts Festival "Legacy" , Roscommon.
2018 - 2019 Royal Ulster Academy, Ulster Museum Belfast
2018 Royal Hibernian Academy 188th Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery
2017 Royal Ulster Academy, Ulster Museum
2017 London Art Fair 2017 with Gormleys Fine Art
2016- 2017 Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum.
2016 Former Winners exhibition Discerning Eye, Triforium Temple Church London.
2016 Royal Hibernian Academy 186th Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2016 London Art Fair 2016
2015 "Images of Ulster" , Seacourt, Belfast and Derry Print Workshops, Strule Arts Centre and Cló Ceardlann na Gcnoc
2015 Boyle Arts Festival, July 2015, Roscommon
2015 invited Artist, 185th Royal Hibernian Aacdemy, Annual. Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin
2015 27th London Art Fair. 20th - 25th January
2014 Royal Ulster Academy 133rd Exhibition , Ulster Museum - until 4th Jan 2015
2014 184th Royal Hibernian Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2013 VUE: National Contemporary Art Fair, RHA in Dublin 31st October 2013 - 3rd November
2013 Royal Ulster Academy 132nd annual , 2013, Ulster museum
2013 Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin
2012 Cavehill Gallery, Christmas Show, Belfast
2012 N.I. Printmakers, Lessedra Gallery ,Sofia, Bulgaria
2012 Factory Place Open Studios, Skotia Gallery Loft, 1308 Factory Place, Los Angeles, California 90013
2012 Sea of Exchange: Ireland - Los Angeles. LA Print Space, Los Angeles Irish Film Festival.
2012 Royal Hibernian Academy 182nd Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2012 Veneris XIII, Skotia Gallery, California
2012 Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London
2011 Contemporary Art in Northern Ireland, The Arts Council NI, Stormont Castle
2011 Cavehill Gallery, Christmas Show, Belfast
2011 Skotia Gallery Group Show, LA
2011 1st Brooklyn Art Project Quarterly
2011 Skotia Gallery, Los Angeles Art Fair, LA
2010 129th Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition , The Ulster Museum.
2010 Crow Moon Grand Re-Opening, Skotia Gallery, Santa Fe.
2009 Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Belfast
2009 Boyle Arts Festival, Roscommon
2009 179th Royal Hibernian Academy Exhibition, Dublin
2009 The Ava Gallery, The World in Black and White
2009 Ava Gallery, New Year Works
2009 Joan Lukas Rothenberg Gallery, New York
2008 Cavehill Gallery, Christmas Show
2008 Wexford Festival, Johnstone Castle
2008 The Invisible Collection, Ava Gallery
2008 Boyle Arts Festival 2008
2008 Inishlacken: A Place Apart, Galway Arts Centre and touring
2007 Fenton Gallery, December Group Show, Cork
2007 The UTV collection:a Fresh Look, Highlanes Gallery
2007 Cavehill Gallery Group Show
2007 Double Elephant, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
2007 Modern & Contemporary Irish Art, Sothebys London
2007 Royal Ulster Academy, Ormeau Baths Gallery,Belfast
2007 Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition Dublin
2007 New Art from Northern Ireland. Katzen Arts center, Washington. USA
2007 Recent Acquisitions, Queens University Collection, Naughton Gallery Belfast
2007 Glasgow Ar Fair
2007 Wexford Opera Festival Exhibition, EPA Headquarters Wexford
2006 Fenton Gallery, Cork,
2006 The Discerning Eye, The Mall, London
2006 Wexford Festival Exhibition hosted by Joan Lambert, Johnstown Castle, Wexford
2006 Sothebys Post War and Contemporary Irish Art, RHA Dublin & Sothebys, Bond Street, London
2006 "Reflections" Joint Government Exhibition, Touring
2006 Solomon Gallery
2006 "Collectors Collections" Ormeau Baths Gallery Belfast
2006 Boyle Arts Festival, Roscommon
2005 Royal Ulster Academy, Ulster Museum
2005 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2005 Royal Hibernian Academy 175th Annual Show, Dublin Invited Artist
2004 Fenton Gallery, Cork
2004 Invited Artist Royal Hibernian Academy
2004 The Hunting Art Prizes 2004 Royal College of Art, London
2003 Lexmark European Art Prize Finalists exhibition
2003 The Hunting Art Prizes, Royal College of Art, London
2002, 2001, 2000, Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition, Ulster Museum Belfast
2002, 2000 Royal Hibernian Academy Exhibition, Dublin
2001 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2001 AIB art collection at the Ulster Museum
1999 Klinginmuseum, “Light in Art”, Solingen, Germany
1999 Art Space Gallery, “Four young Painters”, London
1999 Royal Hibernian Academy, 169th Exhibition, Invited Artist, Dublin
1999 The Hunting Art Prizes, Royal College of Art, London
1999 Long & Ryle Gallery. London
1999 The Royal Overseas League, London
1998 Royal Academy Schools, London
1998 Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, London
1997 Sackler Galleries, Premiums exhibition Royal Academy of Arts, London
1997 National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
1997,96 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy London

2022 Perpetual Gold Medal, sponsored by NIAVAC , Royal Ulster Academy
2021 Vice President of Royal Ulster Academy
2020 ACNI grant
2016 Paul Henry Landscape Prize, Royal Ulster Academy
2013 INPA International Painting Annual V3, Finalist, Manifest Gallery, Ohio
2012 Culture Ireland Grant
2012 British Council
2012 Arts Council of Northern Ireland
2010 Irish News Award, Royal Ulster Academy
2009 Academy Award, Royal Ulster Academy
2009 Perpetual Gold Medal and Conor Cafe prize, Royal Ulster Academy
2009 FringeMK Annual Painting Prize Finalist
2007 Celeste Art Prize Shortlisted Artist
2006 Discerning Eye London, Regional Prize
2006 Elected Royal Ulster Academician
2005 Mills Selig Award
2002 Major Individual award, (Arts Council of NI)
2010 (,01,00,99,94,93) Arts Council of NI Visual Arts Bursaries
1999 Silver Medal, Royal Ulster Academy
1999 Abbey Stained Glass Studio Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
1999 Hunting Art Prizes, Gallery Award, London
1998 Arts Council of Ireland, Equipment Grant.
1998 Elizabeth Fitzpatrick Bursary, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
1998 Nicholas & Andre Tooth Travel Award, London
1998 Gilchrist Fisher Award, London
1997 British Institute award for Painting, London
1997 John Compton award Royal Academy, London
1996 The Guinness Award, Royal Academy Summer Show, London
1996 "Belfast ’91" Award
1994 Northern Ireland Arts Club Award
1992 Belfast Young Contemporaries, prize-winner, One Oxford Street Gallery
1992 Thomas Dammann Junior Travel Award, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Print Exhibitions
2009 University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, Durham, New Hampshire
2009 Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
2008 Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Massachusetts
2008 Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
2007 Martha Street Studios, Winnipeg, Canada
2007 Rediscover Ireland, Washington, USA
2006 Gordon Gallery, Derry
2006 Clotworthy Arts Centre, Antrim
2007 Graphic Print Studio, Dublin
2007 Droigheda Arts Centre, Drogheda
1997 National Print Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
2005Impact Printmaking conference,Berlin/Poznan
2007 Glasgow art Fair

ESB Ireland, Coolkeeragh Power Station
Bank of Ireland Limited edition Prints
Eirgrid, Ireland

The Ulster Museum, Belfast
Queens University Belfast
University of Ulster Permanent Collection
Boyle Civic Collection
Northern Ireland Civil Service/ Government Art Collection
Office of Public Works, Ireland
Department of Finance, Northern Ireland
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Allied Irish Banks (Dublin)
Bank of Ireland
Permanent TSB (Dublin)
Guinness PLC (London),
Centrum Kunstlicht in de Kunst (Eindhoven),
Construction Employers Federation NI
National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, Limerick
Ulster Television PLC, Belfast
The Haverty Trust, Ireland
UNISON for Northern Ireland
AXA Insurance
The Mater Hospital
Robinson McIlwaine Architectural Practice
Brian O Halloran & Associates Architects
McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors, Dublin
Brian O Donnell & Partners, Dublin
Parker Green International
The Bar Library, Belfast
Eirgrid, Ireland
ESB, Ireland
Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland