Solo Exhibitions

2021  >>Public Personas, Westport River Gallery, Westport, Connecticut, USA
2019  >>La Passion d'Edith Cavell, Cathédrale des Sts Michel et Gudule, Bruxelles, Belgium
2019  >>Head to Head, Waterford, Virginia, USA
2018  >>Noli Me Tangere, Waterford, Virginia, USA
2018  >>A Tragic Carmody, London, UK
2017  >>Mystery of the Message, Waterford, Virginia, USA
2017  >>Country Pursuits, Middleburg, Virginia, USA
2017  >>Holy City, A Pilgrimage of Sight, Washington, DC, USA
2016  >>Summer Solstice, Waterford, Virginia, USA
2015  >>Winter Solstice, Waterford, Virginia, USA
2015  >>The Passion of Edith Cavell, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, UK
2015  >>The Passion of Edith Cavell, Basilica of Koekelberg, Brussels, Belgium
2015  >>Summer Solstice, Waterford, Virginia, USA
2014  >>The Passion of Edith Cavell, Washington National Cathedral, Washington DC. USA
2014  >>St. Ives Cross, St Ives Church, St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
2014  >>Brian Whelan at Duvall’s Designs, Millwood, Virginia,USA
2013  >>From Here…To Epiphany, Mandell’s Gallery, Norwich, UK
2013  >>Brentwood Cross, Brentwood Cathedral, Brentwood, UK
2013  >>Holy City Collection, Arusha Art at The Church of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
2012  >>Mystery of the Message, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Sq. London,UK
2012  >>The Passion of St Edmund, St. Edmundsbury, Bury St. Edmunds, UK
2012  >>Brian Whelan - London Illuminated 2012, Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, Pall Mall, London, UK
2012  >>Brian Whelan - Un Peregrinaje para la Mirada, Club Financiero Atlántico, La Coruna, Spain
2012  >>Brian Whelan at Los Catolicos Parador, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2011  >>Brian Whelan at the Cathedral, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, UK
2011  >>Brian Whelan at St Martins, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
2010  >>Sacred Space, The Sacred Space Gallery, Notting Hill, London, UK
2010  >>Saints and Cities, St. Michael and All Saints, Barnes, London, UK
2010  >>Ciudad Santa, The Jose Lorenzo Gallery, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2009  >>Christmas Show (solo), Hospital Arts, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
2008  >>A Casket of Wonders, St. Edmundsbury Cathedral Gallery, Bury St. Edmunds, UK
2008  >>Spirited Tails, Crome Gallery, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
2008  >>Salvation – Damnation. St. Martin’s Window Gallery, London, UK
2007  >>Holy Ground. St. Edmundsbury Cathedral Cloister Gallery, Suffolk, UK
2007  >>Holy Ground. Crome Gallery, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
2007  >>Whelan at City Hall. At the invitation of the Mayor of London, Westnisbster, London, UK
2006  >>Pillar of Salt. St. Benedict’s, Abbey Ealing, London, UK
2005  >>The Feast Day of St. Edmund. St. Edmundsbury Cathedral Cloister Gallery, UK
2005  >>Red Roads Kampala. Golf Course Apartments, Kampala, Uganda
2005  >>The Myth of Return. Hammersmith Irish Arts Centre, London, UK
2004  >>We Three Kings. The Ellises, Stradbroke, Suffolk, UK
2004  >>The Miracle of the Holy House. Church of Reconciliation, Walsingham, Norfolk, UK
2003 >> The Holy House, Benedictine Arts and Study Centre Gallery, London, UK
2003  >>A Flag for the Irish Diaspora. Tricycle Theatre Gallery, Kilburn, London, UK
2002  >>From Eternity to Oblivion. The Irish Club, Eaton Square, London, UK
2001 >> Night Train. Limelight Gallery, Lewisham, London, UK
2001  >>Holy Orders. Hammersmith Irish Arts Centre, Hammersmith, London, UK
1987  >>The Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria, UK
1987  >>The Grundy Gallery, Blackpool, Lancashire, UK
1986  >>Vernon Gallery, Preston, Lancashire, UK
1985  >>Gallery Siau, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

“Whelan’s art rescues the rich treasury of Catholic iconography from the fog of syncretist, solipsistic thinking.”
Martin Boland, Dean of Brentwood Cathedral

“…a visionary painter…”
Meryl Doney, Curator for Wallspace All Hallows on the Wall

“Looking at a Whelan painting is like looking at a stained glass window, through the eyes of Bart Simpson.”
Writer and critic Steven Martin