Born in Belfast, 1971.Lives and works in London, UK: Solo Exhibitions 2011Hannah Starkey: Twenty-Nine Pictures, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, CoventryOrmeau Baths Gallery, Belfast2010Forum für Fotografie, CologneMaureen Paley, LondonHannah Starkey: Church of Light Altarpiece, St. Catherine's Church, Frankfurt, Germany, Art commission from the German Protestant Church2009Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York2007Maureen Paley, London2006Tanya Bonakdar Gallery , New York2004Maureen Paley Interim Art, London2002Monica De Cardenas, MilanoMaureen Paley, Interim Art, London2000Irish Museum of Modern Art, DublinMaureen Paley Interim Art, LondonProgetto, Castello di Rivoli, Turin1999Nederlands Foto Instituut, RotterdamCornerhouse, ManchesterGalleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples1998Maureen Paley, Interim Art, London1995Hannah Starkey, Scottish Homes, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh

Group Exhibitions 2011Photography I - Snapshots of a Generation, Wentrup Gallery, BerlinNothing In The World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, MargateSeoul Photo Festival, Seoul2009With You I Want to Live: Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Collection, Museum of Art, Fort LauderdaleFormat09, International Photography Festival, Derby2008-2009Seeing the Light, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New YorkM25: Around London, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Curated by Barry Schwabsky2007Somenthing that I'll never really see, Contemporary Photography from the V.&A. Museum, SainsburyCenter for Visual Art, NorwichVisual Dialogues, Manchester Art Gallery, ManchesterBetween Today and Yesterday, Turnpike Gallery, Wigan2006Jugen von Heute/Youth of Today, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, FrankfurtThe Portrait: Full Face and Profile, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston2005Motor Blues*, Museum der bildenden Kunste LeipzigLisboa Photo 2005, LisboaBerlin Photography Festival2003Take five! Huls Marseille turns five, Huls Marseille, AmsterdamLandscape, Saatchi Gallery, LondonTelling Tales: Narrative Impulses in Recent Art, Tate Gallery LiverpoolNo World Without You, Reflections of Identity in New British Art, Herzlya Museum of Art, Tel Aviv2001Instant City, Museo Pecci, Prato, ItalyCitibank Private Bank Photography Prize, The Photographers' Gallery, LondonExtended Painting, Monica De Cardenas, Milano2000Suspendidos, Centro de Fotografía, Universidad de Salamanca, SpainImago, Universidad de Salamanca, SpainGive and Take: The Contemporary Art Society at the Jerwood, Jerwood Space, London1999Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, BrusselsClues, Monte Video, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam3rd International Tokyo Photo Bienale, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan1998Silver & Syrup: A Selection from the History of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, LondonRemix: Images Photographiques, Musée des Beaux-Arts, NantesLook at me, Kunsthal Rotterdam, The British Council Touring ExhibitionReal Life, Galleria SALES, RomeSightings, New Photographic Art, I.C.A., LondonShine, Photo '98, National Museum of Film and Photography, BradfordModern Narratives: The domestic and the social, Artsway, London1997John Kobal Foundation, National Portrait Gallery, London Awards 2002The St, JamesGroup Ltd Photography Prize2000The Arts Foundation 10th Anniversary Awards1999Award for Excellence, 3rd International Tokyo Photo Bienalle, Tokyo1997The Photographers Gallery AwardVogue Conde Nast AwardThe Sunday Times AwardDeloitte and Touche Fine Art AwardJohn Kobal Portrait Award1995National Housing Body for Scotland Commissions 2003Ballantyne Commission, Milano20001st Commission, Level 1 Bookstore, Tate Modern, London1998The National Museum of Photography, Film and Television1995Scottish Homes, National Housing Agency for Scotland