Solo Exhibitions

2021, In the Seam, Hearth Gallery, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff

2020, A Space to Roam, Plaza Gallery, Llandough Hospital, Cardiff

2019, Bipolarity, The Gate, Cardiff

2018, Drawing Bipolarity, Insole Court, Cardiff

Awards | Grants | Prizes:

2019, Disability Art Award, The Livery Company of Wales

2019, Student Development Funding, Arts and Humanities Research Council SWW-DTP

2019, People's Choice Award at Images of Research Exhibition, Doctoral Academy

2018-2021, PhD Research Grant, Arts and Humanities Research Council SWW-DTP


2020, Bipolar Disorder Awareness through Art, Royal College of Psychiatrists Wales

2020, Celf ar y Cyd Logo Commission, Arts Council of Wales

2018, Art and Wellbeing Notebook Commission, National Centre for Mental Health


2020, 'Gaia', published in Tabou Magazine: The Invisible Edition, 1

2019, 'On the Edge of Restoration', 'Lung', '"Bodily Restraint is Imperative"', 'Frontiers of Medical Treatment', 'Polarisaion', 'Gaia: Bipolar Psychosis and the Rotting Body', '"On the Treatment of Mania"', published in Question Journal: Frontiers, 3

2018, 'Growth', published in Lucent Dreaming, 1

International Research Papers:

2020, Duke University, North Carolina

Workshops Designed and Delivered:

2019-20, Pointillism and Wellbeing Workshops, The Gate Arts Centre, Cardiff

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021, Agored 2021, Galeri, Caernarfon

2021, Cerys Knighton | Glyn Brimacombe, Redhouse Cymru, Merthyr Tudfil

2019, Stigma, Pop Brixton, London

2019-2020, Trust, Disability Arts Cymru Touring Exhibition: Celf o Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells; Mostyn, Llandudno; Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil; Theatr Clwyd, Mold

2019, Encapsulate, John Percival Building, Cardiff

2019, Open Art Competition, Oriel CRiC Gallery, Crickhowell

2019, The Showcasing Researcher, Friary House, Cardiff

2019, Female Expression, Queen Street Gallery, Neath

2018-2019, The Sea, The Gate, Cardiff

​2018, Images of Research Exhibition, Doctoral Academy, Cardiff

2018-2019, On the Edge, Disability Arts Cymru Touring Exhibition: Celf o Gwmpas, Llandrindod Wells; Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil; Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy; Theatr Clwyd, Mold; Mostyn, Llandudno

2018, Summer Exhibition, Ardent Gallery, Brecon


Selected Press Coverage

2020, S4C Prynhawn Da, 'Salwch Deubegwn a'r Cyfnod Clo', [Trans. Bipolar and Lockdown]

2019, Wales Arts Review: 'Exhibition | Bipolarity'

2019, Radio Cardiff: Well Waves, ‘Bipolarity Exhibition’

2019, S4C: Heno, 'Arddangosfa Bipolarity'

2019, Buzz Magazine: 'Cerys Knighton: Bipolarity Exhibition', p. 62

2018, BBC: Online Feature, ‘World Mental Health Day'

2018, S4C: Prynhawn Da, 'Newid Byd'

2018, S4C: Heno, ‘Codi ymwybyddiaeth am Diwrnod Bipolar y Byd’, [Trans. Raising awareness for World Bipolar Day]

2018, Portal o Invalidnosti: ‘Cerys Knighton Artist Profile’

2018, Buzz Magazine: 'Cerys Knighton - Drawing Bipolarity Art Preview', p. 22

2018, Radio Cardiff: Cardiff this Week, ‘Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition’

2018, BBC: ‘Time to Talk Day Feature, Artist Cerys Knighton’

2018, BBC News: 'Bipolar artist's Cardiff exhibition raising awareness'

2018, BBC Radio Wales: Good Morning Wales, Drawing Bipolarity Exhibition

2018, The Western Mail: 'Drawing on Experience', pp. 26-27​