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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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024, Hiraeth, The Old Lockup Gallery, Cromford

2023, Wonderland, Queen Street Gallery, Neath

2023, Spring: Resilience, Cardiff MADE, Cardiff

2023, Summer Exhibition, Queen Street Gallery, Neath

2023, Open Art Competition, Oriel CRiC, Crickhowell

2023, Open Exhibition, Queen Street Gallery, Neath

2022-2023, Aildanio: DAC Arts Prize, G39, Cardiff; Cynon Valley Museum, Aberdare; Galeri, Caernarfon; Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham; Oriel Davies, Newtown; Glyn Vivian, Swansea

2022, Open 2022, Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham

2022, Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting, Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil

2021-2022, Cerys Knighton | Glyn Brimacombe, Redhouse Cymru, Merthyr Tydfil

2021-2022, Agored 2021, Galeri, Caernarfon

​2021, Images of Research Exhibition, Doctoral Academy, Cardiff

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, Female Expression, Queen Street Gallery, Neath

2018-2019, The Sea, The Gate, Cardiff

Awards | Grants | Prizes:

2021, First Prize at Images of Research Exhibition, Doctoral Academy

2019, Disability Art Award, The Livery Company of Wales

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

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


2021, 'International Women's Day from the Perspective of Cerys Knighton: Under the Light of Covid 19', published in Portal o Invalidnosti

2020, 'Gaia and the Rotting Body', 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, 'Representing Bipolarity', Duke University, North Carolina


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

Workshops Designed and Delivered:

2022, Introduction to Pointillism, Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil

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


Selected Press Coverage

2024, Culture Colony: 'Aildanio Arts Prize'

2024, S4C: Y Sîn

2020, S4C: Prynhawn Da, 'Salwch Deubegwn a'r Cyfnod Clo'

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’

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: 'Cardiff exhibition raising awareness'

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

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

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