'Art in the Garden' 2019 at Russborough House and The Culloden Estate Belfast with Gormleys Fine Art; Belfast and Dublin IE,

'Cast' at The Wayne Institute Art Centre, Philadelphia, USA; Dec 8th - Jan 26th 2019

Hamilton Gallery Winter Exhibition Dec 8 - Jan 26th 2019, 6 works by 6 Invited Artists

FE Mc William Open 18, sculpture garden exhibition at the FE Mc William Gallery, Banbridge, NI 

Sculpture in Context 2018' @ National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, IE

'Cairde Open 2018' at the Model, Sligo IE

'Ebbs and Remnants', Solo Exhibition Alva Gallagher at the Catherine Hammond Gallery, West Cork, IE

RSMA Annual at the Mall Galleries London 2018, 16, 15, 14, 13

VA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition at Carton House Ireland 2016, 15

'Adaptations' at OPW Farmleigh Gallery Dublin, Ireland

Kildare Gallery at Carton House Ireland - Exhibition of Sculpture and Painting Novemebr 7th - Jan 2016

RSMA Annual Exhibition at Mall Galleries London, UK Opening October 14th until the 25th, 2015

Solomon Fine Art - 'Portfolio at Solomon' Exhibition 2015 - Solomon Gallery Dublin, Ireland

'Verling Fine Art' Inaugural Exhibition Winter 2014/15

'Vanishing Art' Exhibition of Outdoor Sculpture at Carton House Ireland

RSMA - Mall Galleries London

Residency Award - Cill Rialaig Artist Studios Kerry

'In the House' Select Exhibition at Castle Ward, Co. Down, N. Ireland

NLA Annual Exhibition 2014 – Dundalk Museum Ireland
Solo Exhibition – Alva Gallagher ‘Recent Works in Bronze & Crystal’ – the Gibson – Point Village, Dublin
‘CultureCRAFT’ London St. Gallery, Derry – City of Culture exhibition opened by President Michael D. Higgins
The Irish Sculpture Awards 2013 – The Millcove Gallery, Cork, Ireland
NLA Annual Exhibition 2013 – Group Exhibition at Dundalk Museum
The Mall Galleries London – ‘Royal Society of Marine Artists’Annual Exhibition
‘Engaging’ – Travers Gallery, Seattle, USA 2012
Áras an Uachtaráin – Invited to submit proposal for outdoor commission for President Mary McAleese
Sculpture Biennale 2012 – Kings Garden, Copenhagen 2012
Oisín Gallery Dublin – Year Round
‘Engaging with Glass’ 2011 – Solstice Gallery, Navan, Ireland traveling to Travers Gallery, Seattle in 2012
Farmleigh Gallery – OPW Phoenix Park, Dublin – Winter Group Exhibition of Applied Art
Saatchi Gallery, London – ‘CCoI – Irish Craft Portfolio’ Publication Launch at ‘Collect’ London
Sculpture Gardens, Castlecomer Estate Kilkenny Ireland
‘Art Below’ London – 1 of 14 International Artists selected to Exhibit throughout the London Underground
‘Pillar of Art’ exhibition Tokyo, Japan in 2009
‘Pillar of Art’ 16 Selected International Artists HOF 96 Gallery Berlin Mitte Germany 2009
La Galerie de la S.E.M.A Ave. Daumesnil, Paris Irish Contemporary Applied Art, Paris, France
Private Collection – Agip, The Hague, Holland
‘Is Mise Ireland’ 411 Gallery at the Central Academy of Fine Art Beijing, China
Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2008 – Winner of The Jim McNaughton/ TileStyle Bursary Award with The Beacon Medical Group, Dublin
Germany, ECB Frankfurt – Exhibition of Contemporary Irish Art, hosted by the European Central Bank – Major International Group Exhibition
Sculpture in Context – the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland
127th Royal Ulster Academy of Art – Exhibition at the historic Titanic Drawing Offices, Belfast
Bornholm, Denmark – Sept 08 Invited by The National Museum of Ireland to Represent Ireland in ‘European Glass Context’, a Major European Exhibition of Glass
Hallward and Millcove Galleries – Summer Exhibition Annually
The Claremorris Gallery, winter exhibition of new work – December 08
Hallward ‘Winter Collection’ November until Jan 08 The Hallward Gallery, Dublin
RUA 126th Annual Exhibition – Royal Ulster Academy of Art, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
RDS Annual Exhibition at The Dublin Horse Show – August 05, 07 and 09 RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
‘Margin’ at the OPW Gallery 51. St. Stephens Green, Dublin
Contemporary Irish Fine Art – King House Boyle, Boyle Arts Festival 07
‘Seomra’, Contemporary Irish Applied Art and Furniture, – June 07 Castle Yard, Kilkenny
Hallward Gallery Merrion Sq, Dublin. Summer Exhibition – June 07
The Tramyard Gallery Dalkey, Co. Dublin. ‘From Cobblestones to Carcasses’ – June 18th 07
Heal 07 The Naughton Gallery at Queens, Belfast, Summer 07
Gallagher received a major Award for work of distinction and excellence at ‘Heal’ 2007, Belfast
Gallagher chosen as the Sculptor for the Allianz Business to Arts Awards at the Mansion House, Dublin – President of Ireland Mrs. Mary McAleese presented Gallagher’s work at the black tie event
Gallagher was Nominated for the AIB Award 2007 Nominated by the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks
Farmleigh Gallery – Dublin ‘Art in State Buildings’ 1995 – 2005 OPW, Exhibition of Works from State Collection, Alva’s exhibited work was from the collection of the Secretary General – Dept of Education, Dublin
Flair 06 Kings Hall, Belfast, Alva Gallagher and Nigel G. Cheney Winter 2006
Large Corporate Commission – Beacon Hospital, Sandyford, Co. Dublin – 6ft Site Specific Bronze
The Naughton Gallery – Queens University, Belfast, Body of Work Exhibition April 2006
Stone Gallery – Pearse St. Dublin. November 17th 05 Winter Exhibition
BMW Kildare – Corporate Commission to commemorate 25yrs. BMW Collection
Tramyard Gallery Dalkey – Group show of Female Contemporary Irish Art 2005
Solo Exhibition, Cat and the Moon Gallery – Sligo, Sculpture and Print – February 19th 2005
Whichcraft Gallery Cows Lane, Templebar, Dublin. Exhibition of Sculpture, Nov 27th 04
The National Museum of Ireland – Collins Barracks, Purchased for permanent collection. ‘What’s In Store’ – National Collection.
OPW Percentage of Art scheme – Piece purchased by the Office of Public Works, St Stephens Green, Dublin. State Collection.
RDS Ballsbridge, Dublin The Dublin Horse Show, Group Exhibition 04
NCAD Degree Exhibition 2004 Sold out Opening Night
Pilchuck, Seattle, USA – Awarded the first Irish Partner Scholarship for the worlds most prestigious Glass School in the USA
Summer Exhibition 03 – Seattle, USA, Group Student Exhibition
Inspirational Awakening 2003 – Waterford City, Ireland. Student Exhibition.
Art-In-Envelope – Oct 04 Fine Print donated to raise funds for Marie Keating Foundation for Cancer Research
Murano – Italy 2003, Sculptural hot work
Macnas Ireland – National Street Theatre Art Group. Fisheries Field, Galway. St. Patrick’s Day Parade Float, Dublin, Ireland