Mexican artist Alfonso Monreal (born 1953) studied architecture at Guanajuato University before moving to Paris where he worked at Atelier 17 with renowned printmaker William Hayter. Monreal moved to Ireland in 1982. Since this time he has lectured at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, and the University of Ulster, Belfast. Monreal has received awards in both Mexico and Ireland and is an elected member of Aosdána. His work is included in the collections of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Ulster Museum, Belfast.
To ensure the health and safety of the public, IMMA’s galleries will be closed from the evening of Friday 18 September until Saturday 10 October 2020. The grounds of IMMA and the RHK will remain open. Thank you for your cooperation.