Kevin Mooney is an Irish artist based in Sample-studios, Cork. Informed by mythology, history, and cultural migration, his work explores a speculative art history of the Irish diaspora. Recent exhibitions include Mutators, (solo) curated by Sarah Kelleher, MART Gallery, Dublin, 2022, (and also St Luke’s crypt, Cork 2022,) Pines Eye, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, 2020, EVA International, Limerick, 2018, The Law Is a White Dog, Tulca Festival, Galway, 2020, The Erlish Tide (solo), Excel Gallery, Tipperary, Fragments of San Borondon, Triskel Arts Centre, 2019, (Solo), Everything Is In Everything, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, 2019, Apparition, Sternview Gallery, 2018, (Solo), Seeing Things, Artbox Projects, Dublin, 2017,(Solo), Twilight Head Cult, Ormston House, Limerick, 2016, (Solo), What Is and What Might Be, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, 2015, Making Familiar, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, 2012, and Wave, Pallas Projects, 2014, (Solo).
Kevin graduated with an MFA from NCAD in 2012. Since then, he has received several Visual Arts Bursaries from the Arts Council. His work is held in various private and public collections in Ireland and abroad, including Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, the Arts Council of Ireland, the OPW, and Galway City Council. His solo exhibition, The Erlish Tide, the Excel Gallery, Tipperary, 2021, was supported by an Arts Council Commissions Award
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