Mooney, Martin

  • Reference Code:IE/NIVAL AR/1264
  • First Name: Martin
  • Last Name: Mooney
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of Birth: 01/01/1960
  • Place of Birth: Belfast
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Area Of Practice:
    • Painting
  • Artwork Type Technique:
    • Oil Painting
    • Drawings
  • Abstract/Figurative: Abstract
  • Genre:
    • Landscape / Still Life.
  • Represented By: Solomon Gallery, Dublin
  • Size: 20+
  • Physical Location: Artist Files Collection
  • Public Collection:
    • Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
    • AIB (Allied Irish Banks).
    • Ulster Museum, Belfast.
    • Other

Other Info Source:

Artifact CD-ROM (1997) [database of contemporary Irish artists]

Awards

1982 Emily Lucy Boyce Travel Scholarship.
1985 Richard Ford Award, Royal Academy, London.

Bibliography

World of Hibernia, Donegal, Vol. I, no. 2, Autumn 1995

Education

1980 Ulster Polytechnic, Foundation Art Course.
1983 Brighton Polytechnic, BA (Hons.) Fine Art .
1983 Slade School of Art, UCL, Postgraduate course.

Conservation Required

remove staples, paper clips etc photocopy newspaper cuttings

Notes

Mooney is an academic landscape and still life painter. He draws inspiration from Donegal and Tuscany and is especially interested in architectural features and light. He lived in Spain for several years and is influenced by Spanish landscpe painting. Mooney has exhibited extensively and is represented in many public and private collections. File contains newspaper clippings, press releases and images of the artist's work.

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