Martin Mooney

Artists Biography

1960 Born Belfast, Northern Ireland.                            

1979-80 University of Ulster, Faculty of Art and Design

1980-83 Brighton Polytechnic College of Art and Design; BA Honours Fine Art

1983-85 University College London, The Slade School of Fine Art (Post Graduate)

Awards include:

1983 Emily Lucy Boyce Travel Scholarship, Brighton Faculty of Art

1985 Richard Ford Award, The Royal Academy, London

1987 George Campbell Memorial Grant, Arts Council of Ireland, Arts of Northern Ireland and the Spanish Cultural Institute, Dublin

1992 Adams Salesrooms Choice of Artist for Future Appreciation Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

1997 Completed ten large paintings for the Merrion Hotel, Dublin

2001 Appointed official artist for HRH The Prince of Wales Royal Tour of the Baltic States

2003 Appointed official artist for HRH The Prince of Wales Royal Tour of Russia

2017  Completed commission of 12 paintings for a house in Merrion Square.

Works in private collections in Ireland, United Kingdom, France, Guernsey, Spain, The Netherlands, Switzerland, USA, Canada, South Africa, Morocco, Australia and Hong Kong.