The Martin Mooney Collection

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Martin Mooney was born in Belfast in 1960. He studied at the University of Ulster Faculty of Art and Design, Brighton Polytechnic College of Art and Design and the Slade School of Fine Art. He won many awards such as the Richard Ford Award and the George Campbell Memorial Grant. His work has been exhibited in Dublin, Belfast, London, Barcelona, Toronto and New York. Mooney travels a lot and the places he visits inspire him to paint. His still life's are produced from his imagination and are not real objects.

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.

Solo Exhibitions Include:
1988 Solomon Gallery, London.
On the Wall Gallery, Belfast.
1990 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
1991 Minerva Galleria D'Art, Barcelona.
1992 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
1993 Waterman Fine Art, London.
1994 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
Mitchell Gallery, Toronto.
1995 Waterman Fine Art, London.
1996 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
1997 Waterman Fine Art, London.
1998 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
1999 Waterman Fine Art, London.
2000 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
2002 Solomon Gallery, Dublin.
2003 Portland Gallery, Art London.
2004 Portland Gallery, London.
2005 Portland Gallery, International Art & Design Fair, New York.
2006 Portland Gallery, London.
2008 Portland Gallery, London.

Corporate Collections Include:
AIB Bank.
Arthur Cox & Co Solrs.
Arts Council Collection, Northern Ireland.
British Government Art Collection.
Citibank NA, Ireland.
Deacon Barclays, de Zoete, Wedd, Toronto.
Delta Airlines.
Doyle Hotel Group.
Durban Museum, South Africa.
Elan Corporation Ltd.
Glaxo plc, UK.
Goodbody Stockbrokers, Dublin.
Harvard University, USA.
Hotel Merrion, Dublin.
International Investment & Underwriting Ltd.
Irish Intercontinental BankMrs Norma Smurfit.
Jefferson Smurfit Group plc.
Kildare Hotel & Country Club, Ireland.
Marlfield House Hotel.
Paul Mellon Collection, USA.
RTZ Plc, UK.
Ulster Bank Group.
Waterford Wedgwood plc.
WH Smith, London.
Yale Center for British Art, USA.

Private Collections Include:
Mr. Dermot Desmond.
Mr. Vincent Ferguson.
Miranda, Countess of Iveagh.
Dr. & Mrs. AJF O'Reilly.
The Rt. Hon. Christopher Patten.
Dr. Michael Smurfit.