Martin Mooney CV/Biography


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)


2003 Appointed official artist for HRH The Prince of Wales Royal Tour of Russia
2001 Appointed official artist for HRH The Prince of Wales Royal Tour of the Baltic States
1997 Completed ten large paintings for the Merrion Hotel, Dublin
1992 Adams Salesrooms Choice of Artist for Future Appreciation Award, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
1987 George Campbell Memorial Grant, Arts Council of Ireland, Arts of Northern Ireland and the Spanish Cultural Institute, Dublin
1985 Richard Ford Award, The Royal Academy, London
1983 Emily Lucy Boyce Travel Scholarship, Brighton Faculty of Art

 Solo Shows

2012 The Last Small Picture Show, Brecon Cathedral, Powys, Wales.
2011 Portland Gallery, London
2010 Ava Gallery, Clandeboye, Northern Ireland
2008 Portland Gallery, London
2007 James Adams, Dublin
2006 Portland Gallery, London
2005 AVA Gallery, Clandeboye
2005 Portland Gallery, International Art & Design Fair, New York
2004 Portland Gallery, London
2003 Portland Gallery, Art London
2002 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
2000 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1999 Waterman Fine Art, London
1998 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1997 Waterman Fine Art, London
1996 Solomon Gallery, Dublin
1995 Waterman Fine Art, London
1994 Mitchell Gallery, Toronto

Group show of HRH The Prince of Wales Tour Artists

2015 – Glenarm Castle, Glenarm, County Antrim
2015 – Nedra Matteucci Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2012 – Parvis Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2012 – Nedra Matteucci Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico


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

Corporate Collections

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
Merrion Hotel, Dublin
International Investment & Underwriting Ltd
Irish Intercontinental Bank
Mrs Norma Smurfit
Jefferson Smurfit Group plc
Kildare Hotel & Country Club, Ireland
Marlfield House Hotel
Paul Mellon Collection, USA
Ulster Bank Group
Waterford Wedgwood plc
WH Smith, London
Yale Center for British Art, USA

Private Collections Include:
HRH The Prince of Wales
Sir Anthony and Lady Chryss O’Reilly
The Rt Hon Christopher Patten
Dr Michael Smurfit
Mrs Norma Smurfit
Mr Dermot Desmond
Sir Gerry and Lady Robinson
Viscount and Viscountess Dunluce