Kathy Prendergast (b. 1958, Dublin) lives and works in London. Studied BA Fine Art at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin (1976-1983); and MA Fine Art at Royal College of Art, London (1983-1986). Awards include The David and Yuko Juda Art Foundation Award (2018); and The Bryan Robertson Trust Award (2017). Prendergast won the Best Young Artist Award at the Venice Biennale for her work City Drawings (1995). Select solo exhibitions include Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, Köln, Dublin (2019); Black Maps, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2016); Atlas, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (2016); Atlas - a reverie, The European Commission, London (2016); OR, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork (2015); Black Map Series, PEER, London (2010); Dream of Discipline, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2006); The End and the Beginning, IMMA, Dublin (2000); and Art Now, Tate Britain, London (1997). Select group exhibitions include The Freud Project: The Ethics of Scrutiny, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (2018); A Slice through the World, Modern Art Oxford, and Drawing Room, London (2018); Islands, Constellations and Galapagos, Yokohama Triennale 2017, Yokohama (2017); The Lie of the Land, Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Swindon (2017); 187th Annual Exhibition, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin (2017); Bristle: Hair and Hegemony, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda (2017); Somewhat Abstract, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (2014); Into the Light: The Arts Council – 60 Years Supporting the Arts, The Model, Sligo (2012); and With an Apple I Will Astonish, Large Glass, London (2012). Her work is held in public collections including Tate, London; United Kingdom Government Collection; the Arts Council of Great Britain, London; the Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin; the Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo; the Santa Barbara University Museum, Santa Barbara; the Contemporary Museum, Honolulu; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville; and Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin.
Last updated: 02.02.2019