Kathy Tynan
Born 1984, lives and works in Dublin.


2011        MA Art in the Contemporary World, National College of Art and Design

2008        BA Painting, National College of Art and Design


Selected Solo and Two-Person

2018         Traversées du Marais, Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris

2017          Atonal Supersound, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

2016          Hands Laid On w/Aileen Murphy, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

2014          The Sky Is All Changed, Hendrons Collider, Dublin

Selected Group

2018    Island Life, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo

                   Trophy Hunters, Dada Post, Berlin

                   Island Life, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

                   RHA Annual Exhibition (invited artist), Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

                   Hermione, Alexandra College, Dublin

2017  Constellations, Kuvataide Academia, Helsinki

                   Many Worlds, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

                   Postcard Show, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Co. Cork

2016 There Are Little Kingdoms, Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow

                   Pallas Auction, City Assembly House, Dublin

2015 The Future is Self-Organised, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick

                   Buff, SÍM, Reykjavik, Iceland

                   What Is and What Might Be, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

                   Panorama, Pallas Projects, Dublin

2014 Periodical Review No.3, Pallas Projects, Dublin

2013 First Awake Moment, Pallas Projects, Dublin


2018 IMMA, workshop with Transition Year students

                  Island Life, panelist, Custom House Gallery, Westport

                 Competitive Tension, panelist, Green on Red, Dublin

                  Together for Yes Fundraiser, Talk, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

                  Urban Landscape Painting, workshop for young people, RHA, Dublin

                  Mason Hayes & Curran Schools Project, workshop, Dublin

                  RHA & Loretto on the Green workshop Dublin

                  Weekly painting classes for old folks (ongoing since 2016), Dublin              

2017 Painting As Material, lecture, RHA, Dublin

           Lectures at King's Hospital secondary school, Dublin

2016 Hands Laid On, lecture and studio visits to MFA Students, NCAD, Dublin

            There Are Little Kingdoms, artist talk, Mermaid Arts Centre, Wicklow    

            Serious Moonlight, panel discussion, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

            Radio Interview, Lyric FM, Dublin

             After school art classes, Oct-June, Griffith Barracks Educate Together, Dublin

2015  There’s A Ghost In My House, lecture, NCAD, Dublin

            What Is And What Might Be, lecture, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

             Drawing workshop for children, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda

2012   Autumn Discussion Series, co-ordinator & facilitator, Douglas Hyde Gallery

2011-2014 Aesthetics Research Group, member, GradCAM


2019 Sirius Arts Centre, Cork

2019 Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

2018  Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2018 Travel & Training Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2018 Visual Arts Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland

2016/17 Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin

2015 SÍM, Reykjavik, Iceland



2018 Proud & Strong All Day Long, Artist Book published by Kevin Kavanagh Dublin

2017 Atonal Supersound, Gemma Tipton, The Irish Times

2016 The Trouble With Being Bored, Rebecca O'Dwyer, Fallow Media

           What Lies Beneath: All of Old,  Niall MacMonagle, Sunday Independent

           Hands Laid On, review, Aidan Wall, Totally Dublin         

           Glasgow, written for Response to a Request (Rebecca O'Dwyer)

2015 What Is and What Might Be review, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times  


Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Office of Public Works, Private Collections in Ireland, Europe & USA