Peter Prendergast

Arts Management


Peter is an arts manager and designer based in Dublin, Ireland. He is networked with directorship, curatorial, design, residency management, production and financial management experience. He holds an M.Phil in Art History from Trinity College Dublin and a Degree in Design & from IADT. He was co-founder and director of the Monster Truck Gallery & Studios, a Dublin-based gallery and studio that produced in excess of 30 curated exhibitions and facilitated numerous artists at its studio facility. The organisation was steered from a small collective into a significant player within Ireland’s cultural sector and expedited new works by Irish and international artists during these periods. He was interim Head of Audiences and Development at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 2019; sitting within an 8 person senior management team. He is a Leonardo member of Science Gallery Dublin, advises on acquisitions and gallery management for organisations such as Trinity College Dublin, the Office of Public Works and the kevin kavanagh Gallery. He published a book on artist residencies and public sculpture, titled ‘Declarations of Abstraction, Welded Abstract Sculpture, Ireland, 1970s and 1980s in 2015 and has written on visual art for various publications, including Totally Dublin and Irish Art Review.

Key Skills

Arts specific


  Art advisory

  Research and writing

  Communication management & strategy

  Marketing, outreach and development experience


  Ability to deliver on time and within budget

  Able to recognise and harness the strengths and talents of others

  Ability to interact up to board level as required

  Entrepreneurial, with proven ability to develop and implement original ideas

  Project leadership and innovation


  Extensive Adobe CC experience

  Expert graphic design skills

  Website design & development

  Social media management

  Expertise using PC / Mac formats and cloud based computing with an ability to sort out technical issues as they arise.



contact (at)


Office address: 73 Francis Street, Dublin 8


Independent art advisory and cultural producer

Peter Prendergast

Arts Management

Independent art advisory and cultural producer