Peter Prendergast

Arts Management

Selected Projects

Management and curatorial


Kevin Kavanagh
Project type: Gallery Management & Development. Utilising my combined skills in design, marketing, programming and management to assist the growth of the gallery's visibility, artist profiling and business opportunities.


Irish Museum of Modern Art
Project type: museum management. Head of Audiences and Development (interim). Reporting to the Director, as interim Head of Audiences and Development I managed the development, marketing and communication strategies for IMMA during a transitional phase. In this role, I managed a team of five people, with a collective responsibility to deliver IMMA’s strategic aims of building new audiences for contemporary art and maintaining a strong base of corporate and individual partners.


Monster Truck Gallery and Studios
Project type: founder and artistic director 2007 - 2017. Led the development/programme of the gallery and studio project from an informal artist group to a multi-venue organisation, supporting artist studios and a high profile art gallery in Dublin's Temple Bar. Worked with multiple high profile institutions, galleries, artists and curators. Developed funding structures to support activities over a sustained period.


Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild AIR Programme, Woodstock, NY, USA

Project type: curator in residence.


Curatorial & Production


Small... far away

Project type: curatorial. Adrian Duncan, Paul Hallahan, Noel Hensey, Vera Klute, Justin Larkin, Mark McCullough, Sabina Mac Mahon, Alex de Roeck. A Prendergast & Moor idea / Molesworth Gallery, Dublin / Jul – Aug 2016


Nailing Jelly to the Wall

Project type: curatorial. Neil Carroll / Jane Fogarty & David Lunney / Helen Hughes / Tadhg McSweeney / Maggie Madden / Liam O’Callaghan. A Prendergast & Moor idea at Catalyst Arts, Belfast, May – June 2013



Project type: curatorial. Johnny Fitz, Jonathan Mayhew, Joe Scullion.
a Prendergast & Moor idea, The Joinery, June 2014


Monster Truck Gallery

The gallery was programmed by a curatorial team with a peer selection ethos, in a series of open call and directly selected solo shows. I produced and co-curated a number of shows during this period. For a comprehensive list of exhibitions and events see


Frontline Ventures

Project type: art advisory and curation. Frontline is an early-stage B2B venture capital firm based in Dublin and London.  I was commissioned to find unique Irish art works for their Dublin office.  I looked to a wide selection of artists and arrived at a number of works that represented Frontline's unique culture. Artist worked with Jane Rainey, James Kerwin, Alex De Roeck, Mark McCullough


Selected Activities

  • Guest moderator, Another Love Story, short story series
  • Selector, Trinity College Dublin art collection
  • Festival Judge Dublin Fringe Festival
  • Science Gallery Dublin (Leonardo group member)
  • RDS, selector Student Art Awards
  • Advisory committee, The Joinery,
  • Selector Fire Station Artist’ Studios
  • RHA / Monster Truck co-curation
  • Curator Solus Nua, Washington DC
  • Contributor, Irish Art Review magazine
  • Contributor, Totally Dublin magazine (Art of the matter)
  • Opening speaker and selector Birr Vintage week
  • Business to Arts: For Impact Training
  • Selector, Graduate Award Wexford Arts Centre
  • Advisory to the State Art collection at the Office of Public Works - 2014 current

Independent art advisory and cultural producer

Peter Prendergast

Arts Management

Independent art advisory and cultural producer