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. KevinKavanagh.ie

 

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. IMMA.ie

 

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. monstertruckstudio.com

 

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild AIR Programme, Woodstock, NY, USA

Project type: curator in residence. woodstockguild.org/air-program

 

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

 

ELEfANTS

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 MonsterTruckStudio.com/subfolder

 

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, thejoinery.org
  • 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