James Kearney was born in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, and is currently based in Limerick, Ireland. He graduated from Limerick School of Art & Design in 2018 with a degree in Printmaking & Contemporary Practice. After graduating, he completed a 12-month residency at Cork Printmakers in 2019. He is currently a member of Limerick Printmakers, working with a variety of processes such as screen-print, etching, mezzotint, and alternative photography. James’s work has been exhibited in a number of locations across Ireland and Internationally, including the 191st RHA Annual Exhibition and the Halftone Fair in Dublin. His work has been selected for various awards including the Arts Councils Agility Award, and Tipperary Artist awards.
2021 – Mini Print Fair, Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
2021 – 191th RHA Annual Exhibition, Dublin
2021 – Thinking of Place Exhibition, Sydney, Australia
2020 – Greenacres Exhibition, Wexford Town
2019 – Print International 2019, Wrexham.
2019 – Cork Printmakers Members summer exhibition
2019 – Birr Vintage Week, Birr
2019 – Greenacres Exhibition, Wexford Town
2019 – Limerick Soviet shilling Project, Limerick city
2019 – Artist of the month, The Hunt Museum, Limerick city
2018 – ‘Aurora’ Emerging artist group show, Cork Printmakers
2018 – Graduate show ‘Flux’, Limerick school of Art, Limerick
2018 – Art box Project New York 1.0, Armory Art week, New York
2017 – Uncultured, Sailor’s Home Limerick