"A contemporary artist working in Silkscreen, Paint and sculpture"
Neil Dunne's body of work is an exploration of printmaking and painting. Exploring urban space, his work creates tension among processes to engage with the ideologies surrounding the built environment. Using a process of heavy, expressionist painting, his work develops around found imagery, printed matter, and sculpture. With strong cultural references, Oftentimes a distinctly representing urban Dublin, his practice presents ideas of storytelling and reflection. Key themes in his work are Identity, Movement and nostalgia which are presented through works on canvas, print, and sculpture - Featuring imagery, abstracted forms and colour.
He graduated from NCAD with a BA in 2014 in which he was awarded the NCAD Post-Graduate Scholarship from 2015-2017. Notable exhibitions include The VUE Art Fair in 2018 where he was nominated for the Savilles art prize. Dunne's work was collected by the OPW, AXA, HKOP, UCD, The mater collection, The Devlin, The Mayson, The Law Society and is included in various international private collections