Mulcahy, aosdana, is one of Ireland's foremost artists. His distinctive iconography, draws on his extensive travels with primitive peoples as well as personal experience. His expressive
use of colour and bold graphic style are instantly recognisable and no history of Irish art of the late 20th and 21st century would be complete without a page devoted to his
Beyond these shores, Mulcahy has received many honours and his work has been exhibited and collected throughout the world, including New-York, London, Paris, Brussels and the Museum of Modern Art in Seoul. Mick Mulcahy represented Ireland in the Sydney Biennale and his work is held in several Irish embassy collections. He has illustrated two books of poetry for Irish President, Michael D. Higgins.
In recent months, he has collaborated with Paris master-printer Christian Bramsen at exclusive Parisien art printing firm Atelier Clot, Bramsen & Georges, which was established in 1896. The atelier previously collaborated with artists including Degas, Matisse and Picasso. The result are limited editions of superb quality prints in rich colour at collectible prices. With 'Paris Lithographs and Recent Paintings', the Pigyard Gallery is pleased to mount a third solo exhibition of Mick Mulcahy's work.