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Garter Lane Arts Centre, Thursday June 28th – Saturday August 25th at 11:00am to 5:30pm
Garter Lane Arts Centre presents Child’s Play, an exhibition by Australian artist Michael Kempson.
Michael Kempson has been exhibiting since 1983, with a total of 28 one-person exhibitions and over 200 group exhibitions, including; Michael Kempson: Work and Play at Song Ya Feng Art Centre, Beijing (2017); Kyoto Hanga 2014: Australia and Japan at the Kyoto Municipal Museum, Japan (2014) and a major exhibition Seen/Unseen – Michael Kempson / A Survey of Prints at V.M. Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan (2010). He was a commissioned artist for the Print Council of Australia Member’s Print (1994, 2001 & 2014). He also has a large curatorial practice.
As well as being a practising artist, Michael Kempson is the Convenor of Printmaking Studies and Director of Cicada Press at the University of New South Wales Art & Design in Sydney, Australia.
He has held a number of other prominent positions including, International Member at Large for the US based Southern Graphics Council International (2014-2016). He also initiates printmaking projects in the Asia-Pacific, in his position as Director of Cicada Press, working with over 200 significant Australian and international artists, resulting in 56 curated exhibitions.
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Garter Lane Arts Centre, O’ Connell Street, Waterford.