Des Kenny

Desmond Kenny b.1956 Dublin

 Desmond Kenny is an interdisciplinary artist who works in paint, sculpture and print. He joined Graphic Studio Dublin in 2005, where he has worked in a variety of printmaking techniques including etching, aquatint and dry-point. He is now focused on screen-printing, creating multilayered, unique one-off works that combine watercolur, acrylic and mixed media.

He works on multiple works at a time, creating brightly coloured lyrical compositions. He has always liked the story of Pierre Bonnard repainting sections of his paintings, hanging in the Luxembourg, while a friend distracted the guard. His approach is in