Literary Programme 2017

Michael Mc Swiney: Exhibition of Paintings

Michael Mc Swiney: Exhibition of Paintings
(STARTS 26th June - ON ALL WEEK)

Organico Café

Fri 14 July 2017



Michael’s exhibition will open on 26 June and run until 8 August during café opening hours (Monday to Saturday, 9.00 to 18.00).

Michael Mc Swiney was born in Cork in 1969 and began his studies at the Crawford College of Art and Design. He graduated with an Honours Degree in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design in 1991. For several years Michael travelled and worked in many countries such as Norway, India and Egypt. In the late nineties he returned to live in Ireland where he had several solo exhibitions and exhibited his work at An t’Oireachtas and Iontas, where he won the painting prize in 2000.

Michael moved to Oslo, Norway in 2000 and whilst there he regularly exhibited his paintings and lectured at the prestigious Einar Granum Art School. He was awarded grants from the Arts Council of Norway and the Norwegian Culture Department. His paintings are represented in both public and private collections in Australia, Norway and Ireland. Michael returned to live in Ireland in 2008. He now lives in Clonakilty, West Cork.