Works by Irish artist Peter O’Kennedy
Mad Dooley Gallery presents On And On, Irish artist Peter O’Kennedy’s first U.S. solo exhibition. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, and the exhibition is on view through Oct. 20. The show debuts a new installation featuring a number of randomly moving devices designed to lure the viewer into accompanying them through the gallery space. Also presented will be two new video works.
O’Kennedy relocated from Dublin, Ireland, to Beacon in February 2013. His work includes sculpture, video, installation, performance and photography. He graduated with a master’s in visual arts practice from IADT, Dublin, Ireland, in 2008. He has most recently exhibited at the following group shows: Future Perfect, curated by Jim Ricks, at the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin, 2012; Gaps, curated by Catherine Welshman, at the Mad Dooley Gallery, New York, July 2012; Sounds Like Architecture, curated by Michel DeWilde, Belgium, September 2011, and at What Happens Next is a Secret, curated by Marguerite O’Molloy, at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, April 2010.
Mad Dooley Gallery is located at 197 Main St., Beacon. Call 845-702-7045.