Recent Exhibitions



30th September - 21st October 2023

Kilcock Art Gallery was delighted to host Mary McGrath's solo exhibition entitled "Endangered!", which ran from the 30th September to the 21st October 2023.

"My passion for biodiversity and conservation of our natural world continues to imbue my work. My art is an attempt to highlight nature’s beauty, the importance of retaining and encouraging wildlife habitats and what can be lost if we don’t."
Mary McGrath

Blacktailed Godwits, Oil on Canvas, 50X60cms by Mary McGrath, for the forthcoming solo exhibition "Endangered" at the Kilcock Art Gallery from 30th September 2023.

For more information on "Endangered!" and to view the full catalogue of works for sale, please visit the Kilcock Art Gallery website and follow us on Instagram

Kilcock Art Gallery, School St. Kilcock, Co. Kildare, W23E5R5

'Endangered!' was opened by Irish biologist, environmental consultant and educator Éanna Ní Lamhna.

Hear the call of the corncrake, curlew and puffin


Corncrake (detail), Watercolour, 42X30cms


Curlew (detail), Oil on Canvas, 50X60cms


Puffin (detail), Oil on Canvas, 60X50cms


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News & Press

PARROT Mouth: Protecting our Native Breeds Through Art

An exhibition in Kilcock, Co Kildare, aims to raise awareness of the need to protect Ireland’s wonderful ecosystem... The Irish Field, 29.09.23 - View article

Interview: Kildare artist Mary McGrath on a life in art and her new solo exhibition

A project organised by a group of multidisciplinary Kildare artists is among the endeavours that will mark Brigid 1500 next year. ... Kildare Nationalist, 12.10.23 - View article

Local artist's exhibition calls for appreciation of nature

An exhibition of paintings and original prints by Rosetown-based artist Mary McGrath will focus on vulnerable biodiversity in Ireland, writes Brian Byrne ... Kilcullen Diary, 24.09.23 - View article

KFM: Kildare Focus Interview (0:30 mins)

Interview with Mary McGrath about the inspiration for her upcoming interview 'Endangered!' opening on 30th September 2023 at the Kilcock Art Gallery, Kildare ... KFM, 22.09.23 - View article

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About the artist

Mary McGrath trained originally as an Art Conservator at the Courtauld Institute, London University and at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University. She has worked in England, France, Italy and the United States. In Ireland she has worked for the Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Hugh Lane Gallery and the National Gallery of Ireland and for many other institutional and private clients.

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