Megan Rooney

Megan Rooney is a Canadian artist based in London.

Recent exhibitions include: Physical Fiction, Garage Rotterdam (2016); Pool is Water, Arsenal Montreal (2016); Animals on the bed, Seventeen, London (2016); Piggy Piggy, Croy Nielson, Berlin (2016); Grand Gestures, Freymond-Guth Fine Art, Basel (2016); Natural Instincts, Les Urbaines, Lausanne (2015); Basic Instinct, Seventeen , London, (2015); Last days. Last Days. Last Days. Serpentine Galleries, London (2015); The Ultimate Vessel, Koppe Astner, Glasgow (2015); Okie Dog on Santa Monica, Almanac Inn, Turin (2015); Till the stars turn cold, Glasgow Sculpture Studios (2015).

Megan Rooney CV

Seventeen Exhibitions

Animals on the bed
Basic Instinct

Press

Frieze.com on PROJECT 1049, 2016
Studio International, interview, 2016
i-D Mag, The return of figuration in painting, 2016
Dazed Magazine, 2016
Mousse, Animals on the bed, 2016
Kaleidoscope, Megan Rooney by Harry Burke, 2016
Frieze.com on Frieze NY Preview, 2016
Frieze.com, Basic Instinct, 2015
AQNB, interview, 2014

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Megan Rooney, Having sex in a parking lot with the windows open, 2016
Pencil, ink, pastel & acrylic paint on magazine pages in artist’s frame, 83 x 66 cm
Installation view at Animals on the bed, Seventeen, London

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Megan Rooney, F on your tongue, 2016
Performance commissioned by Luma Foundation for Project 1049, Gstaad, Switzerland

 

Megan Rooney, F on your tongue, 2016
Performance commissioned by Luma Foundation for Project 1049, Gstaad, Switzeland

Megan Rooney, F on your tongue, 2016
Performance commissioned by Luma Foundation for Project 1049, Gstaad, Switzerland

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Megan Rooney, Untitled (Cat Litter boxes), 2016
Cat litter boxes, litter, LED roses
Animals on the bed, Seventeen, London

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Megan Rooney, Animals on the bed, 2016
Installation view at Seventeen, London

Megan Rooney, Memorial park at sunset, 2016
Pastel, pencil, acrylic, oil pastel on canvas, 64 x 225 cm
Installation view at Animals on the bed, Seventeen, London

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Megan Rooney, Hairless, rough and sensitive, 2016
Pencil, ink, pastel and acrylic paint on magazine pages in artist’s frame, 83 x 66 cm
Installation view at Animals on the bed, Seventeen, London

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Megan Rooney, Stephanie in Rio, 2015
Installation view at Natural Instincts, Les Urbaines, Lausanne, Switzerland

Rooney Wall

Megan Rooney, Doggy breath, finger deaf, mute, winking. A wink she could only do with the right eye, 2015
Wall painting, 315 x 960 cm
Installation view at Basic Instinct, Seventeen, London

 

 

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Megan Rooney, Last Days. Last Days. Last Days.2015
Performance at Serpentine Gallery, London

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Megan Rooney, Last Days. Last Days. Last Days.2015
Performance at Serpentine Gallery, London

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Megan Rooney, A Petit Maison, Till The Stars Turn Cold, 2015
Glasgow Sculpture Studio, Glasgow

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Megan Rooney, A Petit Maison, Till The Stars Turn Cold, 2015
Glasgow Sculpture Studio, Glasgow

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Megan Rooney with Quinn Latimer, O Labor, Sister Continent, 2014
CRAC Alsace