Damien Flood


DAMIEN FLOOD is an Irish artist based in Wicklow, Ireland. His paintings are grounded in early writings on philosophy, theology, alchemy and the natural sciences and explores the mutability of 'reality' and language.


Solo shows include: The Figure in the Carpet, Green on Red Gallery, 2018, Theory of Two Centres, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium, 2017, Carrion Flowers, The Cabin, Los Angeles, 2017, Infinite Plane, Grey Noise, Dubai, 2015, Interior Sun, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin, 2014, Theatre of the World, Ormston House, Limerick, 2012, and History of the Visitation, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin, 2011.  Selected recent group shows include: DF/HW, Thomas Rehbein, Cologne, Germany (2018), Known Unknowns, Limerick City Gallery, Ireland, Wouldn’t it be nice if we could dream together? Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles (both 2017), Product Recall, Galway Arts Centre, Galway (2015), NGORO NGORO, Lehder Strasse 34, Berlin, Germany (2015), Cú Chulainn Comforted, Basic Space, Dublin (2015), Promise of Palm Trees, Breese Little, London, (2015), and Island: New Art From Ireland in Galleria Civica diModena, Italy. 


Flood was awarded the Arts Council of Ireland Visual Bursary Award (2018), the Eigse Hotron Award (2017), John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize (in 2008 and 2010); and recently shortlisted for the Golden Fleece Award 2018.  He was an artist-in-residence at Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris (2018) and La Brea Artist Residency, Los Angeles (2017).  Publications include: The Figure in the Carpet(2018), Theory of Two Centres (2017),Afterworlds,(2013) Spectral Gallery(2011), and Selected Works (2010).


Damien Flood is represented by Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, Green On Red Gallery, Ireland, and Stephane Simoens, Belgium.