2020   ‘Hypercarbon’, Solo Exhibition, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles.

Sept – Oct


2020   Limerick City Gallery of Art: Curator for major Group Exhibition,

‘As Kingfishers Catch Fire; Animals & Imagination’ – 14 Irish and International Artists on the theme of animal materiality in contemporary art.

Nov – Feb


2021   Penn State University Press: Book Publication – Animalibus series.

Austin McQuinn – ‘Becoming Audible: Sounding Animality in Performance’.

Dec - May


Contact: mcquinnaustin@gmail.com

Visual Artist and Writer in the fields of Visual Culture, Performance Studies, Human-Animal Cultural Studies, the History of Art and Contemporary Art Theory.

Committed to working at the intersections of visual cultures and performance, bio-politics, cultural anthropology, posthumanism, performance philosophy, human-animal studies and contemporary art and live art practices.

Studio practice includes Irish and international Solo and Selected group exhibitions, major Public sculpture Commissions, commissioned Exhibitions and installations, projects in Arts in the Community, Arts in Healthcare, supported by local authorities, the Arts Council and Culture Ireland and Private Collections.



Hyperscape V , 2020, Ink on canvas, 50 x 60cm