- Alumni, 2018
Irene Montemurro was born in Switzerland and grew up in Southern Italy before moving to London where she currently lives and works. Before attending the Royal Drawing School’s Postgraduate programme she studied Illustration (BA) at Camberwell College of Arts. Irene’s work has been featured in the Courtauld’s East Wing Biennale, Jaguar Shoes Collective’s Sweet 16, experimental arts and music festival Dronica, Mostyn Open 21 and the RA Summer Exhibition in 2019. Group shows also include TAFKA, Delta of Venus, Mirrors and Lovers, Ash and Rind, Saturnalia, a High Hang, and September in Caylus. She has published a zine with Maple Death Press and since 2018 has regularly designed boards and gig posters for London independent gig venues. Irene is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Sir Denis Mahon Award.