Artist - Mick Rooney
Mick Rooney, born 1944 in Epsom, Surrey. Designed poster for London Transport 1991
- Educated; Sutton School of Art; 1959-1962
- Educated; Wimbledon School of Art; 1962-1964
- Educated; Royal College of Art; 1964-1967
Mick Rooney is a British artist who works and lives in London. He has always seen the influence of music, literature, poetry and travel to underline his subject matter, 'the human condition'. He has travelled widely in Europe, North Africa and Mexico producing bold figurative paintings with a Surrealist edge. In 1972 Rooney moved with his family to Hastings, a seaside town which became the subject of much of his work. In 1991 he returned to live in London, becoming Head of Painting at the Royal Academy Schools.