Serving to Ireland’s art community since 2012!

KPP is Ireland’s only inter-organisational tourney for the visual arts, where we cheers and cheer, clinking a beverage with one hand while swatting a small white ball away with the other.

King Ping Pong started in Monster Truck in 2012 as one in a series of events in the Minimum/Maximum after-hours programme.  It was such a success, that myself and Monster Truck director Pater Prendergast decided to run it yearly.  All are welcome, but participation in the tournament is only open to visual arts workers of any kind.  Over the years, pretty much every organisation in Dublin and beyond have fielded players.  Since 2021, Paul McGrane has been co-organiser.

There have been two exhibitions of the krazy tables that are spawned by King Ping Pong, in the Complex, Dublin, 2022 and Crawford Art Gallery, 2024.
See here for more info: Wiff Waff is Playing at My Gaff

Elinor O’Donovan (2024) / Stephen Moynes (2023)
Ella Bertilsson (2022) / Liliane Puthod (2022) / Conor O’Sullivan (2021)
Dáire McEvoy (2019) / Tanad Aaron (2018) / David Lunney (2017)
Prendergast & Moor (2016/22)


Winners Roll
2024 – Fergal Ganor for Enclave Review
2023 – Liam O’Callaghan for Abbey Studios
2022 – Declan Power for Fingal Arts
2021 – Liam O’Callaghan for Abbey Studios
2020 – Covid 😔
2019 – Barry Lynch for DCC Arts
2018 – Paraic Leahy for RHA (Tony O’Malley Residency)
2017 – Jerome O Drisceoil for Green on Red
2016 – Will Curtis for Project
2015 – Peter Prendergast for Monster Truck
2014 – Nick Miller for Rubicon
2013 – Mark Durkan for Solstice
2012 – Peter Prendergast for Monster Truck


All images below by Davey Moor unless noted otherwise

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Check out King Ping Pong’s 10th anniversary extravaganza last year!
Video by Barry Lynch / Infocus Media


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