STEPHEN MORTON (b.1987)

Im an artist from Kilkenny, Ireland currently based In Glasgow.
I make comics which I self publish or they end up in collections.
I co-run Moot Tapes a record label I set up with Peter Lawlor
Other than that I've done animation for film, set design for theatre, live shows reading comics and
agitprop with mootireland and People Before Profit
I occassionally do commissioned illustrative work for cash
Email me for cash design/illustrative commissions // projects around social activism //
film, theatre, music visuals // general enquiries

stephenmortonart@gmail.com

You can buy my comics digitally here:
https://stephenmorton.gumroad.com/
You can sign up to my patreon website and get access to all old and new comics here:
https://www.patreon.com/stephenmorton

Self Published:
What If You Died And Left The Oven On? (2022)
Conniptions (2021)
Another Green World (2020)
Pay No Rent (2019)
Ritual (2019)
Government Commissions w/ Rachel O’Regan (2019)
Crap (2018)
Flaccid (2017)
Pathetic (2017)
Useless (2017)
The World (2017)
European Union (2017)
Death Fungus w/ Jamie Kinroy (2017)
Kingdom Of Choke (2016)
Life Is Interesting (2016)
Too Much Information (2016)

Other Publications

BI ALL MEANS issue 2 - Munich Zine Library, Munich, Germany
Black Swan Vol.1 w/Jamie Kinroy (2022) - Morbid Comics, Kelso, Scotland
N.E.D.Z (2021) Yalla Riso, Dundee, Scotland
Slice (2019) - Comics Lab (Ireland)
Kuti 51 (2019) - Kuti Kuti (Finland)
Dead Panini (2017) - United Dead Artists (France)
Sea Of Cortez w/ John Murry (2016) - Hibernian Sweat Shop (Ireland)

Live Readings
Sonnet Youth 29 - Glasgow/Edinburgh/Stirling, Scotland
Cork Zine Fest - Cork, Ireland
Kilkenny Animated - Kilkenny, Ireland
Moot Art and Music Festival - Kilkenny, Ireland

Exhibitions

Random Forest : A Reading Room, Istanbul74' (2022) 74' Gallery (Istanbul, Turkey)
Sea Of Cortez Exhibition (2017) - The Goods Shed (Kilkenny, Ireland)
Between Perfume and Burning (2017) - Evolution Art Centre (Brighton, England)
Umplek w/ Bobby Nixon (2013) - Upstairs Gallery (Kilkenny, Ireland)
RSA Open (2010) - Royal Scottish Academy
RSA Annual Exhibition (2009) - Royal Scottish Academy

Film
Short History Of Decay (2022) Animation w/ Rory Kerr - New Decade TV
Two Cats (2018) - Film Titles/illustration - Mycrofilms

Book Fairs
Hackney Zine Fair (2021) (London, England)
Cork Zine Fest (2019) - St. Peters (Cork, Ireland)
Moot Art and Music Festival (2019) - Billy Byrnes (Kilkenny, Ireland)
Dublin Comic Art Festival (2019) - Chocolate Factory (Dublin, Ireland)
Dublin Art Book Fair (2017)- Temple Bar Gallery (Dublin, Ireland)
Dublin Art Book Fair (2016) - Temple Bar Gallery (Dublin, Ireland)
MancsterCon (2014) - Manchester Digital Laboratory (Manchester, England)

Set Design
Can't Pay, Won't Pay - Devious Theatre, Set Theatre, March 2010

Inteviews/Features
Quietus Interview, Anois, Os Ard: March In Irish Underground Music by Eoin Murray
(https://thequietus.com/articles/31284-acid-granny-spilt-milk)
Broken Fontier Conniptions Review by Andy Oliver (https://www.brokenfrontier.com/conniptions-stephen-morton-hczf/)

Awards
Irish Times Short Graphic Story 2019
Arts Links Wexford 2020