Michael Hennessy (b. Waterford, Ireland, 1960) is a graduate of National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
He has had one-man shows in the Municipal Gallery, Waterford, Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, and on national tour. He has exhibited in many group shows in Ireland and in San Francisco having won a scholarship to that city's Art College for 1985/86. He has been involved in the Arts For All project and in the work of Red Kettle Theatre Company.
Hennessy was commissioned by the Arts Council of Ireland to produce work for the travelling school exhibition ‘Heroes’ (1987), that work now remains in the public collection of The The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.