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  Irish-Art .com - Art and Artists of Ireland

Welcome to Irish-Art.com - a resource for information on art and artists in Ireland.

Our Irish artists directory provides a searchable database of contemporary Irish Artists. Most of these have their own websites. We also have a growing directory of Galleries. Check the menu on the left for our other features.

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Featured Exhibitions
Seamus Nolan: Traveller Collection at The Hugh Lane
Fri. 22nd June to Sun. 23rd September
Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art
Parnell Square Dublin 1
County Dublin
Phone: (01) 8741903


Seamus Nolan: Traveller Collection at The Hugh Lane
Mary Swanzy, Modern Irish Master
Fri. 26th October to Sun. 17th February
Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital Military Road Kilmainham Dublin
County Dublin
Phone: +353 (0) 1 612 9900

Mary Swanzy, Modern Irish Master
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Featured Artists

Jimmy Burns, artist

Jimmy Burns studied Art in London, Leeds and Dublin, lives in Sandyford and teaches in Ballinteer.

He is the author of "Art History and Appreciation" (two editions), and "Practical Art", both published by S & C S. Jimmy has illustrated many books and periodicals over the years, including Magill, In Dublin, U Magazine ... etc.

For further details on Jimmy click here.


Therese McAllister, artist

Therese Mc Allister is an Irish artist who studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin from 1972-74. After NCAD, Therese worked as a fashion illustrator, and display artist in Dublin before deciding to move to Italy in the mid 1970's.

On her arrival in Florence, she met Pietro Annigoni (renowned for his portraits of the British Royal Family) who encouraged her to enroll at the Studio Simi. Here, under the tutelage of Nerina Simi, she studied the techniques of drawing and painting in the classical tradition.

For further details on Therese click here.


Ellen McDermott, artist

Ellen McDermott's Fine Art Portraiture is portraiture with a difference. She started taking photographs to use as guides in her paintings but soon found that she was being asked by people if she would sell them her prints and take their photographs.

Ellen was picked as one of the Finalists in PhotoIreland Festival Open Call 2010. She is a Director of Kilmantin Art Gallery in Wicklow Town. Up until this year Ellen was on the Wicklow Arts Festival Committee but resigned from the board in order to concentrate more on her photography.

For further details on Ellen click here.


Jay Walker, artist

At the age of 31 Jay Walker returned to college studying Art and Design. It was here that abstract expressionism was to have a major influence; Jackson Pollock being the main inspirational figure. Upon leaving college he moved to Dublin, found a studio in the Docklands area and carried on painting, developing his work and absorbing the surroundings.

Jay now works from a studio in Co Carlow, at the foot of Mount Leinster. His more recent work has moved further from abstraction toward a style of impressionism; recording the change and development which is sweeping the cities throughout Ireland and in contrast the subdued tranquility of coastal and country life.

For further details on Jay click here.


Gary Devon, artist

RUA Conor Prize winner in 2002, Gary Devon was elected an associate member of RUA in 2006.

Born in Bangor in 1958, Gary has been painting professionally for twenty-five years, following his degree in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, London. As well as his personal work he has taken on various commissions including a painting of Kensington Palace for HRH The Prince of Wales and others for Dianna Rigg and Peter Alliss.

For further details on Gary click here.


 
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