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Artist Chris Quinlan

 

Chris Quinlan was Born in 1968 in Co. Tipperary, Ireland and now lives and paints in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath. His hometown in Templemore provided the foundation for his artistry and his love of travel and nature has hugely influenced his work.

Chris is predominantly a self-taught artist, painting since 1999. His work has evolved overtime, leading to a unique and original chromoluminism/divisionism impressionistic technique of painting with an eye-catching blend of rich colours and bold textures. An inviting and vivid style, sensitivity and atmosphere that envelops the canvas.

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ARTISTS STATEMENT

My paintings are the result of my desire and passion to paint. Oil Painting gives me the privilege of creating my own order to things, to reflect who I am on this colorful journey of self-discovery and to be unafraid to share what I find.

My intended goal is to capture and communicate life’s experiences, moments and memories and convey my painted definition to the viewer. To draw the viewer into the piece and to stimulate and inspire them with its textures and colour.

I am influenced by colours I see, feel and experience. I am in awe of and thoroughly inspired by the old impressionists, particularly the works of Monet, Van Gogh and Sargent with their play of objects and light.

When I begin a painting, it feels unnatural, unorganized and unbalanced, I seize the moment and completely let go and with the knowledge of a new and colourful path, I excitedly await my next adventure.

I will require a thousand lifetimes and a million canvases to paint all the concepts of my imagination.

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Irish Artist Gerry Glynn

Happy Splashers Figurative seascape painting by artist Gerry Glynn

Happy Splashers Figurative seascape painting by artist Gerry Glynn

Irish Artist Gerry Glynn was born in Dublin and formed an early interest in drawing, painting and sculpture. Apart from a short period in the National College of Art and Design, Dublin he is self taught. He developed his own distinctive style in oil painting, but was first influenced by classical sculpture, the surrealists and eventually by the impressionists.

Grafton Street Flowers-Original Dublin Street Scene Painting

He is at home with most of the painterly subjects, being an exponent of street scenes, still life, landscapes and seascape. He has always expressed a flair for a magic realist style which is uniquely his own.
During the 80’s Gerry was recognised by winning seven top awards in National and International Art Competitions for drawing and painting including his magic real piece ‘The Ninth Hour’. He also achieved awards in National Portrait Competitions. He took the top award in an international competition in 2013 for a large night scene of Dublin City which was exhibited at the Little Museum of Dublin for some months.

Kite Flying

He designed and illustrated 12 large panels for a treasure trove picture book commissioned by the late novelist Desmond Leslie in 1980-83. He worked on background design and rendering with Emerald City Productions animation film company in 1986 to1992.
His works have been acquired by the Dept. of defence, NTMA, Castle Leslie and are also in collections in Ireland, Europe, United States, Australia and Japan.
Many of his works have works were purchased by Sports and TV personalities and he has a listing in Whyte’s Buyer’s Guide to Irish Art.
Gerry’s work has been exhibited at RHA & Oireachtas exhibitions, in many group shows in Ireland and abroad and sold at auctions throughout Ireland.

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Artist Nana Bradley

 The Road Home Landscape painting by artist Nana Bradley

Artist Nana Bradley was born in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Growing up in the Kansai region Nana was exposed to the ancient Japanese craft of calligraphy from an early age of nine, achieving the top level accolades at amateur level. On completion of University Nana moved to Toronto, Ontario  to expand on her understanding of the English Language.

 The Road Home Landscape painting by artist Nana Bradley
The Road Home
Landscape painting by artist Nana Bradley

While here Nana was courted by a gentleman from Ireland and after careful deliberation decided to move to Ireland along with her soon to be  husband.A self taught artist, seeking inspiration from the artworks around her and Irish luminaries such as Cecil Maguire and Charles Macauley, to name but a few. Nana has tirelessly worked to add her own artistic interpretation to the landscapes and characters that have inspired her, even extending this artist licence on occasion to the landscapes of the orient. Nana now resides in Co. Galway and is trying to devote her time to becoming a full time artist, with the goal of sharing her art and experiences in living on this beautiful island.

Sunset Peaks Landscape painting by artist Nana Bradley
Sunset Peaks
Landscape painting by artist Nana Bradley
Storm Ophelia Seascape painting by artist Nana Bradley
Storm Ophelia
Seascape painting by artist Nana Bradley
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Kevin Sharkey

The Snobs Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey

Kevin Sharkey has been a full-time artist since 1992 and has become one of Ireland’s most talked about artists. He was recently described by Ireland’s Evening Herald newspaper as ‘Ireland’s most collectable artist’ with work owned by collectors worldwide.

The Snobs Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey
The Snobs
Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey

He has had sellout exhibitions in Dublin, London, Ibiza, Amsterdam and New York. In 2007 his What Colour Are Kisses? exhibition sold out completely within 48 hours. He has had gallery shows solely dedicated to his work in Dublin, Donegal, Mayo, Boyle, Ibiza and London’s Mayfair. His painting Roisin raised 26,100 euro in 2008 for People in Need in the RTÉ Telethon. His more controversial (conceptual) work has included ‘Pierce Brosnan’s Arse’ (which was banned by Unicef), Samantha Mumba’s bust and ‘Moolah’ (life sized cow covered in 50,000 euro of real banknotes – during the height of Ireland’s Celtic Tiger phenomenon).[citation needed]

Eternity Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey
Eternity
Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey

More currently, his Public Enemy Number One exhibition is on a twelve date tour of the world (including New York, Tokyo, Rome and Rio). The controversial exhibition features amongst others Jordan as Myra Hindley, Barack Obama wearing Ku Klux Klan robes (made from U.S. flags), the Pope marrying a gay couple, a Black Bono and Angelina Jolie & Madonna passing each other in a supermarket aisle pushing trolleys full of multi-racial children. Sharkey is an internationally successful interior designer creating bold commercial and domestic interiors in Ireland, the UK, the US and Spain. One of his design projects featured in RTÉ’s Celebrity Showhouse recently.

Himself and Herself (Large painting) Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey
Himself and Herself (Large painting)
Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey

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Personal Interests
Born 1962
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Field Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, Ceramics, Illustration, DesignKevin Sharkey (born 1962) (Irish: Caoimhín Ó Searcaigh) is an Irish artist and designer.Early life:Sharkey was born in Dublin in 1962, but was brought up in the small town of Killybegs, County Donegal.

The Sun the Moon and the Stars Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey
The Sun the Moon and the Stars
Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey

Earlier career:

Kevin Sharkey was formerly a chef, nude model (photographed by David Bailey), interior designer, photographer and songwriter (for Bob Geldof and Boney M, for example). He was Ireland’s first ever non-white television presenter on RTÉ’s ‘Megamix’ and went on to present ‘The Roxy’ music show on ITV in the UK. He also appeared several times in Father Ted as Father Shaft, as well as becoming a ‘farmhand’ in Celebrity Farm.[citation needed]

He has spoken about being bisexual.

The Odd Couple Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey
The Odd Couple
Contemporary Abstract painting by artist Kevin Sharkey
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Norman Teeling Irish Artist

 

 

Norman Teeling is one of Ireland’s leading impressionist painters. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1944, Teeling graduated from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin in 1975 with a degree in Fine Art. After graduating, he began a successful career as a teacher, stage set designer, signwriter and cartoonist for two national papers, The Irish Press and Sunday World. He also worked in The Animation Film Industry as a background artist and animator in Ireland, Norway, and the USA.
While Teeling’s paintings include many local scenes of the coastal region of North Dublin, his outlook and insight have been sharpened by his travel abroad, particularly in the US, France and Norway. A true mark of the artist’s versatility and an undoubted acknowledgement of his talent are the ten paintings that were commissioned for the General Post Office in Dublin. The work depicts the events surrounding the ‘1916 Rising’ and remains on permanent display.


“Painting to me is about many things, the most important being the elevation of the spirit and the celebration of life. I was never one to care about trends or fashions and all the ‘isms’ that go with it. In fact, I just paint what comes natural to me, however, I do believe that communicating in a personal and recognizable style is what every artist seeks and he or she must spend his or her life reflecting that style, in order to express his or her inner world more clearly and directly.
When I paint a picture or indeed look at a picture by another artist I want to be elevated, I want to escape from the mundane and enter a world of the romantic whether it be an interior or a landscape. I like to bring this feeling into my work and hope the viewers will identify with what I’m trying to express. Finally, for me, my inspiration is light and through it, I try to celebrate my inner world.”

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