Joan was born and raised in Ireland but at an early age began her travels, first moving to Australia, then Canada and finally Arizona in USA. Thanks to an Artist of Promise Award coupled with a Scholarship, she studied Fine Arts in the University of Arizona(ASU) College of Fine Arts and specialised in drawing. From…

An Irish Artist, born in Dublin Ireland, Nina presently lives and works in County Kildare /Meath. She is an accomplished artist with over 20 years’ experience painting and teaching art to both adults and children. Nina became a member of the Watercolour Society of Ireland at the age of twenty, she is also a member of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club…

After attending Coventry College of Art, Dublin born artist Tom King established a successful graphic design career in England. In 1979 he began painting in watercolour, exhibiting with The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour and The Royal Society of British Artists, both at the Mall Galleries, London. For many years he exhibited exclusively with…

John O’Flynn is a Cork born  artist and architect living in Dublin for the last 25 years. After winning many Texaco Children’s Art Competition awards during his school years he went on to study architecture (UCD & Southbank, London), Painting (Crawford School of Art, Cork) and Illustration (Harrow School of Art). He has worked in…

David developed an interest in painting as a child, and has continued painting throughout most of his life. His first teacher was Maud Bennett who lived on Hop Island in the Lee estuary in Cork.  The Belfast portrait painter and muralist Sidney Smith was David’s uncle. He introduced him to Peter John Garrard PRBA, who…

Renate Debrun is a German-born artist based in Dublin. She is self-taught, taking up painting professionally in the mid-1990s. Initially she worked on fabric, then concentrated on print-making, and currently works in both printmaking (etching and monotype) and mixed media drawing. Her early subject matter was concerned mainly with plant and animal forms observed and…

Most artists find a groove and a medium to work with and carry similar themes throughout their work.   This cannot be said about Mary Duffy.  Over her 40-year career as an artist, she has dipped her toes into many media, including photography, performance art, as well as portrait and landscape painting.  As a painter, she…

Pauline Scott studied Art part time at the NCAD and at Dunlaoghaire Art School, where she completed Art Teacher’s Certificate Exams. She also has a Diploma in the History of European Painting from Trinity College Dublin. She developed an interest in landscape painting, initially in oils, but later specialised in watercolour painting. She is interested…

Jan Hyland was born in Scotland and has lived in Ireland for 45 years. She comes from an artistic family, her father being an architect and fine painter, her brother an artist and art teacher. She started painting full time after retiring from her physiotherapy practice. Her love of colour comes from her admiration of the…

Pam Bowie, a native of Waterford is mainly self-taught. Throughout her long career she has attended many part-time courses and workshops. She paints in oils and watercolours but in recent years her preferred medium is watercolour. The Irish countryside is her main source of inspiration and she paints landscapes, seascapes and rural scenes. She has…