John F Skelton. He started painting at the age of eight and upon leaving school, studied at the National College of Art and Design, graduating with an honours Diploma in Fine Arts in 1976. He then traveled to Europe and Africa studying both their painting and culture, thus broadening his knowledge of art.
Dutch-born artist Anita Groener came to Ireland in 1982, just for a year, or so she thought. More than three decades on, she lives here with her husband and two children, making work from the studio she built as an extension to their Sandycove home. Exploring themes of migration and humanity, her current, hauntingly beautiful [...]