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.
Patrick OReilly was born in Kilkenny in 1957 and currently lives and works between Dublin and the Auvergne, France. He has achieved international fame for his innovative and dynamic visual works. He enrolled at the Art College of Belfast at the age of 17, but he left one year later to pursue his personal blend [...]