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.
Tom Byrne was born in Dublin in 1962. He studied at Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design, where he trained in the Bauhaus tradition, a revolutionary 20th century school of artistic training which integrated craftsmanship, art and technology. Tom Byrne describes, religion, politics and celebrity all play equally important roles in my work. His [...]