connor maguire

Joined Artfinder: Nov. 2018

Artworks for sale: 17

United Kingdom

About connor maguire

 
 
  • Biography

    Connor Maguire was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1977 and studied at the University of Ulster in Belfast.


    Connor has now been working steadily as a freelance artist specialising in painting from watercolours to oils, printmaking in the form of woodcuts, linocuts, drawings in charcoal and graphite exhibiting on a local and national level.

    Shortlisted Artist of the year 2017 in association with Artist & Illustrators magazine where he will be exhibiting in the Mall galleries, London.

    Connors paintings are inspired from anything ranging from everyday events, personal experiences, friends or family or just an idea of what something is.

    After having his first solo exhibition in the Down Arts Centre in May 2003 he has continued to exhibit taking part in solo and group shows alongside Irelands most respected artists such as Neil Shawcross, Basil Blackshaw, Carol Graham and many other acclaimed painters recognised throughout Ireland.

    Connor welcomes commissions of any kind and continues to progress and develop his work exhibiting in galleries locally and on a national level. 

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    Event: Zurich Portrait prize 2018 National Gallery of Ireland

    Dates: Oct. 6, 2018 - Jan. 9, 2019

    Venue: National gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

    The Zurich Portrait Prize for £20,000 shortlist was announced this morning and now the 25 artists’ works will go on display at the National Gallery of Ireland.

    Identity, privacy, place, family and social change are among the themes addressed by the artists who have been shortlisted for this year’s National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Portrait Prize. A total of 25 artists from a variety of backgrounds, working across a multitude of creative disciplines, have made it through to the final stage of the competition, from an initial pool of nearly 300 entrants.

    The aim of the Zurich Portrait Prize is to foster an interest in contemporary portraiture amongst artists and art lovers alike, while adding to the National Portrait Collection at the National Gallery of Ireland. This year’s panel of judges comprises Geraldine O’Neill, Sue Rainsford and Tanya Kiang. This is the first year the prize has been sponsored by Zurich.

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There are no upcoming events

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Previous events

Event: Zurich Portrait prize 2018 National Gallery of Ireland

Dates: Oct. 6, 2018 - Jan. 9, 2019

Venue: National gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

The Zurich Portrait Prize for £20,000 shortlist was announced this morning and now the 25 artists’ works will go on display at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Identity, privacy, place, family and social change are among the themes addressed by the artists who have been shortlisted for this year’s National Gallery of Ireland’s Zurich Portrait Prize. A total of 25 artists from a variety of backgrounds, working across a multitude of creative disciplines, have made it through to the final stage of the competition, from an initial pool of nearly 300 entrants.

The aim of the Zurich Portrait Prize is to foster an interest in contemporary portraiture amongst artists and art lovers alike, while adding to the National Portrait Collection at the National Gallery of Ireland. This year’s panel of judges comprises Geraldine O’Neill, Sue Rainsford and Tanya Kiang. This is the first year the prize has been sponsored by Zurich.


 

Biography

Connor Maguire was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1977 and studied at the University of Ulster in Belfast.


Connor has now been working steadily as a freelance artist specialising in painting from watercolours to oils, printmaking in the form of woodcuts, linocuts, drawings in charcoal and graphite exhibiting on a local and national level.

Shortlisted Artist of the year 2017 in association with Artist & Illustrators magazine where he will be exhibiting in the Mall galleries, London.

Connors paintings are inspired from anything ranging from everyday events, personal experiences, friends or family or just an idea of what something is.

After having his first solo exhibition in the Down Arts Centre in May 2003 he has continued to exhibit taking part in solo and group shows alongside Irelands most respected artists such as Neil Shawcross, Basil Blackshaw, Carol Graham and many other acclaimed painters recognised throughout Ireland.

Connor welcomes commissions of any kind and continues to progress and develop his work exhibiting in galleries locally and on a national level. 

 
 
 
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