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Algie, Christine (1971)
Conroy, Don (1949)
Dubliner Don Conroy is a man of many talents — a writer, a television presenter, a naturalist, an environmentalist and a working artist who has had many exhibitions. He studied life drawings and culture at the National College of Art and then worked as designer and illustrator for advertising agencies as well as in the theatre.
He went on to present his own TV show Paint For Fun on RTE television, but is best known to generations of Irish children as ‘Uncle Don’ during his appearances on RTE’s “The Den”.
The author of numerous wildlife and children’s books he now lives and works in County Wexford.
“Ghost Watch (Barn Owl)”
“First Fall” watercolour. Available for sale on the artist’s website below.
“Fox in a Winter Landscape” mixed media (18″ x 28″), sold at Ross’s – 5/10/2016 for £100.00.
Friers, Julian RUA (1956)
Julian Friers was born in Bangor, County Down and attended the Belfast College of Art. In 1977 he had his first solo exhibition and has gone on to become recognised as one of the foremost wildlife painters in Europe.
“Shelduck, 1975” oil on board (20″ x 24″) sold Morgan O’Driscoll 5/2016 – €260.00.
Left to right: “Eagle” watercolour drawing (16″ x 12″), unsold at Ross’s 7/12/2016; and “Barn Owl in Flight” oil on canvas (20″ x 30″), sold at Gormley’s – 13/9/2016 for £1,400.00.
“Puffins on Rathlin” oil on canvas (18″ x 24″).
Milliken, Robert W (1920-2014)
A former president of the Northern Ireland Ornithologists’ Club and a member of the Northern Ireland Birds Record Committee.
“Woodcock over Wetlands” watercolour drawing (7″ x 10″), sold at Ross’s – 7/9/2016 for £200.00.
Monahan, Hugh Cecil Charles (1914-1970)
Hugh Monahan was born in Dublin, son of a high court judge of the Indian Civil Service, and spent most of his early childhood in India. To attend school, he was sent back to England, where he eventually studied History at Pembroke College in Cambridge, and Art at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin.
“Wigeon from the houseboat, Wolferton” oil on canvas (16″ x 20″), sold at Woolley & Wallis – 7/12/2011 for £170.00.
A self-taught artist from Cullybackey, County Antrim, specialising in wildlife and sporting scenes.
Mullarney, Killian (1958)
Killian Mullarney is an Irish ornithologist, bird artist and bird tour leader. He designed a series of Irish definitive stamps for An Post illustrating Irish birds issued between 1997 and 2004.
O’Ceannobháin, Jason (1982)
Kildare based Wildlife and Portrait artist.
“White Tailed Sea Eagle” acrylic on canvas (20″ x 24″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 3/10/2016 for €500.00.
Left to right: “Tranquil Tide” acrylic on canvas (15.5″ x 19.5″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 26/6/2017 for €400.00; and “Reside by Twilight” acrylic on canvas (12″ x 16″), sold at Morgan O’Driscoll’s – 30/1/2017 for €240.00.