Padraig MacMiadhachain 'Yellow Man'

Padraig MacMiadhachain (1929-2017)

£4,200.00

44cm x 70cm
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated ’61. Provenance: bought from the artist.
Padraig MacMiadhachain (1929-2017)

He was born in Ireland and studied at the Belfast College of Art and the National College of Art, Dublin. In 1959 he moved to Swanage in the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset and also had a long association with St Ives, where he was a member of the Penwith Society of Arts and he maintained a studio there for many years. He travelled widely throughout the United States, South America, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. In the late 1950s, William Scott, and the artists of the St Ives School, were important influences, causing Paddy to move from his early training in portraiture to abstract landscape painting. St Ives modernism, and the town itself, were key influences for the remainder of his life. He won travelling scholarships to Moscow and Poland and three Laing and Daley-Rowney painting awards in the 1990s. After a long exhibiting career, which included seventeen solo shows in London, and exhibitions in Madrid, Dublin, Belfast, Las Palmas, Krakow, Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver. The National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland and the Arts Council of Ireland hold his paintings, which can also be found in private collections throughout the world.  He married in Penzance in 1997 had four children.

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44cm x 70cm
Oil on canvas. Signed and dated ’61. Provenance: bought from the artist.

Padraig MacMiadhachain (1929-2017)

He was born in Ireland and studied at the Belfast College of Art and the National College of Art, Dublin. In 1959 he moved to Swanage in the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset and also had a long association with St Ives, where he was a member of the Penwith Society of Arts and he maintained a studio there for many years.  He travelled widely throughout the United States, South America, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.  In the late 1950s, William Scott, and the artists of the St Ives School, were important influences, causing Paddy to move from his early training in portraiture to abstract landscape painting.  St Ives modernism, and the town itself, were key influences for the remainder of his life. He won travelling scholarships to Moscow and Poland and three Laing and Daley-Rowney painting awards in the 1990s.  After a long exhibiting career, which included seventeen solo shows in London, and exhibitions in Madrid, Dublin, Belfast, Las Palmas, Krakow, Los Angeles, Seattle and Vancouver.  The National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland and the Arts Council of Ireland hold his paintings, which can also be found in private collections throughout the world. He married in Penzance in 1997 had four children.