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Right now we are waiting for new George CALLAGHAN Landscape Art to arrive at the gallery. In the meantime, here is a wider selection of the artist's work featured at the Red Rag Irish Gallery.

Irish Artist:
George CALLAGHAN

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Irish Artist George CALLAGHAN - Five Hard Men
Irish Artist George CALLAGHAN - Mending the Nets Irish Artist George CALLAGHAN - Never Say Die
Irish Artist George CALLAGHAN - Aah...draught Irish Artist George CALLAGHAN - Three Men and a Currach
Irish Artist George CALLAGHAN - Beaching the Curragh
 


 

 

Art by George CALLAGHAN

Five Hard Men
George CALLAGHAN - Five Hard Men

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Artist: George CALLAGHAN

George Callaghan was born in County Antrim, Northern Ireland in 1941. George left school at 15 to work at Nicholson and Bass as an apprentice Commercial Artist. A year later he commenced studying Art at the Belfast College of Art on a Scholarship.

After studying at Belfast College of Art George started work in Dublin as a designer. Callaghan then left for London before continuing this career for a number of years working in Australia for a number of leading advertising agencies as an Art Director. At the age of 32 he then moved to the Australian Island State of Tasmania where he lived for many years before moving to France for a number of years. He has now returned to Tasmania but returns regularly to Ireland to sketch and renew friendships.

The move to Tasmania prompted a big change in Callaghan's career. He set up a studio which he still maintains today. He also started to make musical instruments becoming an accomplished harp player. He now enjoys the reputation of being Australia's leading Harp maker and a leading exponent of the Celtic Harp. Recordings of his harp music include two compact discs, 'Traditional Airs', and 'Rhyme and Reason' along with several cassettes.

However, it is Callaghan's paintings that have created consistent interest over the years. His paintings whether in Acrylic, Oil or Pastel all exude a certain quirkiness and narrative with his native Northern Ireland roots very evident.

Although George Callaghan attended Art College, he insists that most of his skills and discipline were learnt from advertising. He believes art cannot be taught because no one knows what art is. All you can teach, George says, is technique - and leave their minds alone. He now paints in the style he developed before he received any fine art training.

George Callaghan paintings are in an naive style. His landscapes are without depth or perspective and chimneys are often stylised with puffs of smoke whilst trees appear as little green balls on a stick. Drawing, design and colour are finely developed in George Callaghan's meticulous painting technique.

One of the influences on George Callaghan's art works is the surrealist painter, Escher. George has used elements of Escher approach and adapted it to his own purpose. He has a beguiling gift for symmetry and pattern and demonstrates close attention to detail.

In addition to Red Rag Art Gallery George Callaghan has also exhibited at other leading Art Galleries. Each painting at Red Rag is sourced from the George Callaghan artist studio and like all Red Rag contemporary art it can be shipped worldwide.

You are viewing the Red Rag Irish Art Gallery art page for contemporary Landscape paintings from the best of today's contemporary artists. At Red Rag Gallery we offer a wide and varied selection of Irish art covering Landscape subjects and vistas. Landscape paintings have held a special place within the Irish art world for many years and we are pleased to represent so many talented artists of this art genre.

The Red Rag website provides a comprehensive listing covering Irish art and Landscape paintings. Each Landscape painting in the Irish art portfolio is displayed with details on size, price and availability.

Many of the paintings featured in this Irish art website were started and completed by each artist within the Landscape being painted. And, all the contemporary Landscape paintings shown here have been supplied from the Irish art studio of each artist. This guarantees the paintings are genuine pieces of contemporary Irish art from the artist.

Red Rag Irish Art Gallery is open every day for the purchase of Irish Art. Like all Red Rag Irish art purchases each contemporary Landscape painting can be sent throughout the world by our art shipment service

To view the Landscape art work of each artist simply click on the artists name or image. If you would like to purchase or require further information about Red Rag Irish art or landscape paintings please contact Red Rag Irish Art Gallery

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