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Our Featured
Artists

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Alexander, Douglas

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Ballard, Brian
Behan, John
Bewick, Pauline
Blackshaw, Basil
Brocquy, Louis Le
Brady, Charles
Brohan, James
Brophy, Elizabeth

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Carey, Joseph William
Carrick, Desmond
Casey, Comhghall
Collis, Peter
Cope, Elizabeth
Craig, James
Crozier, William
Cunningham, Grace

Curling, Peter

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Davis, Gerald
Donovan, Jack

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Egginton, Frank
English, James

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Finnin, Martin
Flood, Kevin

Fox, Bob
French, Percy


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Gillespie, George

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Hamilton, Ken
Hamilton, Letitia
Hayes, Edwin
Higgins, R.B.
Hone, Evie


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Kenny, Alan
Kingerlee, John
Klitz, Tony

Knuttel, Graham

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Leonard, Patrick

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Maccabe, Gladys
MacGonigal, Maurice
Maderson, Arthur K.
McAllister, Therese
McGuinness, William B.
Maguire, Cecil
Maile, Ben

McCaig, Norman
McGrane, Henry
McSweeney, Sean
Minihan, John
Mooney, Martin
Moroney, Ken


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O'Malley, Tony
O'Neill, Mark


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Robinson, Markey
Rothwell, Richard
Russell, George
Ryan, Thomas


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Pye, Patrick

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Schwatschke, John
Shawcross, Neil

Steyn, Stella


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Teskey, Donald

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Webb, Kenneth
Wilks, Maurice


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Yeats, Jack B.
Young, Mabel


The George Gillespie Collection

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Treasures,

39 Church Street,

Athlone,

Co.Westmeath,

Ireland.

 

Tel: (00353)906475762

Mobile: (00353)879080707

e-mail:
treasuresathlone@gmail.com

 

Opening hours

10am-7pm Mon-Sat
(or by appointment)

 


Biography

George Kennedy Gillespie (Belfast 29 September 1924 - 20 August 1995) was the son of a bread server, George W. Gillespie. Educated from 1941 until 1945 at Belfast High School, he attended evening classes at Belfast College of Art, studying jewelry, silversmith as well as painting. His interest in fine art was encouraged in the late 1950's when he attended painting classes in the studio of R. Boyd Morrison in Hollywood, Co. Down.

In 1977, he retired from his bakery business and took up art professionally, working from his studio at home in Newtownards, Co Down. He held his first solo-exhibition in 1980 in Dublin at the Oriel Gallery Dublin. Exhibitions were also held at the Kenny Gallery of Galway.

Gillespie admired the academic work of such Ulster practitioners as J.Humbert Craig and Frank McKelvey. Donegal was his first love, for example Horn Head and Lough Finn, followed by the rugged scenery of Connamara and the West Coast. As he had to avoid prolonged exposure to the elements, the camera assisted him in his compositions.

In the collection of the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland, there are twenty-three works. At the office of Public works in Dublin are nine Landscapes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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