Artist Paul D’Arcy is both a painter and sculptor who lives and works in the seaside town of Skerries - Ireland.
Above - RTE television's Nationwide programme about Paul D'Arcy
His paintings can be divided into two main categories; surreal paintings and traditional landscape / portrait work. His preferred medium is oil on canvas. Examples of his work can be viewed in the GALLERY
As a sculptor his work is project based and consists of commissioned work by private, community, architects and corporate clients. He sculpts in stone, timber and modified concrete as well as bronze.
Paul D'Arcy was born in Dublin , Ireland and spent his childhood in South Africa and Namibia and has been working as a full time artist for the past thirty years. He has travelled extensively throughout Europe, India, Australia and New Zealand.
As an artist he attended NCAD & DCAD art colleges in Dublin studying fine arts. He also spent time in the National Gallery of Ireland during the 1980’s copying artwork from its collection.
Paul D’Arcy is founder of the Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival, , a member of the Visual Artists Ireland, Plein Eire, founder of the SOS National Exhibition and was a sculptural nominee for the Cothu awards and the ICF Awards.
His artwork is in many private and corporate collections both in Ireland and abroad.