Born in Dublin in 1960, Clifford Collie attended the National College of Art and Design, Dublin from 1980-1982. He was a full member of Temple Bar Gallery and Studios between 1987 and 1992. Since then Clifford has lived and worked between Ireland and Spain.
Clifford Collie’s subject matter, style and methods of working are bound up in his personalised vision, which is based on his understanding of nature and self. Clifford paints as an exploratory and emotive response to nature and to the world he lives in.
“As a Painter I try to capture a particular event be it only a glimpse of that event and provoke it to a level where it become a metaphor or allegory”. Clifford Collie, 2006
“As with many of the great Spanish artists – Murillo, Zur... read more