Irish still life painter David French Le Roy was born in 1971. Primarily a self-taught artist, he began to paint at the age of 22, having his first exhibition at the Wexford Opera festival in 1997 which consisted of mainly contemporary work.
He then became heavily influenced by the Dutch and Spanish still life painters particularly Williem Kalf and Luis Melendez and his work changed to a more traditional style. This led to more commissioned work and a successful second exhibition.
Following this David moved to Dublin and began to exhibit at Jorgensen Fine Art.
Since then he has continued exploring still life painting, spending time living in France and Australia before returning to Ireland, where he has had numerous successful exhib... read more