The contemporary Irish landscape painter Donald Teskey was born in Limerick in 1956. He studied fine art painting at the Limerick School of Art and Design, and now lives and works in Dublin. He is noted for his large scale landscape painting, thick with impasto, which offer powerful images of instantly recognisable parts of the Irish scenery with large abstract sections denoting the relentless and elemental force of wind and sea.
Donald Teskey attracted attention during the 1980s as a result of his drawing skills, with several important one-man exhibitions and several painting awards.
Since 1992 Teskey has created a substantial body of work as a painter of the Irish landscape and more recently the ruggedness of the Western coast. His art... read more