Ian McAllister was born in Newtownards, Co. Down and studied fine art at
the University of Ulster. He first exhibited at the Eakin Gallery in
Belfast in 1993 and since the early nineties has been contributing to
group exhibitions at Jorgensen Fine Art. To date he has had four solo
exhibitions at the gallery. His work is now represented in public and
private collections across the U.K., Europe, the U.S.A. and Ireland.
Although his oeuvre encompasses landscape and figurative painting, still
life painting remains McAllister's primary focus. It is in the heightened
realism of his still lives that one can detect echoes of the "golden age"
of Dutch painting and elements... read more