The Irish figurative painter and landscape artist Martin Gale was born in Worcester, England, in 1949, but moved to Ireland at a very early age. He learnt drawing and fine art painting at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. In 1975, Martin Gale held his first solo exhibition in the Neptune Gallery in Dublin, since when his artworks have been widely shown in Ireland, England, Europe and the USA. In 1973 he joined the Visual Arts Committee of Project Arts Centre, Dublin followed by the Figurative Image Group in 1979. He represented Ireland in the XI Biennale de Paris in 1980, and in other later events.
In the early 1980s, Gale was the subject of an Arts Council touring exhibition, travelling throughout Ireland. In 2004 Gale wa... read more