About the Book
Canadian artist John McConnell's paintings, wood block and lino prints, jewellery in silver and gold, photography and his own poetry, are featured in this colourful and beautifully designed book. The artists paintings are in private and corporate collections around the world and in this book you can enjoy these wonderfully creative images and where some of the inspiration for their creation comes from which often includes the poetry of Seamus Heaney.
Born in Belfast Northern Ireland in 1937. Creative Advertising career of 16 years followed by Art Teaching career of 19 years. Full time artist since 1989 including 7 years painting full time in Ireland during which time was voted a full member of the Artist Association of Ireland, and won an Ireland wide competition to create a painting in memory of an executive killed in New York on September 11th. Paintings are in private and corporate collections in many countries around the world. John McConnell now lives close to the town of Sidney on Vancouver Island BC Canada.