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Martin Quigley studied fine art at the Colleges of
art Cork, and Limerick. He also studied art at the
University of Ulster Belfast where he was awarded
a Master of Philosophy degree in public art. M.Phil.
(1994.) His art to-day explores the diverse forms
of his native rivers, lakes and mountains. In his
work he investigates textures and colour always emphasising
the ever changing tonality and the atmospheres of
the places he visits. His paintings and drawings are
fluid and expressive.
The award winning writer Michael Coady said of his
work ''Martin Quigley makes paintings that one could
happily co-habit with, run away with, and set up house.''
Dr John Ennis said, ''His is an original Celtic love
Martin Quigley's work is in several national and
international, public and private, collections, including,
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. St Marys University,
Halifax Nova Scotia. The Bank of Montreal. Allied
Irish Bank. Trustee Savings Bank. Boston Scientific
International. Tipperary S.R. Municipal Collection.
He has held ten one man exhibitions, and has participated
in over forty others. He has won several prestigious