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Artist of the Month August 2016: Ian Cumberland

Tuesday 2nd August 2016 at 12pm

'Just to Feel Normal' by Ian Cumberland is currently featured within the collection of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland Image: 'Just to Feel Normal' by Ian Cumberland is currently featured within the collection of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Ian Cumberland is an established painter based in Northern Ireland, who has received national acclaim for his portrait work in recent years. 

‘Just to Feel Normal’ is a portrait painting which embodies the artist’s trademark expressive use of paint and mark-making. The extreme close-up composition creates a direct engagement with the viewer and symbolises the complexity of the human condition. The work received 3rd Prize in the National Portrait Awards in 2011.

'Once Removed' a solo show of Ian's work funded through Arts Council NI’s Artist Career Enhancement Programme will be run in the Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown from Saturday 6th August to Saturday 24th September. The official launch will take place on Friday 5th August from 7pm - 9pm. Further information is available at http://millenniumcourt.org/

Find out more about Ian's work at http://www.iancumberland.com/

 

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