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Gentle Hill
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Northern Ireland Civil Service

Gentle Hill 2004

Jonny McEwen (b.1966)

Northern Ireland Civil Service
Belfast-based painter whose exhibition Horizons there, at Tom Caldwell Gallery in 2006, comprised abstracted Irish landscapes. McEwen was born in 1966 in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, began painting in 1986 and was a graduate of Belfast Art College. After returning from travels in eastern and central Europe in 1997, he instigated an artist-in-residence scheme at the Corrymeela Centre in Ballycastle. McEwen showed widely in the United Kingdom and Germany and had work in the Office of Public Works collection.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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