Launch of ” John Adams The Candidate” The Origin Gallery
6th July 2018
John studied at the Crawford College of Art and the NACD. He works as a full-time professional artist and arts event organiser. He lives and works in Coliemore – The Artists House, near the waterfront in Cobh, Co. Cork. He has also opened his house as a community art space for exhibitions, theatre, poetry, storytelling, music and other creative projects.
The opening night was on the 4th at the The Origin Gallery where it was opened by World Snooker Champion Ken Doherty and the music was by Amanda Neri. The exhibition will run until until the 31st July and consists of many of his well known works such as a portrait of Paddy Casey .
John has the profound gift of capturing the human spirit in all of his works
His work has been collected widely and his paintings can be found in many private and public collections including the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork City Council, Cork Opera House, Cork City Library, and The Royal College of Surgeons.
John’s career has taken him to London and Spain where he has painted theatre sets for the Royal Shakespeare Company, The Barbican Theatre, The New Shakespeare Company , The Walt Disney Company and Expo 92, Seville.
Please contact me if you would like a copy of any of the photographs