1957 - ?

Brian Whelan

Brian F. Whelan was born in Ealing, London on 3 May 1957, of Irish parents Francis M. Whelan and Margaretta née Long but grew up in London. Brian studied at Ealing Technical College, 1976-1978; Kingston Polytechnic, 1979-1882, gaining a B.A. (hons) degree, Fine Art; Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway in 1981, being awarded a Picker Travel and Study Scholarship and at the Royal Academy Schools 1982-1985. Brian's journey as an artist found its definitive gateway in the medieval churches of East Anglia, his home of 25 years. Brian was a tutor at the Ipswich School of Art 1988-1989 and in 1994. A member of the Royal Academy Schools East Anglia Group, his solo shows include the Marian Shrine of Walsingham in Norfolk 2004; the Galician city of Santiago de Compostela, Spain 2010; St Michael and All Angels in Barnes, London 2010; Sacred Space in Notting Hill, London 2010; St Martin of the Fields, Trafalgar Square, London 2011; Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk 2011 and St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Suffolk. His paintings, such as the 'Martyrdom of St Edmund' in St Edmundsbury Cathedral can be found in collections worldwide. Beginning in 2013 he and his American wife Wendy Roseberry, split their time between the Bluemont Studio in Virginia, the UK and Ireland. Author of 'London Irish Painting'.
Website: http://www.brianwhelan.co.uk

Works by This Artist