The following information was submitted by S. Cooper:
Val McGann (1928-present)
Val McGann studied at the National College of Art, Dublin and the Byam Shaw College of Art,
London. He has exhibited in Dublin, London, Boston, New York and Washington D.C. He had solo exhibitions in the House of Representatives, U.S. Capitol
Building, Washington, D. C. and Butler Galleries.
He was a
member of the Founding Committee of the American Ireland Fund. He is listed in
the Who's Who of the Irish in America in 1982, he was nominated for the
International Award for Individual Achievement from United Dominions Trust Bank,
Dublin. In April, 1987, he was honored when his painting, Joyce's Tower,
Sandycove, County Dublin, Ireland, was hung in the State House in Boston. The
painting was purchased by the Eire Society of Boston to commemorate its 50th
McGann has studios in Kennebunkport, Maine and Naples, Florida. He is known
for coastal scenes, maritime and landscapes.