Charles J McAuley
(1910 - 1999)
Charles J. McAuley was active/lived in United Kingdom. Charles McAuley is known for landscape, rural genre painting.
Biography Charles J. McAuley
Charles J. McAuley (1910-1999)
One of Ulster's best known artists, for over 70 years Charles
McAuley captured the lights, the colors and the people of his beloved
Glens of Antrim, in Northern Ireland.
Born in a rural village where
farming was the main source of income, he nurtured a deep love for
painting ever since he was a child. In 1919 at a local Feis he met the
painter James Humbert Craig who recognized his talent and encouraged his
artistic career. Despite a brief period of study at Belfast Art College
and Glasgow College of Art, he was largely self-taught, his interests
spanning from art to poetry, writing, classical and opera music. An exceptionally prolific artist, McAuley never soug
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