John Doherty is active/lives in Australia, Ireland. John Doherty is known for street-scene photo real painting.
Biography John Doherty
John Doherty (b.1949)
The Irish photorealist painter and landscape artist John Doherty was born in County Kilkenny and trained as an architect at the Bolton Street College of Technology in Dublin. He then moved to Australia where he studied drawing and painting at the National College of Art, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. After extensive travels around the world, Doherty settled in Melbourne.
Although he has completed a number of traditional Irish landscapes, more typical subjects of his photo-realism work are buildings - often in small rural towns. His sharp bright canvases use delicate tones of light and dark to emphasise the silence and lack of movement in the spaces he portrays. His particular art
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