(1959 - 2008)
Ian Darragh was active/lived in New York / England. Ian Darragh is known for figure, portrait, circus and interior scene painting, illustrations, prints.
Biography Ian Darragh
The following information, submitted by Stephen Kramer, was written by Paula Teas, October 2008 ?New York City
Born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland in November 1959, Ian David Darragh was the fifth child of John Darragh, an Assistant Divisional Fire Officer, and Mary Weir. Very little is known about his childhood except for the certainty of his vocation to be an artist, and his apparent fascination with the Circus and horses as witnessed in his earliest known drawings. These are recurring themes throughout his entire body of work. Notable early achievements include winning the Texaco Children's Art Competition in 1974 (he was runner-up in 1975 and 1976) and a prime-time appearance on BBC Northern Ireland's "Scene Around Six" where Ian
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