Nora (Norah) McGuinness
(1901 - 1980)
Nora (Norah) McGuinness was active/lived in New York / Ireland, United Kingdom, England. Nora McGuinness is known for modernist, abstract landscape and still life painting, graphics, illustration.
Biography Nora (Norah) McGuinness
Norah McGuinness HRHA (1901-1980)
The Irish landscape artist, graphic designer and illustrator Nora McGuinness was born in County Derry, Northern Ireland. She studied drawing and fine art painting at the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin (now the National College of Art & Design), the Chelsea Polytechnic, London, and then (on the advice of Mainie Jellett and Evie Hone) under the French artist André l'Hote, in Paris.
From France, McGuiness moved to London, becoming a member of the avant-garde London Group, and from 1937-39 she lived in New York. After America, she returned to settle in Dublin in 1940. She was elected an honorary member of the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) in 1957 but resigned in 1969.
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