George Galway MacCann
(1909 - 1967)
George MacCann is known for painting.
George Galway MacCann, was a sculptor, muralist and stage designer born in Belfast to David, a monumental sculptor and his wife Elizabeth. He studied at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution from 1920-26 and at the Belfast school of Art under Seamus Stoupe 1926-29, where he met fellow art student and his future wife Mercy Hunter. In 1929 he won a major scholarship to the Royal College of Art, London. He was awarded a prize for sculpture in 1932, on the recommendation of his lecturer, Henry Moore.
On his return to Belfast MacCann exhibited at a show of sculpture and painting with William Conor, Margaret Yeames and Joy McKean in November 1933. The following year MacCann and Yeames joined with members of the recently formed Northern Ir ... Displaying 750 of 2500 characters.