Ed Williamson, ex premiership Rugby star is Exhibiting at Ireland’s Leading Fine Art Gallery, The Oriel Gallery, Dublin
The gallery is no stranger to showcasing exceptional talent, Williamson is one of those incredible talents. Williamson, originally from Teesside, England has relocated to Ireland along with his family, having swapped the rugby field’s rough tackles to the gentle strokes of a paintbrush.
‘Persona’ This fascinating Art Exhibition will not disappoint: works of art that are not only beautiful, but are challenging and intriguing.
Williamson’s contemporary, surrealist style is creating a storm in the art world. His paintings are the result of a complex process, the steps of which are followed with precision and artistic dedication.
The works exhibited in the gallery seduce with its parallel of the women’s bodies and clothing, with faces that are always masked. Ed has aptly named the Exhibition ‘Persona’- which means ‘mask’ in ancient Roman.
Williamson’s style of painting combines his sense of humour with his brilliant talent, with the aim of creating paintings that are not only beautiful but interesting and sometimes challenging. His unique vision of surrealism, fine art and contemporary culture sets him apart, and the precision of his painting style makes his paintings almost look like photographs. Ed’s intention is not only to create masterpieces through contemporary art form, he also marries his love of surrealism, fine art and contemporary culture to challenge people’s minds.
Artist, Ed Williamson said about his exhibition ’Persona’, “I’m really excited about the show. After years of hard work and refining my paintings, I am really proud of this collection, which is undoubtedly my best ever work.
When I first moved to Dublin with my family, I did a