Gavin McCandless was born in 1976 in Co. Antrim. His finely executed paintings of contemporary Northern Irish landscapes at their most picturesque have proved extremely popular and he has been likened to Paul Henry in his style.
1996 BTEC National Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design
North East Institute of Further & Higher Education, Ballymena
1999 BA (Hons) Visual Art, University of Gloucestershire
Exhibitions and Awards (from 2003)
2011-2005 Group Exhibition, Castle Upton Gallery, Templepatrick
2008-2003 St. Patrick’s Day Irish Art Exhibition
Templeton Hotel, Templepatrick.
2007 RHA annual exhibition, Dublin
2007-2010 RUA annual exhibition, Belfast
2006 Cill Rialaig Residency, Co. Kerry
2005 – 2002 Group Exhibition, Gallery 148, Holywood, Co. Down
2005 Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast
DFP, N.I. Civil Service & OPW, Republic of Ireland , Joint Touring Exhibition entitled ‘Across Boundaries’
2004 Solo Exhibition, Gallery 148, Holywood, Co.Down
2003 Two Person Exhibition, Cavehill Gallery, Belfast