Blaise Smith (RHA) (b. 1967)
Outhouse (White's Farm, Sheestown, Bennetsbridge)
- 2002 - 2004
- Image size: 91.5 x 90.3cm
- Oil on board
- Donated to the Collection by Brendan Burgess, 2021
Blaise Smith is a multi-talented representational painter who has exhibited widely in Ireland and abroad and has won numerous awards. He has been commissioned to paint many notable portraits including a group portrait of eight Scientists for the Women on Walls Campaign which won the 2017 US Council/Irish Arts Review Portraiture Award. He attended N.C.A.D and his work is held in many public and private collections. His artistic practice documents Irish life in the 21st century with painterly realist works observed from life through landscape, portraiture and still life. He was elected a full Royal Hibernian Academy member in 2017.