A full example of Shelley's work will be exhibited at The Discovery Park, Chatsworth Street, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland
from 27th June- 19th July. Launch will be between 8- 10pm 27th June.
A further example of his work will be exhibited at The Chatsworth Gallery, Castlecomer 9th- 16th August to run in conjunction with the Kilkenny Arts Festival.
An exhibition of Thomas Shelley's work will be held at The Discovery Park, Castlecomer Co. Kilkenny Ireland from the 27th June- 19th July 2009. A further exhibition will commence from the 7th August- 16th August at The Chatsworth Gallery Castlecomer Co. Kilkenny- this will run in conjunction with The Kilkenny Arts festival.
All welcome- No appointment necessary a full and varied example of his work.
Began painting in 1938 and attended the College Of Art, Dublin where he studied under Sean O’ Sullivan. Moved to Highgate, North London in 1942 with a senior position within Aer Lingus remained there until 1989 when he moved back to Ireland and opened his own gallery ‘The Chatsworth Gallery’ in Castlecomer, County Kilkenny. Shelley exhibited widely in London and the Home Counties, holding one- man exhibitions in seventeen different galleries, as well as several mixed shows. Mostly paints mostly in oil but is also comfortable with pastel and watercolour. Specialises in landscapes and is primarily a figurative painter. He follows his own style and is not influenced by any movement or genre. Despite very little recent advertisement or promotion his work has a good following and has sold world wide.