Fergus Lyons was born 1950, Portlaw, Co. Waterford.Now living in Keash, South Co. Sligo.
Studied Waterford Art College and National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
Public Collections :
|Arts Council of Ireland||Bank of Ireland|
|Sligo Co. Council||Bord na Mona|
|AIB Group||Northern Bank|
|International Investments & Underwriters, IFSC||Kaiser Friedrich Quelle, Frankfurt, Germany|
|Commerz Bank, Frankfurt, Germany||North Western Health Board|
|Udaras na Gaeltachta||Westmeath Co. Council|
|Bausch & Lomb||Irish Writer’s Centre|
|U.N. Peacekeeping Commission, Irish Army Military Base – The Curragh, Co. Kildare|
|Inagaki Collection, Tokyo, Japan. 4ftx7ft commission “Uisce Solas” 2009|
|Cromleach Lodge commission – set of 10 paintings “Nuada Airgead Lamh”|
2013 Included in Boyle Civic Art Collection touring exhibition to Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
An Post Commission September 2012: On Post issued four stamps depicting Irish Myths and Legends. The stamps featuring The Children of Lir, Deirde of the Sorrows, Fionn Mac Cumhall and Cu Chulainn are based on paintings by Fergus Lyons
8 Paintings reproduced in Poetry Ireland Review 2012 including Painting from Library in Frankfurt, "Turas Connaght" & IIU Painting
Inagaki Collection, Tokyo, Japan. 2009
4ft. x 7 ft. commission Oil painting entitled “Uisce Solas”
Cromleach Lodge, Co. Sligo. 2008
Set of 10 paintings, “Nuada Airgead Lamh” redolent of work in solo exhibitions 2009 & 2010
.Bovale Collection 2003
Seven Oil paintings on canvas, on the theme of Irish mythology. Images were used for the 2003 calendar and also produced as a Limited Edition Print. Commissioned by Bovale Building Group.
United Nations Peacekeeping Commission - “U.N. Peacekeeping” Lebanon 1997-98
Commissioned by the Irish Army. Oil on canvas; 5ft. x7ft. marking 40 years of Irish Army Peacekeeping in the Lebanon. On display in the Military College,The Curragh, Co. Kildare.
“The Path of Light” 1994-97
Set of 14 paintings of Stations of the Cross, each 6ft.x 5ft.6ins, painted for St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare.
“View from a Rocking Stone” 1992-93
Drumshambo Community Centre 8ftx12ft painting, detailing life and surroundings in the area of Lough Allen.
“Building Bridges” 1990-91
Six 38 x 50 inch paintings, showing the progress of the building of the bridge that spanned the River Shannon and Athlone by-pass. Permanently on display in the Foyer of the Athlone Civic Centre, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.
Arts Council “Turas Connacht” 1988-89
Arts Council of Ireland Collection. Touring exhibition. Set of 14 paintings,each 3ft.x3ft. Stations of the Cross set in Irish landscape. The 14 paintings purchased by the Arts Council, have toured throughout Ireland, including the Royal Hibernian Academy Gallery , Dublin from 1990 to the present day 2010.
“Circular Perspective” 1988-89
For private client in Frankfurt, Germany. Irish landscape figurative painting covering the ceiling of a Library in Frankfurt, Germany