13 Sep - 29 Sep 2012
Ian Cumberland is an Irish artist born in 1983. He studied fine art at University of Ulster, where he was awarded the John and Rachael Turner Award for the most outstanding student in their field. He graduated in 2006 with First Class Honours.
Cumberland has gained a national and international reputation for his large-scale portraits. In 2010 he won the Davy Portrait Award, a major new arts prize that aims to celebrate contemporary portraiture in Ireland. In 2011 he was placed third overall in the prestigious BP Portrait Award.