Archive for June, 2017

James Hanley, RHA Appointed To The Board Of Business To Arts

June 12th, 2017

James Hanley studio pic crop

We are very happy to announce the appointment of James Hanley RHA, to the Board of Business to Arts. James Hanley is a Dublin-based painter. An established portrait artist, painting many official and state portraits, he is represented in significant public, corporate and private collections in Ireland and abroad.

Born in 1965, he graduated from University College Dublin in 1987 with a degree in History of Art and English, and from the National College of Art & Design in 1991 with a BA in Fine Art Painting. He works in a representational style, in both painting and drawing. He has exhibited extensively in group exhibitions in Ireland and abroad, and has had 11 solo exhibitions.

James is a full Member of the Royal Hibernian Academy, was elected to Aosdána in 2008 and elected to the Board of Governors of the National Gallery of Ireland in 2009, where he served 2 terms on the Board. James was Secretary of the Royal Hibernian Academy for 7 years and is currently Keeper of the RHA.

He lives and works in Dublin, from a small studio in the city centre and a studio at home on the North Strand.

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