‘DONEGAL’ ARTIST NOMINATED FOR TURNER PRIZE

first_imgAn artist which strong Donegal connections has been nominated for the prestigious Turner Prize.George Shaw is the son of Letterkenny woman Eilish Keys from Sentry Hill.George is also the nephew of well-known Letterkenny businessman and garage owner Tommy Keys. The artist, who has been painting for 15 years, was born in Coventry but regularly returns to Donegal on holiday.He is noted and lauded for his work with paint used to colour aircraft models.George said he is sometimes embarrassed by hos tools which he has used.However his paintings of the surroundings in which he grew up including his own house, the pub in which he used to drink with his late father and a local phonebox have made him hot property. ‘DONEGAL’ ARTIST NOMINATED FOR TURNER PRIZE was last modified: December 5th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:artist George ShawTurner Prizelast_img