Stephen Conroy (artist)
|Born||1964 (age 54–55)|
Stephen Conroy is a contemporary Scottish figurative painter. He was born in Helensburgh, in 1964. He studied at the Glasgow School of Art between 1982 and 1987. By 1989, Conroy's work had already gained much recognition and praise in the United Kingdom and internationally. The artist has remained in Scotland, where he currently lives and works.
In 1998, Conroy won the Grand Prize of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. He is represented by the distinguished London gallery Marlborough Fine Art, and through the gallery has had solo exhibitions in London, Manchester, Glasgow, New York and Madrid, and has shown in museums in Aix-en-Provence and Johannesburg.
Conroy's work is part of a number of public and private collections including The British Council, London, England; The Contemporary Art Society, London, England; Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York; National Portrait Gallery, London, England; Robert Fleming Holdings Ltd., London, England; The Royal College of Surgeons of England; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland; Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; and the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England.
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