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Gallery 1608 County Antrim

Gemmell, Michael


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BIO: Michael Gemmell


Michael Gemmell was born in 1950 in Coleraine, Co. Derry. He studied at the National College of Art and Design from 1966 to 1968 and at the College of Art in Limerick from 1971 to 1972. As a self employed business man in the 1970s he specialized in Sign Writing, stained glass, gilding, mural painting and interior design before he retired from his business to paint full time. Michael Gemmell used to run a stained-glass studio in Rathmichael, Co. Dublin. He gave up his business to take up his true love for painting around 1992 and his paintings have been his long time dream.  He now exhibits regularly at the RHA and with the WALDOCK GALLERY, The Kennedy Gallery, The Leinster Gallery, The Sandford Gallery, The Kenny Gallery, The Kilcock Gallery, The Lavit Gallery, the 75 Gallery and Gallery 1608