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He is at home with most of the painterly subjects, being an exponent of street scenes, still life landscape, seascape and interiors. He has also expressed an alternative flair for a 'magic realist' style uniquely his own.
Gerry was recognised a number of times in the 1980s when he won seven top awards in the National Art Competitions for drawing and painting, 1980 to 1986. In 1985 he won an award for portraiture in a National Portrait Award Competition, and in 1988 he won the top award in an International Art Competition for his large magic real piece 'The Ninth Hour'.
Gerry has experience in book illustration and worked in film animation as a background designer and painter for many years.
He has exhibited works at the RHA and Oireachtas exhibitions and in many group shows since the '70s He has had four one-man shows in 1977, '84, '91 and Brussels in 1993.
The Department of Defence and the National Treasury Management Agency have a number of works in their private collections, as does Castle Leslie in Co. Monaghan. Many of his works are in private collections in Ireland, U.K., Europe, U.S., Canada, Australia and Japan. His paintings are also in the private collections of a number of television personalities.