Antonio Carty

  Antonio CartyBRIEF BIOGRAPHY Born Dublin,Ireland, 18 March 1971. Mother Spanish, Julia Alonso Beazcochea, father Ciaran Carty prominent author & critic. Grew up in Dublin, educated Blackrock College & National College of Art & Design. Also studied animation & film at Dun Laoghaire School of Art and Design, student animation film The Box Trick selected for Galway Film Fleadh. Chosen for participation in one year Film Base cross-border film, radio & TV project.SUBSEQUENT CAREER *artwork published in All Rise comic exhibited at Dublin's Head Gallery 1993*painted large mural for youth centre in St. Michan's flats, Dublin city centre,1994. Materials provided by Dublin Corporation*chosen by United Arts Club to give Promising Young Artist exhibition of 24 large paintings, all of which were sold,1999*worked as a film extra on over 20 productions, including Braveheart and Fair City TV drama series*weekly guest commentator on Ana Livia's Community Radio, The Road Home Show.*contributed graphic work to the Sunday Tribune newspaper*exhibited portrait series of Irish workers & their children at Eigse Arts Festival in Carlow,Ireland 2004*shot short film on Malta’s pre-history on location with support of Maltese Ambassador *directed & shot documentary "Lulu and Lucy Get Married" dealing with the Chinese community in Dublin,2008*illustration work for Irish Independent newspaper & Lilliput Press, book publishersCURRENT WORK *Set up new art studio in county Leitrim by the Shannon river, 2011*Creating large scale charcoal & ink political documentary expressionist series.*Developing new form of magnetized painted images.*May 2013, had 6 page political graphic story published as part of a compendium of Irish cartoonists, see Alexander the Great Cyclist  All this work can be viewed online currently at Antonio Carty 

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