This is the website of the contemporary visual artist Colin McGookin RUA



Colin McGookin
Acrylic on Canvas
153cms x 153cms

Colin was elected Academician of the Royal Ulster Academy in 2010 and exhibited 2 paintings in the RUA exhibition at the Ulster Museum in Belfast which finished on Sunday 14 November 2010. To visit the exhibition online click here.

Colin at the Ulster Museum on Sunday 14 November 2010 talking about his work and demonstrating his portrait painting technique along with Julian Friers (RUA President) and Joanna Mules ARUA.

Their very entertaining and interesting sitter was art collector broadcaster and journalist Eamonn Mallie.

Photo by Stephen Shaw

Photo by
Marilyn Porte

Colin McGookin
'Preliminary study of Eamonn Mallie'
45cms x 35cms
Acrylic on Canvas

This website seeks to provide background information and contact details enabling visitors to learn more about Colin's work as an artist, photographer, workshop facilitator and curator and you can also shop at his new online gallery.

Colin is currently Arts Care Artist in Residence for the South Eastern Trust. To learn more about his residency and see images of recent projects he has completed in the Down / Lisburn area click here.

Colin is also an External Examiner for Galway - Mayo Institute of Technology Galway and Castlebar campus.