“Brian Whelan’s bold, large scale paintings have immense physical presence. They’re loaded with imagery and design, densely configured into a rich pattern of considerable complexity.”

Victoria Donohoe, art critic, Philadelphia Inquirer

Welcome to Brian Whelan's website, an authoratative source of information about the life and work of the celebrated London Irish artist. This site contains many examples of Brian's art as well as information on permanent and forthcoming exhibitions where you can see the paintings at first hand.

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“Looking at a Whelan painting is like looking at a stained glass window, through the eyes of Bart Simpson.”
Writer and critic Steven Martin

"I think God has His hand on Brian... His art is so original and comes from within, which always makes people think.”

Art critic, Sister Wendy Beckett

“His work is bold and commanding.”
Seamus Heaney, Nobel Laureate

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