About the Artist

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October 19th,  2016 "INNER LIGHT II" opened in Glasthule,  County Dublin.
An exhibition of new works,  opened by Bob Ryans son,  Eamon RyanTD and leader of the Green Party

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Bob Ryan was born in Tramore, Co. Waterford.   He was educated at the Presentation Brothers College, Cork, and joined the Munster & Leinster Bank in Cork in 1949. 
From 1970 to 1986 he was Public Relations Manager with Aillied Irish Banks.   Following a period as editor or the briefly revived satirical magazine,  Dublin Opinion, he was Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the registered charity Cerebral Palsy Ireland,  from 1988 to 1997.  He studied art in the Crawford Municipal School of Art in Cork and the National College of Art in Dublin.   
He lives in Sandycove with his wife Mary.  They have three sons, one daughter and twelve grandchildren.

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2016             Glasthule Gallery,  Dublin
2006             Solomon Gallery,  Dublin

1991             The Oriel Gallery,   Dublin
1991             The United Arts Club,  Dublin
1986             Corks Arts Society,  Lavitts Quay Gallery,  Cork
1985             Lincoln Gallery,   Dublin
1982             Gallery 22,  Stephens Green,  Dublin
1975, 81       Pearl Gallery,  Dublin ( pictured above )

2005             Solomon Gallery,  Dublin,  Christmas Exhibition
2004,  05      Beaufield Mews Gallery,   Christmas Exhibition
1987             AIB Arts Society,  Retrospective Exhibition with James Manning & Tony O Malley
1984             "Ireland Land & Sea" McBride Gallery,  Annapolis,  Maryland.   Two person exhibition
1962             Royal Hibernian Academy Exhibition
1961             Little Theatre Brown Thomas, Dublin with James Manning
1959             Dublin Painters Gallery, St Stephens Green,   Joint Exhibition with James Manning & Tony O Malley
1957             Little Theatre Brown Thomas, Dublin,  Joint Exhibition with James Manning & Tony O Malley