ĎMy great hope for my work is that it makes people experience a truly special feeling that only they can explain. I hope that they experience a sense of what I feel when I paint each piece. These feelings and emotions canít be expressed in words, as itís on such a deeper level. To be able to paint is a privilege, to be able to paint the horse is a blessing that Iím privileged to shareĎ Ė John Fitzgerald John Fitzgerald was born and lives in Co Meath, Ireland. He is a graduate of Industrial Design from Letterkenny Institue of Technology (1996) & Swansea University, UK (1997). He also holds a Diploma in Antiques and Fine Art from IPAV. It was while in college that he developed a strong understanding of drawing & design and the different techniques used in completing a piece from initial concept sketches, observation and studying 3-dimensional form. He has established himself as one of Irelandís leading contemporary Equine, Sporting and Portrait Artists. He continues to garner prestigious commissions from private clients and companies, including many of the leading horse owners, trainers and jockeys (e.g. portraits of Lester Piggot and 20 times champion A.P.Mc Coy).