Photograph of Artist DEREK CULLEY
DEREK CULLEY
SOUTHPORT, - United Kingdom



Original Artworks (10)

Derek Culley; Essential Being, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 24 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Derek Culley; Blixed, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 32 x 40 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
32 x 40 inches (81.3 x 101.6 cm)
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Derek Culley; Window  2004, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Derek Culley; You Follow  I Lead, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Derek Culley; Gathering The Green Gathe..., 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 24 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Derek Culley; Dancing In The Soul Light, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 24 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Derek Culley; What Conflict, 2001, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 20 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2001
24 x 20 inches (61.0 x 50.8 cm)
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Derek Culley; Angels And Trinity, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 32 x 40 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
32 x 40 inches (81.3 x 101.6 cm)
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Derek Culley; Fishing Three Fishing Mystery, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 32 x 12 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
32 x 12 inches (81.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Derek Culley; Love Is The Key The Union, 2001, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 20 inches.
Derek Culley
Original Acrylic Painting, 2001
20 x 20 inches (50.8 x 50.8 cm)
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Artist Statement



About Derek Culley

Derek Culley b.1952 –

Self-taught artist, born and educated in Dublin, with an Irish father and English mother.
Culley did his masters degree in marketing through Brunel University, 1992-94, his dissertation subject being “Marketing of the visual arts in Britain – are there lessons to be learned from Europe?”

Culley was a founder member and chairman of Celtic Vision with the painters John Bellany and Denis Bowen, and participated in the group’s exhibition tour in 1986-7. He took part in many other group shows including The London Group tour 1987; Knapp Gallery, 1988: 2000 Years Celebration, Customs House Dublin, 1991; Modern Irish Painting, Dillon Gallery, 1995; and Skopje Museum of Contemporary Art, Republic of Macedonia, 1996.

Solo shows include “Five Years of Culley” The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin Ireland, 1989, and The Irish Club, London 1996.
Strong chiaroscuro, heavy impasto, vigorous brushwork and direct, expressive handling were characteristics of Culley’s work, in which Celtic imagery and associations were important.
Lived in Windsor, Berkshire.”

The Dictionary of Artists in Britain since 1945.
By David Buckman
Art Dictionaries Limited, Bristol 1998






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