Born in Dublin in 1970, Conor Walton studied painting at NCAD, winning the Taylor Prize in 1993, the year of his graduation. After further studies in the UK and Italy, Conor returned to full-time painting in Ireland in 1996. Five successful solo-exhibitions followed with Jorgensen Fine Art in Dublin.
Since winning 3rd Prize for Painting at the Florence Biennale
in 1999, Conor has developed an international career and now
exhibits widely outside of Ireland, with recent solo shows
in the UK, Denmark and Norway. His portraits have won prizes
at the BP Portrait Award and Portrait Ireland (both 2005) and
are found in public and private collections in the UK and Ireland.
He currently lives in Wicklow with Jane Carney and their three