Julian Friers PPRUA

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oil on canvas

25 x 43 cms

53 x 70 cms ( framed )



oil on canvas  120 x 60 cms



Peregrine and Red Grouse, Upper Lake, Killarney

oil on canvas

1220 x 915 mm

1525 x 1220 mm ( framed )


Puffin Colony

oil on canvas  120 x 60 cms



Puffin Study III

oil on board 30 x 23 cms

Framed size :52 x 45 cms



Puffin Study VII

oil on canvas

30 x 23 cms

52 x 45 cms ( framed )


Puffins with Skellig view

oil on canvas

860 x 760 cms

1060 x 960 cms ( framed )


Red Grouse

oil on canvas  120 x 60 cms

€ 12000


Red Grouse at Dusk

oil on canvas

46 x 60 cms

71 x 85 cms ( framed )



Julian Friers Artist was born in 1956 in Bangor, Northern Ireland and is widely acknowledged as one of Europe’s finest wildlife painters.
After a brief period at the Belfast College of Art he became a professional wildlife painter and had his first solo exhibition in 1977

Having used a variety of media in those early years he has come to rely almost exclusively on oil paint to convey sentience in the imagery. His method owes much to the ‘Irish Impressionists’ by whom he has been strongly influenced. Respect for the medium is all important and is evident in his technique which is fluid and loose, often appearing to be near the edge of control. Working wet-in-wet combined with layering seems to invigorate the paint and lend itself well to the combination of science and expression.

The paintings of Julian Friers are most frequently exhibited in Ireland, Scotland and England in association with major institutions. He is fortunate to have received many opportunities to exhibit internationally with the world’s most respected wildlife painters. In recent years his reputation as an artist has taken him to Holland, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Morocco and the USA.

One person exhibitions over recent years have included;

Castle Espie, Belfast.

Mall Gallery, London.

Killarney Art Gallery

Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC

Burj al Arab, Dubai


Royal collection, Saudi Arabia
Royal collection, Morocco
Royal collection, Dubai
Royal Ulster Academy of Arts
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Dear Animals (2006)

Author: Robin D’arcy Shillcock
Texel, in schoonheid verbeeld (2002)

Author: Robin D’arcy Shillcock
One Hundred Years of Irish Art (2000)

Author: Eamonn Mallie
Gifts from the Desert (2000)
illustrator –
Published by: Morrigan Press