Martin Gale RHA (born 1949)
Martin Gale studied at the National College of Art in Dublin from 1968-1973. He held his first solo at The Neptune Gallery in 1975. He represented Ireland in the Xl Biennal de Paris in 1980. Since then he has held regular exhibitions at the Taylor Galleries Dublin. He became a full member of the RHA in 1996. Having won many awards he has featured in a major retrospective of his work in the RHA, and Ulster Museum 2004/2005. He was elected to Aosdána in 1981. His work is in many public and private collections including the Crawford Gallery, Cork, IMMA, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane . Martin Gale lives and works in Co. Kildare.