Dave Duffy

"Being completely self taught, I have always approached my work in a scientific way, quite literally applying the empirical "scientific method" developed in the 17th century and using it in an artistic setting. Through careful observation and experimentation I ultimately hope to create work so realistic it is indistinguishable from the subject I'm portraying."

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Artist Biography

Dave comes from Enniscorthy, County Wexford and has gained critical acclaim worldwide for his hyper-realistic portraits & online viral videos.
Dave has portrayed Irish legends Paul O’Connell, Katie Taylor, actress Claire Skinner and Olympian Dame Mary Peters, among many others.
Most recently he was invited by Sky Arts to bring his unusual method to their acclaimed show “Portrait Artist Of The Year”. Dave has been featured in countless publications such as Coloured Pencil Magazine (USA) and JOE.ie

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