Artists in the Collection

Maurice Harron

Born 1946, Derry, Northern Ireland

Maurice Harron was born in Derry, Northern Ireland. After studying at Ulster College of Art & Design, he taught at St. Joseph’s College of Education, Belfast, Convent of Mercy, Belfast, St. Columb’s College, Derry and Lumen Christi College, Derry. In 1983 he began working at painting and sculpture. He had one-man exhibitions in City Hall, Sligo in 1987, and Heritage Library, Derry in 1989.
For the last 18 years he has worked to address issues of belief, ethnicity and political tension through his sculpture. Working in public locations, he has made works which explore themes connected to social, historical and cultural identity.