Holy Island Artist   John Tierney  Lindisfarne

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Photo taken by John Easter 2011

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Holy Island artist John James Tierney

    Johns life changed forever in 2001,a real sliding doors moment , he had not picked up a paint brush since primary school thats 36 years .

 

        John made a comment to a great friend Rob Gunnell whilst they were riding on bikes, that would change his life forever.

 

That moment coincided with a trip to The Holy Island of Lindisfarne in the North Sea, John calls it his Little Corner of Heaven .

 

 Dormant forces came alive and John was inspired by some great purpose to paint Holy Island  and after 13 years of painting the island held 2 amazing exhibitions and was then able to open an Art Gallery on the island called Impressions of Holy Island , now he sells his paintings to collectors / buyers from all over the world.

 

Johns inspiration comes in many guises and amazing coincidences /spiritual experiences he calls it "playing with the angels " and believes in painting from the soul , Quote from John  " My best paintings usually come without thought and my hands take over from my brain " and its usually the quicker i paint the better the painting .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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