Denise Ferran RUA Biography and Works - Ross's Auctioneers & Valuers

Denise Ferran RUA

Denise Ferran RUA

Denise Ferran is the current president of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts and an acclaimed Irish artist, known primarily for her land and seascape paintings. Born in 1942 and raised in Enniskillen, Fermanagh, Ferran was educated as an art teacher at St Mary’s University, Belfast before going on to become Head of the Art Department at St Dominic’s High School, Belfast and after Head of Education at the Ulster Museum. She has been presented with several awards including the Ulster Academy Silver medal, the Ulster Academy Watercolour Prize, the Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust Travel Award and has twice been presented with the coveted Fullbright Scholarship at Boston College and at the University of Minnesota.

The artist has repeatedly exhibited with galleries in Ireland and the US and her work has been part of many public collections such as the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, National Self Portrait Collection, Fermanagh County Museum, Ulster Television, Department of the Environment (NI), and the US Embassy, Dublin. She is the co-author of An Irish Painter Abroad and The Sculptor: F.E. McWilliam. She also serves on the Board of Ireland USA as the co-chair of the Culture Committee. Other notable accomplishments include her acting as advisor in the reconstruction of the Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda and the F.E McWilliam Gallery and Studio, Banbridge, along with curating the opening exhibitions (2006, 2008).

Denise Ferran RUA - Auction results

There have been 10 artwork(s) sold in previous auctions
  • ATLANTIC SHORE by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    ATLANTIC SHORE Sale Date: 03 December 2015 Medium: Oil on Board Size: H 30" x W 30"
    Result: £650
  • WAVES AT FIVE FINGER STRAND by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    WAVES AT FIVE FINGER STRAND Sale Date: 23 June 2016 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: H 24" x W 30"
    Result: £420
  • FIVE FINGER STRAND, DONEGAL by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    FIVE FINGER STRAND, DONEGAL Sale Date: 02 February 2017 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: H 30" x W 30"
    Result: £420
  • NEAR CASTLEROCK by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    NEAR CASTLEROCK Sale Date: 10 August 2016 Medium: Acrylic & Gesso on Canvas Size: H 30" x W 40"
    Result: £400
  • STONES ON NEWCASTLE BEACH by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    STONES ON NEWCASTLE BEACH Sale Date: 10 August 2016 Medium: Acrylic & Gesso on Canvas Size: H 30" x W 40"
    Result: £400
  • LAGG STRAND, DONEGAL by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    LAGG STRAND, DONEGAL Sale Date: 02 February 2017 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: H 30" x W 30"
    Result: £380
  • LOUGH NAVAR FOREST PARK, FERMANAGH by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    LOUGH NAVAR FOREST PARK, FERMANAGH Sale Date: 08 December 2016 Medium: Acrylic & Gesso on Canvas Size: H 30" x W 40"
    Result: £360
  • ACROSS LOUGH FOYLE by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    ACROSS LOUGH FOYLE Sale Date: 23 June 2016 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: H 24" x W 30"
    Result: £300
  • REEDS, LOUGH ERNE by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    REEDS, LOUGH ERNE Sale Date: 08 December 2016 Medium: Acrylic & Gesso on Canvas Size: H 30" x W 40"
    Result: £280
  • BEACH ON THE ANTRIM COAST by Denise Ferran RUA at Ross's Auctions
    BEACH ON THE ANTRIM COAST Sale Date: 10 November 2016 Medium: Coloured Print Size: H 15" x W 23"
    Result: £20