Joseph McWilliams PPRUA Biography and Works - Ross's Auctioneers & Valuers

Joseph McWilliams PPRUA

Joseph McWilliams PPRUA

Joseph McWilliams (1938-2015) was an Irish artist known for his satirical depictions of Orangemen and images of the Troubles. He studied both at the Belfast College of Art and the Open University.
Aside from painting he taught at various schools, including in Ulster Polytechnic and the Schools for the Deaf and Blind. He also worked as an art columnist for the Irish News and spoke at several international events on the visual arts in Northern Ireland.
McWilliams held numerous exhibitions, showing work regularly with the Royal Ulster Academy, of which he was made a member and served as its president (2000-2004). In 1986, along with his wife and fellow artist, he opened the Cavehill Gallery in Belfast. His work is held in several important collections, including the National Self Portrait Collection of Ireland and the National Museums Northern Ireland.

Joseph McWilliams PPRUA - Auction results

There have been 13 artwork(s) sold in previous auctions
  • Lot 115 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 115 Sale Date: 07 March 2012
    Result: £1,950
  • Lot 244 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 244 Sale Date: 28 January 2009
    Result: £1,300
  • Lot 181 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 181 Sale Date: 05 December 2007
    Result: £950
  • ABSTRACT FIGURE by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    ABSTRACT FIGURE Sale Date: 26 April 2018 Medium: Oil on Board Size: H 12" x W 12"
    Result: £420
  • Lot 16 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 16 Sale Date: 09 December 2009
    Result: £380
  • Lot 91 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 91 Sale Date: 02 October 2007
    Result: £300
  • Lot 93 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 93 Sale Date: 05 December 2012
    Result: £300
  • Lot 105 by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 105 Sale Date: 26 March 2014
    Result: £240
  • NEAR CAVEHILL by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    NEAR CAVEHILL Sale Date: 07 November 2013 Medium: Watercolour Drawing Size: H 11.5" x W 9"
    Result: £120
  • BALLYNAHINCH MURAL, THE LAST GOVERNOR OF NORTHERN IRELAND by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    BALLYNAHINCH MURAL, THE LAST GOVERNOR OF NORTHERN IRELAND Sale Date: 16 January 2019 Medium: Pastel on Paper Size: H 10.5" x W 7.5"
    Result: £120
  • GREAT VICTORIA STREET, BELFAST by Joseph McWilliams PPRUA at Ross's Auctions
    GREAT VICTORIA STREET, BELFAST Sale Date: 04 November 2015 Medium: Limited Edition Coloured Lithograph (43/50) Size: H 16" x W 20"
    Result: £80