Michael Canning was born in 1971 and lives and works in County Limerick. He studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin; the Limerick School of Art Design, Limerick; School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sculpture from the National College of Art & Design before completing a Fine Art Painting Masters degree in 1999. In 2003, Michael was awarded the Royal Academy’s prestigious Hennessy Craig Prize. Michael’s work has been shown widely across Ireland, the United Kingdom and internationally. Michael Canning is represented by Hilsboro Fine Art and Waterhouse and Dodd, London.
Collections include: Allied Irish Banks McCann Erickson, Dublin AXA Ireland McGraw Hill, London Bodyshop International Shannon Development Butler Gallery, Kilkenny University of Limerick Department of An Taoiseach Wexford County Council Department of the Attorney General Wicklow County Council.