About Alan Ryan Hall
Integrity, originality, commitment and conviction - these qualities shape the vision of the sculptor
Alan of Irish extraction has been resident in Valentia since 1975. Born in London 1944, he attended Ealing, Whitechapel and finally for his degree in the late 60’s at the The City & Guilds of London, Fine Art School. He attained his degree together with a Vargus Ayre award, commendations for his portraiture and creative calligraphy.
Alan has achieved both National and international recognition as a proportion of his work is exported from his studio on Valentia Island. His portfolio is extremely diverse from official portraiture, to what he describes as, “Sociological disorientation Art”
His clientele is equally diverse from the public, to the corporate, to the private sector.
Alan exhibited his work as early as 1971and 1972 in the Royal Academy London, The Guildhall London also private Galleries until establishing his own show room and base on Valentia Island.
Using traditional materials, primarily, Bronze, stone, steel, cements and resins all of which are manufactured by him at his studio.
"I see true art as pursuing originality and as a weapon of change"