Talented Coláiste Dún Iascaigh, Cahir, transition year student John Carey plans to continue producing artistic masterpieces after winning a Special Merit award in Category B of the Texaco Art Competition last year.
The 16-year-old from Ballylooby entered an amazing picture of an old man titled ‘Wisdom’ in the 13-15 years of age group. The stunning work was created using coloured pencils, felt tips and Tipex for texture.
John also received a prize in the Cahir Credit Unions Art Competition before Christmas. John’s love of drawing has seen him amass almost 20 pieces of work, and he was involved in painting the mural on the dining hall wall in Coláiste Dún Iascaigh as well as helping paint the background for the school’s shows.
Coláiste Dún Iascaigh art teacher Anne Ryan Maher has guided John on his journey.