Norah McGuinness HRHA
Born in Derry, Norah McGuinness studied at the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin, the Chelsea Polytechnic, London, and with André l'Hote in Paris. She lived in London during the 1930s but returned to settle in Dublin in 1940. She was elected an honorary member of the RHA in 1957 but resigned in 1969. Her retrospective exhibition at Trinity College Dublin in 1968 included over one hundred works, and her art is represented in all the major Irish public collections as well as in several important overseas collections such as the Joseph H. Hirschorn collection in New York.