Born in 1947 John Cullinan graduated with Honours from Limerick School of Art under the guidance of Jack Donovan. After teaching in LSA for two years, he studied under American
artist Paul Brooks and Michael Dempsey. He lived in West Clare for eight years which has had a lasting effect on his appreciation and love of landscape and nature. He has
participated in group shows in Adams and the James Gallery Dublin, Kenny Gallery Galway, Lee Gallery Cork, Excel Centre Tipperary, Joan Clancy Gallery Ring, etc.; his solo
show in the Old Market House Arts Centre Dungarvan in 2006 was an overwhelming success. Listed in "Whyte's Buyer's Guide to Irish Art" his work hangs in many civic, corporate
and important private collections.