Henry Sharpe was born in Dublin and has lived in Wicklow since 1989. He studied at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, where he was a lecturer in drawing from 1980 to 2010. He has worked as a freelance illustrator and book designer and is the author of a number of books on art, including monographs on the painters Jonathan Wade and Michael Kane. He has participated in a number of open submission exhibitions over the past 30 years, including Living Art, Oireachtas, Independent Artists, and National Portrait Exhibition (Commendation).
Published in Ireland by Scotus Press. Copyright Henry Sharpe 2013. The moral right of the author has been asserted.