Ian Humphreys lives and paints on Heir Island, West Cork. He was born in Hertfordshire in 1956 and moved to Ireland in 1999. He studied at Exeter College of Art, gaining a BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting in 1979.
Since 1979, Ian has exhibited widely both nationally & internationally, including the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and the Hunting Prize, winning 2nd prize in 1998.
His work is in countless prestigious private & public collections, including The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, Burmah Castrol, Credit Suisse Societé Generale, Glaxo Smithkline, JP Morgan, University of Cambridge and Allied Irish Bank.