Willie Evesson was born in Aughrim, Co. Wicklow in 1960. He is a self taught artist, painting part time and full time since 1987. He was selected for the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition in 2005 and subsequently was the winner of the “Landscape of Distinction Award”. In 2007 his work was selected again for the Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Exhibition. Willie has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions throughout his career including The Leinster Gallery and The Oriel Gallery. He has been invited to participate in residency at The Cill Rialag Project, Co. Kerry in 2008. Evesson’s work may be found in private collections in Ireland, throughout Europe and in the USA.