Born in Dublin 1972, Colin Grehan was raised in Templemore, Co. Tipperary and now lives and works near the village of Monivea, Co. Galway. He developed an interest in stone carving and sculpture in his early teens achieving early success and recognition, his work having been accepted for the Royal Hibernian Academy’s exhibition in 1991 when he was 19 years old. Colin’s portfolio of work includes major public artworks for the Nenagh By-Pass and the Market Square in Navan carved in Irish limestone as well as numerous works for public, private and ecclesiastical clients. The diversity and range of
his commissioned work is testament to a creative imagination and drive which is harnessed to a philosophy of craftsmanship and excellence. In recent years Colin has managed to balance work in arts and skills education with a rewarding career as a professional artist, working in a range of art, craft and design enterprises and collaborations with companies as well as other artists and crafts people.