Nicholas O’Leary (born in 1986 in Gisborne, New Zealand) has a degree in Architecture from the University of Auckland (2009). Since graduating he has lived and worked in Bergen, Norway. He has studied under many artists, most recently with Odd Nerdrum in Norway.
O’Leary works mainly with oil painting and his focus is to explore feelings and moods.
By bending physical rules in his paintings O‘Leary challenges our perceptions of truth and deception, reality and fantasy.
O’Leary has participated in many exhibitions, most recently; Museu Europeu d’Art Modern (Barcelona), Salmagundi Club, (New York), Principle Gallery (Alexandria/USA), SceneArt (London), Galleri Pan (Geilo, Stavern, Oslo), Galleri Henrik Gerner (Moss).
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