The Art of John Kingerlee

The Challenge that faces John every day is one of making his paint reflect his experience of nature as a dynamic all encompassing unity that extends to Man and his inner thoughts and feelings.
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Current life and works

John Kingerlee (born 14 February 1936) is an Irish painter currently living on the Beara peninsula, in West Cork. He is a convert to Islam and has a second family in Fez, Morocco. On the isolated Beara peninsula, looking directly out from his home across Kenmare Bay to the ring of Kerry, John and his wife Mo lead a life which some might describe as lonely. However, what they lack in human contact they make up for through an existence which extends to growing their own vegetables in their organic garden.
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Kingerlee has exhibited works in Ireland, England and The United States of America. Art critic William Zimmer gave a speech about the artist and his works at the Los Angeles exhibition in October 2006, curated by Masoud Pourhabib.
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The Whole Planet is a Garden

The book titled "The Whole Planet is a Garden, The Genius of John Kingerlee" is written by Edmund P. Pillsbury, PH. D. with contributing essays.
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