John Coll

John Coll CV

Born in 1956, John Coll began his career as a marine scientist before committing to
sculpture as a profession 36 years ago. Since then, he has become one of Ireland’s leading
figurative sculptors. Commissions include monuments to the writers Patrick Kavanagh and
Brendan Behan in Dublin, and Countess Markievicz at Rathcormac in Co Sligo. More
recently he completed a portrait of an tUachtarán Michael D. Higgins for the Office of Public
Works and a monument to the singer Luke Kelly in South King Street, Dublin 2. He has
exhibited widely in Ireland and also in Europe and America. His work can be found in the
collections of Stanford University (California, USA), NUI Galway, Galway City Council,
Boston College (Massachusetts, USA), The National Library (Kildare St, Dublin), The
National Museum (Collins Barracks, Dublin), and the Bank of Ireland.


John is happy to take commissions so please talk to us if you have any special requirements