Maurice Wilks

Biography

A landscape and portrait painter, Maurice Canning Wilks was born in Belfast in 1910. He attended night classes at Belfast School of Art and was elected an associate of the Ulster Academy of Arts in 1935. In Dublin he showed at the Royal Hibernian Academy, mostly landscapes painted in Ulster, Counties Donegal, Kerry and Connemara. His watercolours featured in the inaugural meeting of the Ulster Watercolour Society in 1977. In 1980 he showed thirty-five works at the Oriel Gallery, thirty-four of which were landscapes. After his death in 1984, a retrospective was held at the Oriel.
 
Maurice  Wilks  RUA, ARHA (1910-1984)

Lough Swilly, Co. Donegal

Maurice  Wilks  RUA, ARHA (1910-1984)

On Achill Island, Co. Mayo

Previously Sold

 

Maurice  Wilks  RUA (1911-1984)

Approach to Inagh Valley, Connemara SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA, ARHA (1910-1984)

Cottages at Roundstone, Co. Galway SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA (1911-1984)

Gathering the Turf SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA, ARHA (1910-1984)

Gweedore, Co. Donegal SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA ARHA (1911-1984)

In the Inagh Valley, Connemara SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA ARHA (1911-1984)

Near Cleggan, Connemara SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA (1911-1984)

Rough Seas, Inishmore Head, Donegal SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA (1911-1984)

Roundstone, Co. Galway SOLD

Maurice  Wilks  RUA RHA 1910-1984)

Roundstone, Connamara SOLD