Trademark Fine Art 'Oliver Hardy' Canvas Art by John NolanCategory: John Hardy DotArtist: John NolanSubject: Still LifeStyle: Bold & Eclectic ModernProduct Type: Gallery-Wrapped Canvas Art This ready to hang, gallery-wrapped art piece features a monochromatic purple portrait of Oliver Hardy.John Nolan was born and raised in Ireland in 1958 and lives in Dublin. He is a second-generation artist, having been exposed to art from an early age by his father. The studio in which he works is covered wall-to-wall with a colorful collection of acrylic paintings, and it also contains his work space and a teaching area. He shares his passion for painting with many. In addition to teaching adult painting classes, John also partiipates in special projects of several elementary schools in the area. His work is easily recognizable, and is known throughout Ireland and internationally, having exhibited in many countries as well as in the U.S. In 2003, he won the distinguished honor of representing Ireland at the Biennale Internazionale Dell 'Arte Contemporanea in Florence, Italy. His work is in many public and private collections throughout the world. Giclee (jee-clay) is an advanced printmaking process for creating high quality fine art reproductions. The attainable excellence that Giclee printmaking affords makes the reproduction virtually indistinguishable from the original piece. The result is wide acceptance of Giclee by galleries, museums, and private collectors. Gallery wrap is a method of stretching an artist's canvas so that the canvas wraps around the sides and is secured a hidden, wooden frame. This method of stretching and preparing a canvas allows for a frameless presentation of the finished painting.