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Austin Dwyer

Austin Dwyer was born in Tipperary, Ireland, and ventured to America in 1957. Within a few months, he joined the USAF. After discharge, he graduated with an art degree from the Burnley School of Professional Art in Seattle and was accepted to serve on the faculty. He also taught at the Seattle Art Institute. Besides being an artist and teacher, Austin is a published author and musician, having graduated from the Municipal School of Music in Dublin.


He is a Senior Fellow with the Pacific Rim Institute of Marine Artists and a Signature Member of the American Society of Marine Artists. He is also a fellow with The Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters. After retiring from Burnley and the Seattle Art Institute, he founded an Advertising and Marketing firm in Seattle with his partner Dale Cohen where he served as creative director and senior illustrator. His recent book, "Tugboats to Remember,” has just been published by Austin Macauley Publishers in New York. He is currently working on two new books — "An Anthology of Short Irish Stories" and a sequel to his first book, ”The Ring of the Piper’s Tune.” He is well known for his wartime paintings in England, Ireland, and the United States. 

Artist Austin Dwyer

“Clermont on the Hudson” 18” x 24” image 26.5” x 31.5” framed oil $4,800

Artist Austin Dwyer

“Immigrants to America” 8” x 10” image 14.5” x 16.5” framed oil $800

Artist Austin Dwyer

“Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship” 18” x 24” image 24.5” x 30.5” framed oil $4,800

Artist Austin Dwyer

“The Sentinel” 9” x 12” image 15.5” x 18.5” framed oil $950

The artwork pictured here is a representation of this artist's work. We aim to display only pieces that are currently in the gallery, though some may have been sold. If you are interested in purchasing a particular piece by this artist, please call the gallery at (302) 645-0551.

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