Gary Morrow grew up in Glasgow but now lives and works in scenic County Wexford, Ireland. His academic studies were in the area of Computer Science and he worked at Strathclyde University for many years before pursuing a painting career in 2008. He is inspired by the representational art of the late 19th century particularly that of the Glasgow boys, John Singer Sargent and Jules Bastien Le Page. He prefers painting naturalistic subjects from flowers in a still life to people in the environment. Careful observation and draughtsmanship form the foundations of his work. His goal is to capture the essence of his subjects as revealed in the subtleties of light, shade and colour but without a slavish attention to detail. His work has been used in advertising for television and print and can be found in galleries throughout the UK and America.