John Short lives in Dalkey, County Dublin. He graduated from Edinburgh College of Art and took an MA at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London. His many awards include the RCA Drawing Prize, the Berger Colour Prize and the President’s Award given by the Watercolour Society of Ireland. His drawings have appeared in publications including Vogue, Harpers & Queen, the Irish Times and the Sunday Independent.
He is a frequent exhibitor in Ireland, the UK and internationally. John is a senior lecturer in Imagemaking and Drawing in the School of Creative Arts at Dublin Institute of Technology.