Derek Culley is a self-taught artist, born and educated in Dublin. Culley was a founder member and chairman of Celtic Vision with the painters John Bellany and Denis Bowen and participated in the group’s exhibition tour -European wide.1986-87-88. Selected Solo shows include “Five Years of Culley” The Royal Hospital Kilmainham,(now IMMA) Dublin Ireland,1989, Wolfson College Oxford 1989, “Golgotha" Liverpool Anglican Cathedral-2011, Tamh Lacht" RUA/RED Gallery-Dublin 2011, Golgotha' Prayer Room IEC2012 International Eucharistic Congress RDS-2012 -. Editions Limited Liverpool Independent Biennial 2014. – The ATKINSON The Landing Gallery – Southport 2016. Sedition Ltd 2016.