Artist: Alison O Grady
Artwork Title: 'The Reynolds Brothers - World Cycling Champions'
Artwork Location: Harry Reynolds Road/Drogheda Street, Balbriggan, North Dublin.
Artwork Description: Balbriggan brothers, Harold and Robert Reynolds are world cycling champions. Harry Reynolds ‘Balbriggan Flyer’ won gold in Copenhagan in 1896. He was known to race the train from Balbriggan to Skerries on the coast road in training. A lesser known fact is that his brother Bobby competed in the world championship in Glasgow in 1897 and won bronze. My illustration celebrates Balbriggan‘s world champion cyclists. A similar depiction featured as part of a larger
illustration I was commissioned by Fingal CoCo, to celebrate Giro d’Italia when it passed through Fingal in 2014.
Biography: I am an illustrator, designer and qualied art educator with over 23 years professional experience in the eld visual art. With qualications in Design, Youth Arts and Art Education, I delivered workshops in youth organisations and taught in two of Balbriggan’s secondary schools. Some of my illustration work has been used by Fingal County Council for a variety of events within the locality. I founded a sketching group, in Balbriggan in 2012 which is now international.
Contact Artist: IG: grafficjamstudio