In his oil paintings, Xander conjures the mysterious, the poetic and the fantastic. The landscape in which the artist grew up often features as the backdrop to quite incongruous dramas involving exotic animals and mysterious topiary.
Dark themes are not absent, as distant reminiscences of tales told, childhood misconceptions and the insights of age romp together in a clear sunlit land.
A fine art graduate (University of Ulster) the artist has exhibited extensively in Belfast, Dublin, London and Hamburg, and is now working with Gormley’s Fine Art Gallery Belfast.
Getting to Strangford Horse and Other Tales
North Down Museum
Castle Park Avenue