Des Welsh is self taught artist and works from his home in Bangor, County Down.
He has painted all his life and was also employed as a Technical Illustrator in the aviation industry in Belfast for over forty years.
He has exhibited with a number of local galleries and his work includes landscape, animal and portraiture.
His landscape work focuses up close on local subjects, for instance the North Coast and especially the Giants Causeway. Here he tries to indicate or inform the viewer of the tremendous forces which form the landscape, which in the case of the Causeway, was the ‘stuff of stars’.