Thomas Ryan P.P.R.H.A.
Born in Limerick, 1929.
Studied at the Limerick School of Art and National College of Art, Dublin.
President of the Royal Hibernian Academy 1982-92.
Honorary member of the Royal Academy and Royal Scottish Academy.
Governor for the National Gallery of Ireland 1979-1992.
Board Member Stamp Design An Post.
Founder Member Union of European Academy Madrid.
Designer of one pound coin and millennium Fifty Pence.
Numerous prestigious exhibitions in Europe including Russia.
President United Arts Club
President Limerick Arts Society
Associate National College of Art and Design.
Member of Council The British School at Rome 1982-90.
Council Member The British Institution 1983-94.
Former Trustee The Haverty Trust.
Council Member Friends of the National Collections of Ireland.
Knight of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazerus of Jerusalem
Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Doctor of Letters University of Limerick.