Standing at the Wall, 2020, Oil on Canvas, 30 x 40cm 

Michael Doherty  lives and works in Belfast.

His works have been selected for exhibition with the Royal Ulster Academy, The Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, The Syracuse International Film Festival and the Ciall Sense of the Gaeltacht.

He has a Bachelor of Arts first class honours degree  in Fine Art (painting) from Ulster University. He has led drawing and painting classes and sketching tours for the Royal Society of Ulster Architects, Oideas Gael, The Irish Architecture Foundation and Belfast City Council.

He is a member of Visual Artists Ireland, the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and the Royal Society of Ulster Architects. His practice as a Visual Artist and as an Architect continue in parallel.

Narratives around cultural diversity, society, and the environment, are dominant in his work.

Exhibiting Soon: Royal Ulster Academy Annual. Ulster Museum, Belfast.  13 October 2023 - 01 January 2024