John Tierney is an English painter whose aim is to create works with a strong sense of place, works that provide a feeling of what it is like to be there. Previously a professor of criminology at the Durham University, he retired in 2010, which meant he had more time to devote to painting.
Featured image: John Tierney - Paramount Studios, 2018 (detail). Oil on Canvas. 40 × 30 in. 101.6 × 76.2 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy Maddox Gallery