See Aidan Hickey's paintings

Last week Irish writer Colm Toibin attended the launch of a large national art exhibition in Dublin, with a literary theme. As the highlight of the event his portrait, by Aidan Hickey was unveiled.

Toibín's portrait will be part of the 133rd exhibition of the Dublin Painting & Sketching Club, which includes a special literary theme this year to celebrate Dublin’s award as the ‘City of Literature’ (UNESCO Award 2010).

The exhibition opens to the public on Monday 4 April for two weeks until Sunday 17 April at the Concourse Gallery, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Hall in Dun Laoghaire.

For more information on Aidan Hickey visit his Facebook page or visit The Doorway Gallery.

See Aidan Hickey's paintings

Colm Toibin, along with artist Aidan Hickey, admire his portrait