Artist Tom Byrne. .... studied at the College of art and design Dublin ...and the kunst college Berlin Joseph conrad wrote that part of the aim of art is to snatch a moment from the remorseless rush of time and to reveal that rescued fragment to others, capturing and holding up a sliver of life's truth and emotion creates solidarity among all who share it. Tom tries to convey this quality in his work through his seascapes cityscapes and abstracts. Tom Byrne is an award winning and wildly collected artist. Apart from doing painting's of his immediate environment where he lives near the coast, Tom also does many commissions from portraits and landscapes to cityscapes.