Carol Graham has been a professional painter since leaving Art College in 1975. Her early work was highly realistic, often taking months to complete one painting and her portraits continue to use this technique. Carol came to public attention with her painting of ‘The Striped Skirt ‘in the Ulster Museum collection. The last decade has seen a surge of creativity. There has been a broader painterly technique and subject matter ranges from still life, mountain landscape, figurative, symbolic, and abstract and portraits recently including President Mary McAlese (Queens University) she is a past president of the Royal Ulster Academy.