Born in Donegal, Ireland in 1977, Damien McGinley has studied art in Coventry University, England (Nat. Diploma Foundation Art and Design), and the University of West England, Bristol (BA Hons Illustration).
In 1999, following the impressive solo debut 'Intro' in Brussels, McGinley took up residence in Antwerp. It was there that he embarked on a series of successful solo and collaborative projects throughout Europe, ranging from exhibitions to book illustrations to album cover designs.
Nowadays McGinley works from studios in his native Donegal, and Nottingham, England where he continues to launch his eclectic projects to international audiences.
Loreto College, Milford, Co.Donegal, Ireland.
Coventry University, England.
University of West England, Bristol, England.
Irish Visual Artists Rights Organisation Member.
Panel of Adjudicators, Credit Union Children's National Art Awards. (IRL)
Visual Artists Ireland Member.
LK Collective Artstars Founder. (IRL)
Prison Education Service of Ireland - Artists in Prison Panelist.
Artshub Member. (UK)
Health Service Executive (Ireland) - Art Panelist.
POP-UP Nottingham Member. (UK)
Creatives Allies Member. (US)
East Midlands Visual Artists Network Member. (UK)
Outspace Art Group - Ireland Member.
'Eerst Even Langs Bij Otto' by Toon Musial. (Book Illustrations)
FREEMUSKATEERS (Netherlands 2012).
'8Q - Show Your Hope' - The Mobile Exhibition (Germany, 2011).
'Wolven, Draken en Medemensen' by Toon Musial - (Book Cover).
WWAOW.COM (Belgium, Netherlands, 2011).
'If I Was Wise' by Danny Guinan and Red - (album cover and sleeve).
DB productions@Zonnet.NL (The Netherlands, 2002).
'Ethn(ograph)ic Museum, The Old Village, Sirogojno' by Rajko Karisic - (Photojournal)
Photography and Painting Group Project (Serbia, 2004).
'Paying Otto a Friendly Visit' by Toon Musial - (book cover and illustrations).
WorldWideAssociationOfWriters.com (Belgium, 2007).