- Reference Code:IE/NIVAL AR/1843
- First Name: Michael
- Last Name: O'Nuallain
- Gender: Male
- Date of Birth: 1928
- Date of Death: 2016
- Place of Birth: Dublin
- Nationality: Irish
- Area Of Practice:
- Artwork Type Technique:
- Abstract/Figurative: Abstract
- Represented By: Not Specified
- Public Art: No
- Size: 20+
- Manuscript Material: No
- Physical Location: Artist Files Collection
- Public Collection:
- National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.
- University College Dublin.
- University College Cork, Modern Art Collection.
1952 Helsinki Olympic Games Art Award.
1952 National College of Art and Design, Dublin.
photocopy newspaper cuttings
O'Nuallain worked as a freelance artist and designer following his graduation from the National College of Art and Design. He then became a Secondary Schools Art Inspector with the Department of Education and remained there until his retirement in 1993. O'Nuallain was a prolific portrait painter. Some of his portrait commissions included: Brendan Behan which is located in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin and Siobháin McKenna located at University College Galway. His work is represented in numerous other public collections. File contains a catalogue from an exhibition held at Little Theatre, Brown Thomas, Dublin in 1955. File also contains newspaper clippings, images and correspondence between the artist and Noel Sheridan, Director of NCAD.