Shane Berkery

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Shane Keisuke Berkery (born April 9, 1992) is an Irish-Japanese contemporary artist based in Dublin, Ireland. His cultural background has been a major influence on his work and is a frequent theme in his paintings. Berkery primarily works out of his studio in Dublin and is represented by The Molesworth Gallery.

Berkery experienced controversy in 2015 when he submitted a nude of the college director for the graduation exhibition at National College of Art and Design in protest of how the college was being run. The painting was later withdrawn.

In 2013, singer Sinead O' Connor commissioned Berkery to paint a mural of Hindu god Vishnu in her home in Bray, Ireland. O' Connor originally planned to use Berkery's image for the cover of her album in summer 2014, titled The Vishnu Room but the album was later retitled, without reference to Vishnu.