Ian Cryer is Vice President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, and has exhibited widely over the past thirty years, including the Royal Academy in London.? Because of his particular interest in steam locomotives, his work is included in the collections of many railway companies and numerous public and private collections, including that of Price Waterhouse. Ianís wife Wendy Plunkett is a self taught artist whose family came from Achill Island, and from Clones, Co. Monaghan.?