Moving on with this current work in progress and this newly begun small little painting, I hope for the colour to return soon in this white snowy February we are having right now..
In this weeks issue of the Wicklow Voice today. Issue February 24th 2017, ahead of Solace Exhibition next week. A short interview on page 10 with the very talented poet and journalist, Brian Quigley. Have a read further down. focus on faces – Derval Freeman How’s life? Great! Very busy at the moment though.Continue reading “Interview : : Focus on Faces”
A closer look at painting, ‘Growth’ 100cm x 100cm, Oil, Mixed Media on Canvas I use beeswax in a lot of my paintings and here I mixed it into a thick opacity with the oils. Also on the surface of this painting I incorporated the found little pieces of the forest floor including pine needles,Continue reading “Painting : : Growth”
A closer look at painting, ‘I Am Consumed’, 50cm x 50cm, Oil mixed media on canvas. I used beeswax, sand and pine needles.
A piece from VAI (Visual Artists Ireland) about my upcoming solo show in less than 2 weeks Solace | Derval Freeman at Signal Arts Centre 27 February to 12 March Opening Reception: Friday 3 March 7pm Signal Arts Centre is delighted to present ‘Solace, an exhibition of paintings and photography by Derval Freeman. Derval’s paintingsContinue reading “VAI”
This is a mask I was given as a gift almost 9 years ago. My good friend Ger who gave it to me said she would love to see what I could do with it and paint something of my own on it. I really loved it as it was, just a blank white smoothContinue reading “Privilege of Existence”
Its getting closer to my show the end of the month, with 20 days to go. I am busy getting my paintings framed and photographs printed. I have 4 digital original prints included in the exhibition and this is one below where The Copper House in Dublin city centre had some very kind words toContinue reading “The Copper House”
My painting ‘Ledge’, Oil and mixed media on canvas, 61cm x 61cm is currently being featured in Irish Artist -Irish Artist Info My inspirations for this painting derives from my many trips up into the open landscape of Wicklow National Park. Its vast sense of space and atmosphere with the constant moving and ever-changing skiesContinue reading “Featured Art Work : : Ledge”