I am really happy my painting, ‘Communication’ has been selected for Westival 2020 launching October 21st and will run for 3 weeks. Due to current times, the show has been moved to the virtual world and can be seen on the link above or on their website https://westival.ie/ This years exhibition was an open callContinue reading “Westival 2020”
Detail of a ‘Aligning the Planets’ painting that I am revisiting at the moment.. For the past year I thought this painting was finished, but I’m feeling a new energy with it now. Some detail sections below. Full size 100cm x 100cm, oil and cold wax on linen
I am happy to say that a small selection of my paintings are now available as limited edition, museum-quality giclée prints. They are created using the finest archival pigment inks presented on Hahnemühle 310gsm paper and come with a Certificate of Authenticity. Available in a variety of sizes here.
Works in progress and probably a full moon eve moment of madness! These began as gestural quick marks that all came about in one session within 4 hours. It was an expressive beginning to something I wanted to explore using yellow and orange, colours I love using together. The mediums used were both oil paintsContinue reading “Yellow Energy”
My art work based on the poem of Eva Gore Booth, The Dreamer, Acrylic on Canvas, 30cm x 30cm. Available online via Hamilton Gallery, Sligo. On external exhibit at the MoLI (Museum of Literature Ireland), Dublin till mid March. This is an invited artists exhibition of 93 women artists to respond to the life andContinue reading “Eva Gore Booth Exhibition”
As one of 93 female artists invited to put a painting into the upcoming exhibition, ‘Eva Gore-Booth’, this is a little behind the work I did in response to a poem Eva wrote called The Dreamer. The Dreamer By Eva Gore-Booth 1929 All night I stumble through the fields of light, And chase in dreamsContinue reading “The Dreamer”
It is very hard to sit down and write ‘what my art is about’. I never really get it right! that’s true for years!.. So every now and again I try to re-write my artist statement with the hope I’m understood that bit better.. Lots of things come to mind when I paint and forContinue reading “The Artist Statement..a fear”
I am excited to have just added new work 6 to my site. This is a new series of paintings which I am continuing into 2019, so there will be more to follow in the coming year. I hope you enjoy what I have so far in this series!
My current new series is all about pushing abstraction more than I have ever done before. Responding to my surrounding landscape and being so passionate about nature, forests and the open landscape. The colours are influenced by the bright vibrant summer light that is being experienced here in Ireland lately. This is only a shortContinue reading “Pushing Abstraction”
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”