This is one of the fun parts of making the painting. One of the expressive parts for colour, as the values form from lights into darks. It’s almost like the colour is dancing along with the under drawing’s lead.
Re-worked 2020Over the past few months looking back at this painting from 2019, the more I looked at it, the more I felt it needed refining. So I revisited it these past few strange weeks.
For all who have loved and lost, bereavement floats on strange waters..
I am the observer, less the creator.. This is where my painting is taking me right now.. It may look like an entirely different artist’s work but if you really look at it, it’s not.. I’m letting go of order and expectation. That being entirely from my own expectation and criticism within my own institution..Continue reading “Observer – Creator.. the Same”
An exhibition of recent paintings by Derval Freeman go on exhibit at Ranelagh Arts, Dublin 6, Thursday May 24th to June 4th 2018. With special guest speaker Michael Gemmell. ‘I hope to bring a piece of the forest and my surrounding rural landscape into the city for a little space in time.. I have aContinue reading “‘Entering The Dream’ New Solo Exhibition”
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”
Derval Freeman in her studio.
This is a short take of one of my paintings titles ‘Carcass II’, for a video piece I am putting together of my current work.
In this ever growing age of the internet, art is finding a strong platform on the internet and it seems the way for the future for artists who constantly get turned away by art galleries. Finally there is good opportunity for artists to get their work out there and to be seen and appreciated byContinue reading “Platform for Art”