Artist Talk with Éamon Colman

This is the closing reception held at Seamus Ennis Arts Centre of my solo exhibition, ‘Wanderings’ (Easter Snow Gallery). With guest speaker and Aosdána member, Éamon Colman who speaks about the work and his own response to it. There is an essay that he wrote which can be read at the end of the videoContinue reading “Artist Talk with Éamon Colman”

Wanderings

I am happy to announce a little gathering I am having on Sunday the 22nd of January to mark and celebrate my solo exhibition ‘Wanderings’, which is coming to a close January 29th, at Easter Snow Gallery @seamusennisarts Artist and Aosdana member, Eamon Colman will be guest speaker on the day. An artist whose workContinue reading “Wanderings”

Artist Review by Eamon Colman

Titled, ‘A Place Like Home’, here is a rievew written by artist Eamon Colman about me as an astist, my work and my current solo exhibition at the Easter Snow Gallery, ‘These are landscapes of the mind, or they could be landscapes, not as she sees them, but as she feels them. Rather unsurprisingly, DervalContinue reading “Artist Review by Eamon Colman”

Closest to Our Star

‘Alpha Centauri’, Oils and Cold Wax on Canvas.Titled after a star system of 3 stars that make up part of the constellation Centaurus which are the closest star system to the sun.This was an award winning painting I did as part of an online competion during the pandemic with @hamblyandhambly . It began a newContinue reading “Closest to Our Star”

The Dream Within The Dream

As part of my current solo exhibition at The Easter Snow Gallery at Seamus Ennis Arts, here is ‘The Dream Within The Dream‘. In response to a vivid dream I had one night where I thought I had woken upbut then became aware within the dream that I was dreaming. Then I realisedwhen I didContinue reading “The Dream Within The Dream”

Solo Exhibition – Wanderings

I am very pleased to announce that my solo exhibition Wanderings is now open at The Easter Snow Gallery, Seamus Ennis Arts in Naul Co. Dublin and will run until the end of November. The exhibition is also online here should you wish to view whats on the walls. Her solo exhibition will showcase newContinue reading “Solo Exhibition – Wanderings”

Clear Skies

The Milky Way with Orion and Pleiades Over Cill Rialaig 2022 I took this photo of the night sky when on artist residency in Cill Rialaig back in March this year. It was a time when the Milky Way started to reappear back into our skies and on the wide angle lens I had, IContinue reading “Clear Skies”

Hidden Histories

Hidden Histories is an exhibition of 11 invited artists with a connection to Tipperary, to produce work in response to ideas and interpretations around the discovery of a horse’s skull and what it means, which was found in the foundations of The Old School in Drangan county Tipperary, which is now an artefact concealed inContinue reading “Hidden Histories”

Bealtaine

I am very happy to be part of this exhibition titled ‘Bealtaine’ which has been curated by Robin Savage and Chris Gray of Carrickahowley Gallery, Portland, Maine USA. The show consists of six invited contemporary irish artists to exhibit work in celebration of Bealtaine festival 2022 in association with the Irish Maine Heritage Center inContinue reading “Bealtaine”

Three Rooms

I am so happy to be amongst a list of such wonderful artists for Three Rooms exhibition, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo. This show has been postponed on several occasions due to Covid restrictions ever since 2020 but it is finally here and we’ll worth the wait. It opens tomorrow Sat 23rd of April at 3pmContinue reading “Three Rooms”

Experimental

After my solo exhibition in August 2021, I took a short break from the studio with the idea of coming back with fresh new ideas. It was easier said than done but I think I am back on the right path and ready to move on. I am constantly trying to push my work andContinue reading “Experimental”

‘A Way to Equilibrium’

I have a solo exhibition currently in Signal Arts, Bray Co. Wicklow which runs August 16th to the 29th. The exhibition is in the gallery and can also be viewed here where online sales are also available. This exhibition is mentored by the well known irish artist, Eamon Coleman and the show will showcase allContinue reading “‘A Way to Equilibrium’”

A Way to Equilibrium II

I began this journey in my current series of work with the working title ‘A Way to Equilibrium’ and I painted a small painting titled the same about 2 years ago where this all began. Here is my latest painting that will be the last painting to make my solo exhibition in a couple ofContinue reading “A Way to Equilibrium II”

Meditation in Time of Civil War

An invite by Hamilton Gallery, Co. Sligo, Ireland to participate in a group exhibition, responding to the poem by W.B Yeats, ‘Meditations in Time of Civil War’. The exhibition will open virtually and open to the public on Yeats Day, June 13th 2021 Written over seven sections it is replete with powerful and compelling imageryContinue reading “Meditation in Time of Civil War”

Artist Interview

Here is an in depth interview about my art that I did recently with Ruan Shields recently.

Moonset

I was watching the moonset during the week as I ventured up the road where I live, here at the foot of the Sugar Loaf. I often get these bursts of energy to head outside in the middle of the night to watch the night skies. These moments are a magical experience and I amContinue reading “Moonset”

The Humidity of and August Starty Night

I started this painting at the beginning of July 2020 with a few scribbles on this canvas and then went blank on it for weeks. Then one night in August I went all colour expressive with it, it ended up here. A closer look at this painting I finished last August 2020. I made aContinue reading “The Humidity of and August Starty Night”

Imagine Solo Show

Join me Monday at 2pm for my online solo exhibition with Imagine artists group at Hambly and Hambly at Dunbar House. All new works and all available through Ciara on 00 44 7808 010327.🌺🦋🌺https://facebook.com/NorthernIrishArts/

Alpha Centauri

My first painting for 2021 I am thrilled to be awarded for the winning painting at Enlighten call at Hambly & Hambly, a great start to the new year. I was drawn to the beautiful bright colours of the work of Adrienne Finnerty’s sculptural relief piece titled ‘Show the world you light, your bright, theContinue reading “Alpha Centauri”

The Great Conjunction

Where Jupiter and Saturn will meet from our perspective looking out into space. Another cosmic event that will somehow find its way into my painting at some point. I went out yesterday evening to try capture their closeness as best I could with my camera. Some of the photos are showing the other view ofContinue reading “The Great Conjunction”