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”
‘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”
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”
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”
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”
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’”
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”
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”
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”
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”
Pieces of ‘Neowise’ coming together. Early stages ✨🙂 Here are some pieces of my current painting in progress. I was inspired to make a large scale painting back in the summer this year around comet NEOWISE which was soaring our skies at the time. I left it to breathe for the past few months asContinue reading “Working Title – Neowise”
I’ve been revisiting this painting the past few days and as each time I looked at it, I felt it needed a different conclusion , especially because of the direction my work is going. I am more at ease with its development so I think this painting has come to a better place now… SomeContinue reading “Art Work Revisited ‘Commimication’”
The beginnings of a new work. Quick rough sketching and mark making with pencil. The drawing is an opportunity to be expressive and free. They are inspired by my walks and trails I map as I walk. I am also inspired by the rocks and boulders that I come across scattered in the landscape ofContinue reading “The Small Ones”
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.