Signal Open 2017

One of my paintings, ‘I Am Consumed’ selected for  Signal Open 2017, 5th annual group exhibition. The show runs from August 14th to August 27th, with opening reception on  Friday 14th at 7pm, Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow.  

Solace : : Whats On Show

This is a short video composition of whats on show for my current exhibition titled Solace.   It shows brief visual detail of the work’s surface textures and some of how they were created. Please feel welcome to come to the opening on Friday March 3rd at 7pm or pop in to have a lookContinue reading “Solace : : Whats On Show”

Painting : : Growth

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”

VAI

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”

The Copper House

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”

Featured Art Work : : Ledge

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”

On Exhibit soon

‘Djouce Summit’One of 4 digital photographs as part of my exhibition, February 27th to March 12th. Opens March 3rd at 7pm. 

Digital Landscapes

As part of my upcoming exhibition titled ‘Solace’, I will have 4 digital landscape photographs on exhibit at Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow. It runs from February 27th to March 12th with opening reception March 3rd at 7pm. All are welcome!

16th Annual Group Exhibition

Two of my most recent paintings titled, ‘Tall Trees’ and ‘Campfire’, will be exhibited next week at Signal Arts Centre 16th Annual Members Exhibition, 1 Albert Avenue, Bray Co. Wicklow. The show runs from May 23rd to June 5th 2016, with the opening May 29th 3pm to 5pm. All are welcome!      

Signal Open 2015 : : Open Night

From the official opening night of Signal Open 2015 at Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow. Here with my recent painting titled ‘Memory Loss’. Briefly this piece, like most of my work, is my response to the landscape and how I immerse myself in it. The painting came together somewhere between the violets and rawContinue reading “Signal Open 2015 : : Open Night”

Exhibition : : Signal Open 2015

I have 2 paintings in this year’s third annual open call show, ‘Signal Open’ 2015 at Signal Arts Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow. The exhibition runs from August 4th to August 16th, with a formal opening Aughst 7th at 7PM – 9PM. All are welcome! The two paintings chosen are ‘Memory Loss’ and ‘Here One Day’