50 paintings

My exhibition at An Grianan Theatre, in Letterkenny, county Donegal is next week and I’m making the final selections for the 50 paintings that will be included
The show is in 4 sections: Donegal, Ceide Fields (Mayo), Venice and Nepal, reflecting on the wonderful adventures I have had in the last 2 years
Here are a few paintings from each section to give you a flavour:

Donegal

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Mayo (stones of the Ceide Fields)

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Venice

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Nepal

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creative collective for refugee relief

2 artists have started an art sale and auction on facebook to raise funds to buy blankets and warm clothes for refugees in Syria and Calais

https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1685067585059703

It is a simple and successful process
Read the ‘about’ section on their page if you want to find out how it works
You can donate artworks and/or buy artworks
I have donated 9 pieces of work for sale through their page so far
These 4 are still available

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tolerate chaos

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the first 5 stages of work on 3 canvases in my studio this morning
the initial trigger was twofold: Diebenkorn’s notes to himself about how to go about making a painting

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/article/diebenkorn-ten-rules

and there was a powercut

so I went with ‘tolerate chaos’ and also forced myself to not care about the first appearances of ‘prettiness’ and I didn’t ‘search for a subject’

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