These are ‘Blood and Concrete ‘ 1 & 2
Each piece 100 x 80cm on canvas plus frame.
They were exhibited last month at Green Fuse Gallery in Westport, County Mayo.
I have submitted them to ‘Cairde Visual’ at the Model, in Sligo for their annual juried Summer show as part of Cairde Festival. I should hear soon if they have been selected. Fingers crossed!
These pieces developed out of my response to images of destruction in Aleppo, Syria. However, I don’t see them as sad paintings, but abstract images in their own right. It’s up to the viewer to make their own interpretation. I would be interested to hear from anyone if they have a particular reaction. Thanks
These 4 are appearing at http://www.velveteasel.co.uk for their summer show
‘Evening walk, Cruit Island’
100 x 155cm
I’m thinking about what will hang where
Which paintings complement each other
Thinking that ‘less is more’ but also how many or how few
‘Donegal’ Pair (now framed), one is 80 x 100, second is 80cm sq
Should they go in the same room
What’s the lighting like
‘Ruined Gables, Night Painting’
98 x 150cm
And what about the Ceide Fields pieces? (100 x 80 and 80cm sq). And there’s another of these there already
And there should be some smaller ones too (‘Its Orange Outside’, pair, framed now, 50cm sq)
But of course its not up to me anyway!
On tenterhooks waiting for a studio visit from the curator
Solo show at Green Fuse Gallery, Westport, County Mayo. 29th April to 10th June
A small work on paper, glazed and framed
A warm, large, (80cm sq)autumn inspired piece on cradled birch panel
An even larger, (100 cm sq), framed piece on canvas, ‘Rock in the Sea’
Wintery, but warm, framed 80cm sq piece on canvas
A bold, framed, pink, red and blue abstract on board, ‘ Deeper yet and darker still’60cm sq
‘Skylight’, 90cm sq, framed oil on board
A great 3 weeks at Stiwdio Maelor
If you are interested in having some time there yourself for your art (including writing) you can email for an application form to email@example.com
The 5 paintings in the top image are all also available through the same email. Funds from any sale of donated works goes both towards the ongoing costs of the residency programme and helps to fund the artist’s next residency!
The other image is of a 65cm painting on canvas that I completed on the residency which is on its way to @greenfusegallery in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland for their next show opening mid November