So delighted to have another solo show at Green Fuse Gallery in Westport, County Mayo, which opened last night
Here are a few photos of some of the works
(and me peering through the window before heading back home on the bus to Donegal this morning)
The works available should be uploaded to the gallery website over the weekend
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Paintings by Liz Doyle
October 20th-November 30th 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20th 6 – 8 pm
Mark Borghi Fine Art
2426 Main Street
“Color and light are the foundation behind Liz Doyle’s bold yet transient paintings. Her works are focused meditations that challenge what is seen and unseen and how one’s surroundings affect an artist’s vision.
Working in oil and cold wax medium on canvas and board, the paintings are mostly modest in scale. Doyle uses bright palettes exploring a range of jewel and earthy hues, not unrelated to where the paintings may lead the viewer in their sense of place.
The atmospheric light conditions rendered through wax paper paint application contrast with the bold textural scrape lines on the surface of the paintings. These lines, often appearing as scratches take on triangular shapes and break through the surface of the two-dimensional picture plane offering another dimension. Their presence in the works emit a force, providing a grounding element as though tethering sails to a ship, or flaps on a tent to the ground. The lines are a constant reminder of our connection to the earth.
Existing in the realm of metaphor the paintings elicit moments of personal motif and signage. They reference maps and mountains, both ways to trace one’s bearings, as would be needed during a journey travelling by sea or space, such as the exhibition’s title describes. While the work is informed by the artist’s surroundings at her time of making, they emit a sense of water and land. This is perhaps a byproduct of daily visualization of what is on the artist’s mind or in her sight. Doyle relates the tethering lines to having a directional element—something that moves from point A to B. She relates this imagery in her paintings, to being able to see the mountains on the skyline from her studio and how they ground her in knowing where she is and when she is. These references between what is seen, felt and explored with a focus on painting itself give homage to artists such as Joan Mitchell and Robert Motherwell.”
Please rsvp to email@example.com
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These 6 small pieces ( two are 12″ square, the other four, 6″square) are being mounted and framed as 3 diptychs for my solo show at Mark Borghi Fine Art in Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York which opens on 20th October.
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Its our wedding anniversary at the weekend and we’re celebrating with an ‘open house’ event. There will be tea and buns, a glass or so of wine, and LOADS OF PAINTINGS
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- Tagged 40years, art, big paintings, celebration, donegal, exhibition, Ireland, marriage, wedding
Green Fuse Gallery (@GreenFuseGallery) Westport, County Mayo, Ireland
Until 3rd June
Tuesdays to Sundays, 12.30 – 6pm
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The Doorway Gallery
24 South Frederick Street
The Doorway Gallery is doing well for me and keeping me very busy. The 2 above, Donegal 1 & 2, are to be framed together for a customer as a large diptych
These 2 x 60cm panels, ‘mountains and bogroads’ went to Dublin by courier last week
The 4 panels above, ‘Skylight 1& 2’, each 90cm sq and ‘October 1& 2’ each 80cm sq went down by courier yesterday
The group show, ‘Hidden’, which I have 2 pieces in, runs till 29th October, followed by Christsy Keeney’s solo show till mid November. Then there’s the wonderful Christmas exhibition.
Even during solo shows, my work and other gallery artists work is available in the downstairs gallery. Open Monday to Saturday 10- 6
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Hanging my show at An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny, County Donegal tomorrow.
55 paintings on 2 floors of a lovely popular Theatre with a great autumn programme of events.
Show opens with a reception at 7pm Wednesday 23rd September
This is what my house looks like now
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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:
Mayo (stones of the Ceide Fields)
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- Tagged Abstract art, An Grianan, art, exhibition, Kathmandu, letterkenny, Liz Doyle, paintings, travel
not really this dark
the sun came out later
delighted to have sold one (left hand of the orange pair) before the official opening which is Saturday 4th at 3pm