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The Edges of the Land
1 week ago 2
Posted in: Paintings

I’ve been working on a couple of paintings based on the Connemara coastline. I used some photos I took off the coast of Inishturk for reference. I started out with some texture in the form of paste which I applied directly onto a canvas board, in an effort to get some movement into the piece [...]

Looking back at Clifden Arts Week
2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Inspire

I wrote this piece for the current issue of the Connemara Journal, out now. It is hard to believe that October is here, having enjoyed so many warm bright days last month. Such an extraordinary beginning to Autumn and such a rich month of festivities in Clifden. Like others, I feel sustained for weeks to [...]

Gavin Lavelle Exhibition - Clifden Arts Week
4 weeks ago 0
Posted in: Inspire

Cover image ‘Spiral Eye’ by Gavin Lavelle   This post is shared with the Lavelle Art Gallery blog which I write with my husband Gavin Lavelle. The Lavelle Art Gallery is a family business run by Gavin in Clifden, County Galway where we live. We have a brand new website that we have been working [...]