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Wound
1 week, 1 day ago 0
Posted in: Paintings

This is another painting in a series based on the sea. I used a photograph I took last year of a cliff for reference, as it is viewed from the water. It has a cleft shaped by the formation of the rock that has been deepened by the corrosive action of the sea. I begin [...]

The Edges of the Land
2 weeks, 2 days 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
3 weeks, 1 day 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 [...]