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Poetry, Painting and the President - Sea week 2014
1 week, 3 days ago 0
Posted in: Inspire

This piece was written for the current issue of the Connemara Journal, out now.   The 2014 Sea Week Festival celebrated its 30th year this year with a series of events that brought the village of Letterfrack on to the national stage. It began on the 17th October with a visit by President Higgins who [...]

1 month 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
1 month, 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 [...]