Rooted in one dear perpetual place

Again, this is an oldie (2010). I actually had this in my selection of works in our Graduation Show in GMIT in 2010. Because I still have it and because it goes well with the rest of the works completed more recently, I decided  to dig it out, blow off the cobwebs and do some touch-ups.

Rooted in one dear perpetual place, Oil and Acrylic on canvas, 2010

The image was of St. Brigid’s Psychiatric Institution – once the largest institution of its kind in the West of Ireland. Many parts of the buildings on the grounds are empty or abandoned – or used as storage facilities for local farmers. The place has some unsettling aspects to say the least.

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