Left us space here

  Another day another empty scene… Another Cork City street (Winthrop Street if you’re interested).

Sirius Art Centre

Hello Bloggers and non-Bloggers! This is just a shameless plug really to promote the Sirius Art Centre’s blog which I am hopefully going to be updating on a (sort of) frequent basis. An incredible space for artists to exhibit works, musicians to perform concerts and a variety of other events from craft fairs, demonstrations, talks … Continue reading

Graffiti artist PHLEGM in Bantry – Co. Cork

Graffiti artist Phlegm (from Sheffield, England) painting two murals in Bantry – Co. Cork. His 2nd piece is called ‘The Salmon of Knowledge’.

Mantra

Mantra, Oil and Acrylic on canvas, 2012 I began work on this piece yesterday and it’s almost finished. I just need to add more gradient changes between the light (white) bits and the dark (colour) bits. This piece is a lot darker, literally and figuratively. For some reason my paintings of Christian monuments, statues, churches, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Into the artifice of eternity

I recently revisited some older work (from 2010 – 2011) to touch up some parts and then decided to add them to this body of work as they fit in well with the rest of the paintings.

Among the deepening shades.

Oil and Acrylic on canvas

Among the deepening shades, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2012

Out of the murderous innocence of the sea

Oil and Acrylic on canvas

Out of the murderous innocence of the sea, oil and acrylic on canvas, 2012 This was an old one revisited – touched up and added to the current body of work. I’m still working on several more paintings but its hard to tell if they will all work together.¬†

Surely among a rich man’s flowering lawns

Surely among a rich man's flowering lawns, Oil and Acrylic on canvas, 2012

Ancestral Houses by W.B. Yeats Surely among a rich man’s flowering lawns, Amid the rustle of his planted hills, Life overflows without ambitious pains; And rains down life until the basin spills, And mounts more dizzy high the more it rains As though to choose whatever shape it wills And never stoop to a mechanical … Continue reading

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