Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Montreal of Panic

About 20 years ago I stopped buying cards. The problem with making your own is that I tend to take too much time, mostly in fact not finishing them in time for the intended event. My studio and sketchbooks are littered with the beginnings of cards.
Here’s a card I did finish. If I remember rightly [...]

Irish Blog Awards 2011 - Scrapbook

Here’s a few photographs of my weekend at the IBAs in Belfast - presented in 1 big photo (just pretend it’s 1995).
Huge thanks to Damien for making it possible to meet so many people I enjoy reading, and being able to share my paintings with them.
Being with my paintings in a hotel in Belfast, [...]

Paintings at Irish Blog Awards, Belfast 2011

There will be an exhibition of my paintings at the Irish Blog Awards taking place in Belfast at the Europa Hotel on Saturday, March 19, 2011.
I can’t tell you yet how many paintings will be there because I’m still painting them, as is my way, and whatever is finished on Friday will go to Belfast. [...]

Heart Paintings

There are 4 heart paintings remaining from the Heart series, and given that’s it’s almost St Valentine’s Day it occurred to me that some people might like them for them for this reason. So I’ve reduced them from the €50 to €39 just until February 14th. UPDATE: These paintings are now SOLD.

Heart 1

Heart 2

Heart 5

Heart [...]

New Paintings Sale - December 2010

New paintings for sale, at up to 50% off. More paintings will be added particularly some cityscapes and larger paintings which were stranded at the studio by winter weather. Sale runs until end of December 2010. See more notes about the sale
UPDATE Saturday, Jan 1: Sale prices are now over. Watch for make-up sale week [...]

Notes on December 2010 Art Sale

Some notes to go with my end of year sale of paintings that starts here later today (link will be posted when the sale starts).
1. Paintings are sold on a first come first served basis so if you know me through twitter or facebook it may be quickest to tell me there you wish [...]

Paintings for Sale Oct 2010

Some new paintings on sale this October. I’m launching them at introductory prices €50 less than normal and increasing their prices by €5 every business day until they reach the normal price - or are sold.
I’m starting with 5 paintings and adding more through the week. PLEASE NOTE paintings are sold on first come [...]

A Pint and a Haircut: True Irish Stories

A new book of true Irish stories, featuring a painting of mine on the cover, is currently being launched with all royalties going to Concern’s Haiti fund.

Garret Pearse was inspired to compile A Pint and a Haircut: True Irish Stories while reading Paul Auster’s True Tales of American Lives when the story of the [...]

Peoples Art, Dublin September 2010

I’ll be exhibiting some new paintings on Stephen’s Green, on September 24-26, 2010, in the last of the 3 People’s Art exhibitions that are held every summer in Dublin.
The People’s Art exhibition is held on the railings of 3 sides of Stephen’s Green (where the Luas is, the west side, is not used).
This time [...]

Painting: Liffey, 6 Landmarks

Liffey, 6 Landmarks
16″ x 12″
canvas, unframed
€165 + S&H €11
Being from Dublin West, my route into and out of the city has never been a northside or southside artery but instead follows the river, along both banks of the Liffey’s quays and valley. So that’s why you’ve seen a few Dublin Liffey paintings of late, and [...]