Posts Tagged ‘IBA’

Painting Giveaway #9: How Many Sheep & Birds

There’s an exhibition of my paintings in Galway this weekend at the 2010 Irish Blog Awards. You can have a free original painting of your choice from the prizepool if you tell me what number you get if you add the number of sheep and the number of birds that will feature in paintings exhibited.
It’s [...]

IBA ‘09 Paintings Sale

These are the paintings that were exhibited in the Cork International Airport Hotel at the 2009 Irish Blog Awards.
Click on the paintings for larger views and payment details.

Pegli (30×30ins, 1,150 EUR)
Elevator, Sunday (40×30ins, 950 EUR)

Ballina II SOLD(16×12ins)
Waterford SOLD(16×12ins)

Sheep, Stone Wall SOLD (10×10ins, 90 EUR)
Cliffs of Moher III SOLD (10×10ins)

Stone Cottage SOLD (24×12ins, [...]

Auction of Irish Painting for IBA09 Charities

My painting Rosmuc, An Aill Bhuí is being auctioned for the charities associated with the 2009 Irish Blog Awards.
UPDATE: Auction is now over - thank you to everybody for bidding and supporting.

(click to enlarge)
Auction: on eBay
(item No: 270350421009)
The painting was exhibited at the Awards in the fabulous Cork International Airport Hotel, and the auction for [...]

Of Blog Awards and Paintings

This is not a review of the Awards; way too much happened and I’m way too tired to even begin to address a superb weekend. It’s understandable that those who aren’t present at the Awards focus on the results but the event is really about so much more. That is its strength, but I want [...]


For those waiting to see who won the latest free painting thing I ran, the answer to the question of how many paintings I exhibited at the Irish Blog Awards is 17.
17 was chosen by Patricia, who can now choose a painting from the prizepool. I believe I promised to add in at least another [...]

If You See Me at the Blog Awards

If you see me at the 2009 Irish Blog Awards, I’ll be the one with too much hair eating my own beard.
I have some paintings going on display so you may be wondering who I am. It may appear that I am not smiling, but that’s because I’m miserable and don’t like people. [...]

Painting Giveaway #3

The first correct answer (left as comment on this post), or the earliest closest if nobody gets it right, wins their choice of painting from the prizepool of paintings. I think there’s 14 paintings in there now and I intend to add to it during this competition, but it’s a busy week - which brings [...]

Painting Exhibition at the Irish Blog Awards

There will be an exhibition of my latest paintings at the 2009 Irish Blog Awards in Cork on February 21st.
The Awards take place at the Cork International Airport Hotel, a hotel described as “almost sci-fi in its ambience” which is reason enough for me to be excited about the show, but even better is that [...]

Notes & Lists

By popular request, Dog-dog is now on Twitter. Long-Grass has no plans to follow suit.
My background on Twitter made it onto the Top 10 list for January on the Twitter Backgrounds Gallery, and the #1 for Fine Arts Theme
My Irish KC made it from the very long nominated list to the (not too long) longlist [...]