Latest Artwork   September, 2016

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Irish artists, an Open Platform, New Irish Art

 'german abstrct'
'german abstrct' | layered oil paint varnish wash, na | Derek Lawlor
 'nerves got me'
'nerves got me' | na, na | Derek Lawlor

Derek Lawlor

I would describe my work as expressionist with some figurative work included I like to paint from my past and also from photographs and life studies I'm also i...
 'The Lone Trumpeter'
'The Lone Trumpeter' | Oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm | Laurence O'Toole
 'Waiting for The Narcissist'
'Waiting for The Narcissist' | Oil on Canvas, 60 x 100 cm | Laurence O'Toole

Laurence O'Toole

Irish Arts Compendium 2008 (runner up). Represented Ireland in Televised Isole Festival of Art Competition, Italy. Awarded 2nd Prize 2003....
 'ENCHANTMENT'
'ENCHANTMENT' | acrylic, 40 x 50 ins | Emma Campbell
 'BUBBLES'
'BUBBLES' | Acrylic, 24 x 30 ins | Emma Campbell

Emma Campbell

Inspiration is taken on board from many things, for example, the natural colour and beauty that nature provides, whether it is on our own back door, or a passin...
 'Irish landscape'
'Irish landscape' | oil on canvas, 80 x 120 cms | Claudia Ferrara
 'Dawn'
'Dawn' | oil on canvas, 80 x 120 cms | Claudia Ferrara

Claudia Ferrara

All paintings are realized with oil and other materials (acrylics and sand) on canvas. I've spent my holidays in Ireland for more than 15 years now and the land...
 'Henry Street, Dublin'
'Henry Street, Dublin' | acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 ins | Stephen T Shaw
 'Green Grass of Home'
'Green Grass of Home' | acrylic on canvas, 24 x 20 ins | Stephen T Shaw

Stephen T Shaw

Most of my work is inspired by the surrounding landscapes of places I know well in Derry, Donegal and Dublin. I enjoy juggling a professional career in graphic ...
 'Frida'
'Frida' | Encaustic (beeswax and damar resin), 40 x 40 cm | Lora Murphy
 'Childhood Dreaming'
'Childhood Dreaming' | Encaustic on panel, 60 x 60 cm | Lora Murphy

Lora Murphy

I want people to be moved by my work! I want them to feel some of the passion that went into the making and I want them to feel a connection to the subject. Whe...
 'Carrickbrack Lough, Ballinakillew Mountain, Co Donegal'
'Carrickbrack Lough, Ballinakillew Mountain, Co Donegal' | Oil canvas board, 26 x 18 inches | Joe Ryder
 'The Long field, Silverbridge, Co Armagh'
'The Long field, Silverbridge, Co Armagh' | Oil on stretched canvas, 35 x 27 inches | Joe Ryder

Joe Ryder

Ideas for paintings come from observing local surroundings and listening to local characters.Enjoy painting traditional country topics and scenes especially one...
 'Popping Poppies'
'Popping Poppies' | Acrylic unframed on thin edge canvas, 75 x 45 cm | Fiona Roche
 'The Poppies Have Arrived!'
'The Poppies Have Arrived!' | Acrylic unframed on deep edge canvas, 20 x 20 cm | Fiona Roche

Fiona Roche

Fiona is from Dublin and still lives and works there. Her aim is to create artwork that is dynamic and uplifting to bring a sense of joy and wellbein...
 'Through the Comeraghs'
'Through the Comeraghs' | Oil, 24 x 24 ins | Ann Brennan
 'Wild Atlantic Surf'
'Wild Atlantic Surf' | oil, 50 x 50 ins | Ann Brennan

Ann Brennan

I am a self taught artist working from my home based studio in Ballingarry. Co. Tipperary. I have been painting for a number of years but only took i...
 'Eat Me'
'Eat Me' | graphite and gold leaf, 9 x 12 ins | Dawn Coulter Cruttenden
 'Tea Party'
'Tea Party' | graphite and gold leaf, 9 x 12 ins | Dawn Coulter Cruttenden

Dawn Coulter Cruttenden

In 2015, a series of her drawings was bought by musician Stevie Nicks. These are now installed in LA. The prints of these pieces decorate the children's cancer ...
 'Nelson's Pillar'
'Nelson's Pillar' | watercolour, 15 x 24 inches | Alan Somers
 'Grafton Street'
'Grafton Street' | watercolour, 16 x 27 inches | Alan Somers

Alan Somers

Although I enjoy different subject matter my favourite is Landscape and Cityscapes, perhaps it is the architecture or the way light plays with streets and build...
 'Tulach a tSolais'
'Tulach a tSolais' | Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 x 1.5 cm | Martina Furlong
 'The Red Thread May Stretch Or Tangle But It Will Never Break'
'The Red Thread May Stretch Or Tangle But It Will Never Break' | Oil and acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 x 1.5 cm | Martina Furlong

Martina Furlong

The ideas for my paintings come from various sources; buildings, books, songs, people and nature. In my paintings I want to transform reality, mix it with memor...
 'Harvest Time'
'Harvest Time' | Graphite, 38 x 48 cms | Bob Fox
 'In The Zone'
'In The Zone' | Graphite, 25 x 32 cms | Bob Fox

Bob Fox

Originally from Athlone, I have been living in France, just outside Paris, for the last few years, I work in oils and water colours. I'm inspired by m...
 'Topography (Part One)'
'Topography (Part One)' | Acrylic on canvas, 800 x 600 mm | Daniel O'Connell
 'Running Parallel'
'Running Parallel' | Acrylic on canvas, 800 x 600 mm | Daniel O'Connell

Daniel O'Connell

Born in New Zealand, eldest of six children, left school at fifteen, completed carpentry apprenticeship, moved to Ireland, currently living in Abbeyfeale, Co Li...
 'Ulster Fry'
'Ulster Fry' | Woodcut, 30 x 30 cms | Connor Maguire
 'Ulster Hall'
'Ulster Hall' | Woodcut, 30 x 30 cms | Connor Maguire

Connor Maguire

I would watch my Grandfather sketch and draw out ideas for projects as well as for the mere pleasure of drawing. Inspired and captivated seeing what he could ac...
 'Piglets'
'Piglets' | Oil on Canvas, 24 x 30 cm | Dominic McNamara
 'Lough Corrib'
'Lough Corrib' | Oil on Canvas, 30 x 40 cm | Dominic McNamara

Dominic McNamara

I am a self taught Artist, I'm not sure If I can officially call myself a fully qualified Artist, but I'm trying, and hoping that someday I may be loo...
 'Muilleog, Black biro'
'Muilleog, Black biro' | 2B and 6B pencil, 11.7 x 16.5 in | Larry Dunne
 'Dallcheim, Black biro, 2B and 6B pencils'
'Dallcheim, Black biro, 2B and 6B pencils' | white paint markers, 11.7 x 16.5 in | Larry Dunne

Larry Dunne

A graduate from the National College of Art and Design, his unique illustrative work - described as 'terrorscapes' - investigates themes such as absurdism, nihi...
 'Glimpse of the Mournes, from Middle Road, Islandmagee.'
'Glimpse of the Mournes, from Middle Road, Islandmagee.' | Oil and acrylic on canvas, 10 x 14 inches. | Laura Butler
 'Old Mourne Homestead at Sunrise (from a photograph by Leslie Hanthorne with permission).'
'Old Mourne Homestead at Sunrise (from a photograph by Leslie Hanthorne with permission).' | Oil and acrylic on canvas., 9 x 12 inches. | Laura Butler

Laura Butler

I am particularly drawn to images where the presence of people, the mark they make on the landscape over time can be felt and I try to depict this in...

Art Exhibitions, Events

The Schoolhouse for Art Enniskerry Village, Wicklow.

Above The West

Michael Gemmell

Opening 30th September 7pm and until October 7th

Connacht Tribune Print Works Market Street, Galway.

"A Year On The Prom" Exhibition of New Paintings

Geraldine Folan

Opening 15th September and from 11am to 7pm until 25th September

Central Buildings 51a O'Connell Street, Limerick.

Exhibition of Paintings

Margaret Ray and Tomás O'Maoldomhnaigh

Opening September 14 at 6:30PM until 30th of September open daily from 11:00 to 5:00PM

The Courthouse Arts Centre Tinahely, Co.Wicklow.

Exhibition by Emerging Artists 2016

Karen Walsh and numerous other graduates

Opening date 4th of September 4pm - 6pm until 29th of September

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