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Born in the USA, Internationally known Artist, Darlene Garr has been painting professionally for over 30 years and with more than 150 Solo and Group Shows, boasting collectors from all around the world.
Her work is a popular choice for Corporates, including International sponsorships by Monsanto, BASF, Bristol Meyers, Iona Technologies, Friend's First Financial and Lucent Technologies, to name a few. Since arriving in Ireland over 17 years ago, Darlene has added Hayes and Higgins, The Ormonde Hotel, Grant Thornton, Zuni Restaurant, CRUZZO, the Fitzwilton Hotel in Waterford and The Left Bank in Kilkenny.
Something within me is always waiting to emerge. During my unconscious time I listen for what is seeking expression, then joyfully engage with whatever surfaces.
In my work, spontaneous movement is as much a medium as the paint itself, sweeping, relaxed motion allows me to instinctively lay down form and colour in a fluid, high energy manner which keeps the work very physical in nature.
As a self-taught artist, I have approached my art with abandoned intuition and as my painting continues to evolve, it is still in pursuit of the same goal, to capture that feeling of mystery and awe that compels me to paint.