Born and reared in Naas, I naturally have an aversion to Newbridge, anyone local to Kildare will know, no surprise there! Think Springfield and Shelbyville. It’s a long standing rivalry and I was always confident Naas was the superior town, until The Riverbank Arts […]
Tag: Irish Art
People always say you should be kind to yourself, I’m not sure any of us really know how to do that but every once in a while an opportunity presents itself and you know by doing it, you are ticking that box. I am not […]
Welcome Back to my blog, that’s directed at both you and me! Whatever you read, the experts all agree to make a blog interesting and keep readers engaged you must write consistently. So what does Kate do, write once a week for 8 months, build […]
The Hennessy Portrait Prize is currently on show in The National Gallery. Now in it’s third year, the competition aims to highlight and encourage interest in portraiture. That’s what the blurb says at least. For me it is a fantastic showcase of contemporary portraiture in Ireland […]
I love Christmas! I’m sure you are thinking, good for you, it’s over, move on. The reason I am telling you I love Christmas is to premise the fact I have finally reached the conclusion, I don’t love New Year. There is so much pressure […]
Recently, I have made a few commissions for nursery gifts. I love working on these because they are just so cute – who doesn’t love tiny babies! I thought it might be an idea to showcase a few of them.
“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso.
Last weekend Fly Your Kite left the studio and ventured out into the big bad world! I did my first two craft markets and they went really well. I used loads of online forums and blogs to help me get prepared and so here are my […]
This is just a very short post to show you two pieces I waved goodbye to this week. Both are off to enjoy life somewhere away from me and I wish them every happiness in their new homes 🙂