“I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognise that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.” Vincent Van Gogh 1853 – 1890 Yesterday I took myself off […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 🙂
Everybody seems to love Vincent Van Gogh. Last weekend I was lucky enough to get to Amsterdam for a few days and anyone I mentioned I was going too, made sure I had plans to go to the Van Gogh Museum.
“With freedom, books, flowers and the moon, who could not be happy?” Oscar Wilde If you have taken a little look around my site you will know I love flowers. Of all things, including books and the moon I think they make me the happiest!
A few years ago, to celebrate my sisters 30th birthday, my mum, my sisters and I had a fantastic weekend in Lisbon. What a fab city!
When I was researching my High Hopes series, I came across the work of Swiss born artist Pipilotti Rist. I love how she addresses topics but it was not until recently I saw her work in ‘real life’.
I’m not sure if it is cheating showing you older work, but I loved working on these pieces. The work was produced in 2014 and was designed to explore the relationship between the naivety of romance juxtaposed to the darkness and disappointments of failed relationships.