Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2018

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018

This portrait will be in London from May 10-25th at Mall Galleries on Trafalgar Square. I am beyond excited to be a part of this exhibition and can’t wait to meet some incredible portrait artists and see their work in person. Learn more about the RP here. And visit this link for a full preview of the […]

A Victorian Muse

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017

A Victorian Muse, 60x46cm, oils, birch panel, Victorian toilet seat This piece came about after perusing an old antique shop on Flood Street here in Galway. I came across what I thought had been a mirror, which in fact, turned out to be a Victorian toilet seat. And I knew immediately that it had to […]

Galway

Posted by on May 30, 2017

Ah, it’s been a mad two months…We’ve moved from Dublin to Galway, we’ve hosted family from abroad, hiked and painted in West Cork, and I’ve even seen my first burlesque show, which was unexpectedly hilarious. I loved it. I’ve been searching out my new rhythm here and I’ve got to say, I’m enjoying the Galway pace. […]

Recent Portrait Commission

Posted by on Apr 1, 2017

For this one I decided to use a limited palette of warm tones, keeping it soft and atmospheric with a touch of romantic nostalgia.

Fantast

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017

My latest painting finished.

The Bird and The Whale

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017

You may have noticed my lack of visibility online over the past several months, well, now you can blame Paper Panther Productions. In May of 2016, I innocently agreed to work on an intriguing new venture conjured up by the wonderful Carol Freeman, one of the legs of the Paper Panther tripod. Alongside Carol, three other stalwart […]

Jackson’s Art Open Show 2016

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016

Jackson’s Art inaugural art prize competition whittled down 3100 submissions to just over 400 to a manageable long list for the judges to review.  The short list will be announced on April 29th. Even if my piece doesn’t progress further, I’m grateful for the opportunity to share my work. Update: This piece was not shortlisted, but I’m glad to […]

186th RHA Annual

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of attending the opening events for the 186th RHA Annual. As expected, the gallery was elbow to elbow the entire time, replete with wine and good chats. You can see my painting, and hundreds of other great works, from now until June 11th. This piece is available for purchase – do go and […]