Hang Tough Gallery Grand Opening

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018

What a great opening night at Hang Tough Gallery’s new space. Such a wonderful group of people and artists. Show remains up through Saturday, September 22nd. Join me at the launch of Hang Tough’s new space in Dublin at the public opening on September 7th. Or, RSVP to hello@hangtoughgallery.com for the private buyer’s night on September 6th. I’ll […]

Venus Devouring Her Voyeur

Posted by on Aug 13, 2018

I painted this piece as a submission to a group show, from which it was rejected. But rather than hang it up in a closet and cry, I decided to share it on Instagram and write about it.  I felt so strongly about the why of this piece that I didn’t want to let it […]

The Witching Hour

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

A friend and fellow artist commissioned me to make him a picture of anything I wanted. And I painted The Witching Hour. If you’re curious about the inspiration for the piece, I’ve shared my thoughts below. If you’re the type who would rather not know, then please read no further. A creative work, at the […]

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 […]


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.


Posted by on Mar 27, 2017

My latest painting finished.