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Champion Green campaign urges people to shop locally

Champion Green campaign urges people to shop locally. Since our opening earlier this month I have been delighted with local support here in Skerries and really appreciate the lovely shoppers who have called in to say hello, bought a card, print or painting. Your support is so amazing and I can't thank you enough. If each adult spent just €20 extra in small businesses each [...]

Online Art Class Launch

I have been busy with the set up of my new online art classes which will take the form of a membership and recording full painting demonstrations too.  The membership will be based on a monthly subscription with weekly classes on the Zoom app including one monthly painting demonstration video + lots more.  This is just like attending your weekly art class but now its [...]

Art in Lockdown

This isolation has created some brilliant ideas by people to keep everyone going. Art in Lockdown is an idea by Irish artist Roisin Duffy. Her idea was to organise 20 Irish artists to create a group on social media. Every day posting a painting from each artist with links to their profiles on Facebook and Instagram. Day one of the exhibition on Facebook and Instagram [...]

Artist in Residence The Montenotte Hotel Cork

I am delighted to be selected to be the Artist in Residence at The Montenotte Hotel in association with The Gallery Kinsale. To celebrate the launch of the exhibition the hotel is running a competition for this print of "Cosmos" worth €250. "Cosmos" print To enter the competition just head over to The Montenotte Hotel Instagram page, tag two friends and hashtag #artatmontenotte

Art Source 2019

Our annual exhibition at Art Source in the RDS Dublin was a great success. We were at our usual stand beside the coffee shop and it was a very busy show. With plenty of red dots. Thanks to everyone who bought a painting. It means so much. My next show is Gifted in the RDS which will run from Wednesday 4th to Sunday 8th December.

I’ve Been In The Wars!!

We just never know what is going to happen next, thank goodness!! I was working away at paintings for Art Source, running art classes and had just finalised booking a videographer for my last palette knife workshop of 2019. Then disaster struck.....just a little trip and everything was up in the air....literally. Unfortunately, I have the added complication of a femur and knee joint prosthesis [...]

Holiday sketches and paintings

Just back from an amazing three week break in Lanzarote in May. The first week was with my painting buddies, Michelle and Joyce and we managed to get the pochade boxes out for a few plein air sessions and the sketch books were always in the beach bags. Lanzarote has a lot to offer artists with its unusual landscape.   Volcanic mountains in amazing violets, blues [...]

Art Classes September 2019 Dates

The next term of art classes will commence on Monday 2nd and Wednesday 4th September 2019 and will run for 8 weeks, costing €140. The classes are held in the Loft Room in Skerries Mills, County Dublin, Ireland, on Monday or Wednesday morning 10.30 am to 12.30 am. The course covers painting in oils and acrylics and everyone brings their own paints etc.  In all the classes, [...]

New Autumn 2019 Dates – Palette Knife Workshops

New Dates Confirmed. Painting In Oils With A Palette Knife Autumn Dates Saturday  7th September 2019 – flowers in oils Sunday  8th September  2019 – seascapes in oils Saturday 28th September 2019 – meadows in oils Sunday 29th September 2019 – seascapes in oils  I has over 15 years experience giving workshops and teaching. I love to pass on my knowledge of painting. Passionate about teaching, [...]

Plein Air Holiday

PLEIN AIR HOLIDAY IN HOLLAND Deep in concentration on the beautiful sandy beach of Katwijk ann Zee Last year I took a Masterclass in Holland with Dutch Painter Roos Schuring.  The plan was to study and paint rain clouds and stormy skies,  but as you can see there wasn't a cloud in the sky. But no one was complaining!     Four days of fabulous [...]

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