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Only four days to go… Ideal Homes Event 2018

Only four days to go

to the Ideal Homes Event in the RDS Dublin

Skyfall 20x30 inches Contemporary Abstract Painting

Drop by my stand N40  beside the Irish Times Home & Design Theatre and discover

Ideal  Art for your  Ideal Home

You will see some of my latest paintings from “Into the Ether Series” which capture the mood and atmosphere of the Irish landscape presented in specially crafted  bespoke frames.

You will also find inspiration for your home with presentations and panels from leading interior design experts.

The opening times for the show are as follows:
Friday 20th April                                               ⇒   12  noon – 7.00pm
Saturday 21st April                                           ⇒    10.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday 22nd April                                            ⇒    10.00am – 6.00pm

Looking forward to seeing you at the Ideal Homes Event over the weekend

Ideal Home Show Countdown

The Ideal Home Show countdown is on!

Ideal Home Show Countdown - Aurora Glow
Aurora Glow – Into the Ether Series

 

 

RDS Simmonscourt Dublin

20 -22nd April 2018

 

Drop by my stand N40  beside the Irish Times Home & Design Theatre and find the

ideal piece of art for your home.

You will also find inspiration for your home with presentations and panels from leading interior design experts.

To celebrate, for a limited period there are FREE TICKETS available, grab yours NOW & turn your house into an Ideal Home
👉🏻 https://idealhome.ie/free-ticket-registration
or alternatively, send me a private message with your address and I will send invitations to you personally.

 

 

See also:
Contemporary Art – Into the Ether – at The Ideal Home Show Dublin of 7th March

 

This Is Ireland

This is Ireland – A great place to live, work and be a part of:

With this insight into a beautifully captured view of Ireland and its culture,  I think  you  will understand when I say, I paint the Irish landscape and try to capture its magic!

Then, winning the Grand Slam is just “the icing on the cake”
– it’s good to be Irish right now!

Hope you enjoy this video!

Mother’s Day

Happy Mother's Day I hope it's special! Happy Mother's Day I hope it's special

Contemporary Art – Into the Ether – at The Ideal Home Show Dublin

 

Contemporary Art – Into the Ether – at The Ideal Home Show Dublin

Into the Ether Series Oil on Canvas 20 x 30 inches Donna McGee

This is a sample of one of my recent works from the Series

   Into the Ether 

I will be exhibiting some of my latest works at

the Spring Ideal Homes Show 2018 at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin

20th – 22nd April 2018

Ideas and Inspiration for your home

Get your free tickets to the show by clicking on this link : https://idealhome.ie/free-ticket-registration/

 

Home Owners, Home Makers, Movers and Improvers attend The Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show in search of ideas, information and the products and services they need to help them achieve their Ideal Home.

I will be located  beside the Irish Times Home & Design Theatre where there will be presentations and panels with leading interior design experts.

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Find your ideal piece of art at The Ideal Home Show!

I  look forward to seeing you there.

 

Featured Artist at ABI (Arts Business Institute)

Donna McGee – Featured Artist

   ABI (Arts Business Institute)

Delighted to get the opportunity to appear as a featured artist at ABI – Arts Business Institute

Here is a transcript of the feature and I hope you will enjoy the read:

 

Painter Donna McGee shares her impressive portfolio, and shares her story of inspiration and life as a working artist.

Nature Trail 10 x 12" Oil on Canvas
Nature Trail 10 x 12″ Oil on Canvas

ABI:  You bill yourself as an “Irish Landscape Artist” – what does this encompass?

DG:  Growing up in Ireland, I have been constantly moved by our rich heritage in the arts. Whether literature or poetry, music or dance, our enduring culture has always gripped me. Never more so than the rich tapestry that painting brings to my life, and the sense of capturing the beauty that surrounds us.

The Dawning Oil Painting
The Dawning – Oil on Canvas 20 x 30″

Ireland has a coastline of almost 3,000 km. Its changeable oceanic climate provides a spectacular landscape. The mountains, low plains, rivers and lush forests provide constant inspiration.

Donna McGee Studio Shot
Donna McGee Studio Shot

Magnificent sunsets, stormy skies contrast against the rhythmic force of the ocean. The ever-changing light in this natural landscape draws an emotional response and a spiritual connection with nature. All of this natural beauty features strongly in my work.

Atlantic Force - Oil on Canvas 20 x 30"
Atlantic Force – Oil on Canvas 20 x 30″

When the weather is not so inclement, I take myself off to the surrounding countryside and enjoy plein air painting. I also participate in the annual international event in the South East of Ireland Art in the Open.

My preferred medium is oils.

Between Earth and Sky Seascape - Oil Painting on Canvas 20 x 30" reflective clouds on beach by Donna McGee
Between Earth and Sky – Oil on Canvas 50 x 70 cms

ABI: What has inspired you most as a painter?

DG:  The restless elemental forces of this great landscape compel me to capture its magic and celebrate its timeless beauty. It is my drive and hope to stir this emotional connection in the eyes of the viewer.

As evening falls in Dun Laoghaire 50x70cms Oil on block Canvas
As evening falls in Dun Laoghaire 50x70cms Oil on block Canvas

I am very fortunate to live at the foothills of the Dublin mountains and I can reach the ocean within a half hour from my home.

I have always enjoyed the creativity that painting unlocks in me. When my children were young, I seized every opportunity to devote myself to the arts, working in a home environment. In recent years, I enjoy the absolute pleasure of having a custom-built studio in my garden. There is nowhere better!

Calling from the West Coast - Fanore beach is a scenic spot in Co. Clare, Ireland.
Calling from the West Coast 24 x 12 inches – Oil on block canvas

ABI:  How do you exhibit and sell your work?

DG:  I exhibit my work through various channels and continuously explore new opportunities as they arise.

My website and an active social media footprint has also proven successful for me to exhibit and sell my work. I am considering putting a shop on my website but have not as yet taken that plunge.

Breaking Dawn - Oil on Canvas 50 x 70 cms
Breaking Dawn – Oil on Canvas 50 x 70 cms

I also participate in many group exhibitions and galleries throughout Ireland.

You can find me weekly at Merrion Square Open-Air Art Gallery  usually on a Sunday in beautiful Georgian Dublin and also at the Peoples Art in the centre of Dublin city at regular intervals throughout the year. This provides a great opportunity for visitors to view the paintings but also to meet me in person and discuss the work.

Galway Hooker Boats 16x12 inches - Oil on Block Canvas - Donna McGee Art
Galway Hooker Boats 16×12 inches – Oil on Block Canvas

I am  busy at the moment preparing for two large national shows happening this Spring time: The Ideal Homes Exhibition and House 2018 an event dedicated to high-end interior design.

 

 

Seasons Greetings

Seasons Greeting and a very happy and peaceful Christmas

Merry Christmas from Donna McGee Fine Art

 

Into the Ether

Into the Ether Series
Into the Ether Series diptych

Another painting – diptych from the Into the Ether series.

I hope you like it.

Happy Halloween – Be Careful out there!

Happy Halloween

to all the ghosts, ghouls, gory goblins, bats, bloodcurdling witches on broomsticks with mobile cauldrons flying over cemeteries cackling to the creepy, eerie, frightening and bloody Grim Reaper and all lost souls.

Know that, Halloween is here!

Halloween

 

Happy Halloween from Donna McGee Fine Art

 

 

 

Dublin Art Society Annual Exhibition 2017

The Dublin Art Society

proudly present their

Annual Art Exhibition 2017

Opening Friday 20th October at 6.30 at Dalkey Town Hall
Dublin Art Society Annual Exhibition 2017There will be a great variety of work available to purchase.
A special theme, titled “Childhood” will run through selected works.
I will be exhibiting some of my collage and abstract work.
Drop by if you are in the area.

 

Dublin Art Society Annual Exhibition 2017