In light of the recent devastation in Nepal, that has claimed the lives of over 6,000 of its people, I am asking that you give whatever you can afford. Your name will go into a raffle which will take place on Sunday 10th May and you could own this painting. I will donate 100% of the proceeds to the Nepal emergency fund.
Thank you for visiting the Open Air Art Exhibition in St. Stephen’s Green last weekend. Here is a reminder, a short video of the
The Morning After
– People’s Art Exhibition May in Dublin
kindly put together by artist, Pervaneh Matthews.
It is now the morning after and despite torrential rain never before seen in the lovely month of May, we managed to keep our spirits up along with the umbrellas, tarpaulins, plastic sheeting, pegs to hold everything down and anything and everything that gave shelter from the unrelenting Irish monsoon.
I could whinge and nobody would say a thing but then, this is Ireland, it is said:
there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing!
(my poor paintings wouldn’t agree)
‘Think I’ll start lining up Statues of Prague for the next exhibition on 20th -22nd June!
The Pigeon House, also referred to as The Poolbeg Generating Station is situated on the River Liffey in Ringsend Dublin. The iconic chimneys are so-called, because of their caretaker John Pidgeon. The story began with the shipping difficulties encountered in navigating Dublin bay around the time of the late 1700’s. Construction work began to make the channel deeper and The Great South Wall, the longest of its kind in Europe was constructed.
A more permanent fort built shortly afterwards, remained in operation until 1897, when the building was sold to Dublin Corporation. They wished to build a power station to supply energy to the fast-growing city. The power station, initially coal-fired, began operation in 1903.
It was finally decommissioned in 1976. Its massive chimneys became a famous Dublin landmark and have become a favorite with many artistic interpretations.
The Christmas season is upon us and there is only six weeks left to the big day.
I am getting excited about the Affordable Art Show in Dublin where I have taken a stand and here are the details of the exhibition:
Affordable Art Show 2012
Clyde Court Hotel (formerly Berkeley Court Hotel), Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Saturday 24th Nov & Sunday 25th Nov, 2012
Opening Times: 10.00 am – 6.00 pm
Please come along and say hello. There will be some great works of art for sale from a variety of artists. This is the perfect time to pick up a unique gift for Christmas and to keep within your budget.
I have been working on a number of new oil paintings and included in this are some framed miniature oil paintings mounted on block canvas at very affordable prices – the ideal gift for Christmas!
Hope you can make it and looking forward to seeing you there.
The exhibition will remain open in time to welcome it’s 10,000th visitor next week before closing on Sunday July 8th at 6pm
– Is’nt that something!
The exhibition can be seen at St. Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre Dublin. It has attracted locals and tourists in their droves to the top floor of the shopping centre to view over 100 amazing pieces of Instrumental Art.