Christmas P-ART-Y in Merrion Square Dublin

P-ART-Y   Exhibition On!

 

Christmas Party in Merrion Square

Yes, we on Merrion Square Art are getting in the festive mood and having an art party or rather a P-art-y!

When: 

  • Friday 14th December

  • Saturday 15th December

  • Sunday 16th December

Bargains Galore!

With over 50 paintings selling at  #Black Friday prices of just €50 each – can you believe it!


gift wrapping by donna McGee

So come along and join in the fun – bag a bargain and check out some of the fabulous original artwork available – ideal Christmas presents.
Meet the Artists
See some Demonstrations
Have Fun with this eclectic atmosphere in Georgian Dublin

 

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Merry Christmas from Donna McGee Fine Art

 

Only Three Days- Ideal Home Show

Only three days to Ideal Home Show launch!

 

Undying Love - Oil/Mixed Media on Block Canvas 36 x 12 inches
Undying Love – Oil based Mixed Media on Block Canvas 36 x 12 inches

I’m continuing to work away towards the launch of the Ideal Home Show this coming Friday.

Hectic but happy,  I thought I’d take some time out (by way of a little diversion) to tell you about the painting

“Undying Love”

Undying love side view Oil Painting Donna McGee

I have created many of these canvas flower paintings in the past.  So much so, that I have  similar paintings in my home as they hold  enchantment or magnetism that I am drawn to.

I had been commissioned to create some pieces for a business a long time ago.  Recently, I had the pleasure to see my paintings “in situ”

ourple flowers donna mcgeepurple flowers mixed media donna mcgee

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was so pleasing to me to discover that the owner still loved the paintings all these years later.  They had taken on a life of their own and  become conversation pieces.

As an artist, there is nothing nicer than to get some positive feedback on where your paintings have travelled to and become a part of a new home or  business place.

It’s a   g-o-o-d   feeling!

I will have a selection of these paintings available at Ideal Home Show.

If you are in Dublin, come take a look and stop and chat for a while.

I’d love to see you.

(Just a few tickets left –  Contact me if you would like free tickets)

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Into the Light

Into the light 30 x 40 inches - oil on block canvas
Into the light 30 x 40 inches – oil on block canvas

Into the Light 

See it first at The Ideal Home Show

Why not brighten up your home with a well earned gift to yourself?
Sit and lose yourself in this abstract landscape painting.

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This painting will be with me at the Ideal Home Show next week at RDS Dublin 26th – 29th October at Stand N40
This is where you will find expert advice and inspiration for your home
Hope you can come.
Contact me if you would like free tickets

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Ideal Home Show – Working Away

 Working away for The Ideal Home Show

 

Still lots of finishing touches  to be done, not to mention  planning and organising but it’s all very exciting stuff.

The only thing to do :

Create a checklist!

  • How is the framer getting on with all the new work I gave him?
  • Check with printer – enough business cards? greeting cards?
  • Labels / name tags / prices ….
  • Layout – now that’s a big one to decide – what goes where and which paintings sit best together?
  • Will everything be ready on time ?

and on it goes …..

I am excited about the collection I will have at my Stand N40.

It will be an eclectic mix of paintings that I think you will like.

There will certainly be something for everyone.

Into the light 30 x 40 inches - oil on block canvas
Into the light 30 x 40 inches – oil on block canvas

This really is a great opportunity to get ahead of the posse as regards  Christmas  – shhhhh!  (I am whispering here),   but this   IS   the place to go to make your design changes for your home,  or  to get that  unique gift for Christmas before all the madness starts.

So do stop by my stand and take time for a chat.

Remember, the show runs for four days, so  come and say hello – and if you’ve missed the deadline to download free tickets, send me a message, and I will be happy to send some on to you.

See you then!

Dublin Art Society Event approaches!

The Dublin Art Society Event approaches!

The Exhibition opens 28th September at Dalkey Heritage Centre and runs through to 30th September

Dublin Art Society Annual Exhibition 2018

There is a terrific selection of paintings that will be in the exhibition, so it is well worth a visit.

I will have the following paintings on display:

Galway Hookers at Roundstone 24x18 inches - Oil on Canvas
Galway Hookers at Roundstone 24×18 inches – Oil on Canvas
Evening Seabreeze 24 x 12 Oil on canvas
Evening Seabreeze 24 x 12 inches – Oil on canvas
Convergence 20x16 inches Abstract Oil painting on Block Canvas
Convergence 20 x 16 inches – Oil on Canvas

 

Dublin Art Society will also raise funds for the very well deserved charity Pieta House by hosting a raffle for a magnificent painting donated by Olivia Hayes
Raffle in aid of Pieta House kindly donated by Olivia Hayes
Raffle in aid of Pieta House kindly donated by Olivia Hayes

If you are in Dublin that weekend, go check out the exhibition – it will not disappoint.

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Anthology Feature

Delighted to be featured in the Summer edition of

Anthology Magazine

 

Anthology Feature Donna McGee

A collection of beautiful experiences

This is a beautifully produced magazine that  covers fashion, travel, arts and lifestyle.
I am featured on Page 88
Donna McGee Feature Anthology Magazine

Merrion Square Open Air Art Gallery 

Every Sunday from 10.00 am – 5.00pm

Each Sunday, Merrion Square, in the heart of Georgian Dublin, is transformed into a vast al fresco art gallery.  For art collectors or those seeking a cultural experience, a visit to Merrion Square Open Air Art Gallery is a great way to enjoy a Sunday afternoon.  The causal and eclectic atmosphere is hard to beat.

If you are in Dublin on Sunday, why not drop by!

House Event

Delighted to be invited to take part in a panel discussion at the  #House Event,  #TrendTalk stage  on Friday 25th May from 14.00 – 15.00 #ArtLoft

Two big paintings for exhibition at House just back from the framer!
Two big paintings just back from the framer!

House

RDS, Main Hall, Dublin 4

25th – 27th May 2018

Opening Times: Friday 12pm-7pm,   Sat & Sun 10.00am – 5.00pm

Transform your space with Irish Art from over 40 artists

Make stylish possibilities a reality

  • Leading Interior Suppliers
  • Inspiration Stage
  • Wine Bar
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Design Clinic
  • Trend Talks Stage
  • Upcycling Demonstration & Showcase

Don’t miss it!

People’s Art Exhibition this weekend May 2017

The People’s Art – this Weekend – May 2017

People's Art May 2017
Lots of Preparation for The People’s Art in the sunshine!
People's Art May 2017
Packed up and ready to go for the Peoples Art
People's Art May 2017
The Skelligs – Work in Progress – not going to make it this time!

Yes, it’s that time of year again …

The summer has arrived,  sun is shining,  garden is blooming,  birds and bees buzzing around!  Barbeques and garden furniture get a facelift  in preparation for  garden parties with friends and family.

Oh, the joy of long summer evenings!

To make you feel even better, the People’s Art May 2017 is on this weekend.

I have been busy painting, varnishing and framing my paintings in readiness for the busy season ahead.

This weekend marks the first of the outdoor exhibitions in St. Stephens Green, Dublin City Centre. There will be hundreds of original paintings for sale and great value to be had.

Come along and meet the artists this weekend in Dublin.

Dates for your diary  : 2017 People’s Art Exhibitions 

5 6 7 May 2017   |   23 24 25 June 2017   |   21 22 23 July 2017   |   18 19 20 August 2017   |   22 23 24 September 2017  |   1 2 3 December 2017.

People’s Art Dublin is a voluntary, part time, non profit making group, brought together by Dublin City Council to promote the visual arts to the public of Dublin. Each year after expenses are paid, donations are made to various charities

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Don’t forget that there is also an exhibition of original art in

Merrion Square

every weekend throughout the year  so you can enjoy original art all year round.

Hope to see you there some time soon!

Affordable Art Show Invitation

Donna McGee invites you to the   Affordable Art Show Dublin

Just print off the invitation  and I hope to see you there!

Donna McGee invite to Affordable Art Show
Donna McGee invite to Affordable Art Show – Complimentary Pass