Words of Wisdom – Art

Words of Wisdom:

  • Art is a rollercoaster ride – not a merry-go-round!   Harley Brown
  • Every artist dips his brush into his soul and paints his own nature into his pictures! H W Beecher
  • Observation is our most trusted teacher!  Harley Brown
  • Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it!  Salvador Dali
  • Painting is just another way of keeping a diary! Picasso
  • Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes – Art is knowing which ones to keep! S Adams
  • Art is not what you see, but what you enable others to see! Degas

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Donna McGee exhibition at Art Ireland
Donna McGee exhibition at Art Ireland

November 2008

A closer study of one of my paintings by an interested observer  at Art Ireland in RDS Dublin.


 

Solo Exhibition

 Rathfarnham Castle

Donna McGee Solo Exhibition at RathfarnhamCastle, dublin 2008
Donna McGee Solo Exhibition at RathfarnhamCastle, Dublin 2008

Many thanks to all those who attended my first solo public exhibition in Rathfarnham Castle during the week of 12th October 2008.

The opening night was a big success and great fun was had by all.  The exhibition was opened by Karen Harper, Curator for the Nora Dunne Gallery, followed by a drinks reception.

My thanks also to those who gave their support in helping me to organise the exhibition and special thanks to Carmel McDonnell, Karen Harper, Jess Walsh. and Ger Harmon.


The Martime Festival, IFSC, Dublin Docklands 2008

Donna McGee Exhibition at Dublin's IFSC Docklandsy-2008
Donna McGee Exhibition at Dublin’s IFSC Docklands 2008

My exhibition of paintings receiving very close scrutiny by the locals!


Greystones  Arts Festival 2007

Greystones Arts Festival hosted an Arts Trail in various locations around Greystones.  An open submission process invited artists to submit their work ,  which was evaluated by Mary Tuohy and Medb Ruane.  Two of my paintings were selected out of a total of 24 chosen pieces in all.  This event was supported by Cherrylane Fine Arts  in Delgany, Co. Wicklow.

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Author: Donna McGee

Capturing and sharing the timeless beauty of the Irish landscape in paint !