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