Commissions

Commissions

I am regularly asked about commissions, and I recently have been working on several.Lots of people have a special place that they would like a painting of and have it immortalised , so to speak ! It could be an area along the Wild Atlantic Way , perhaps any where...
Life as a Wild Atlantic Way Artist

Life as a Wild Atlantic Way Artist

Life as a Wild Atlantic Way Artist.Having been born and reared on Achill Island Co. Mayo, I have always felt that the Wild Atlantic was and is part of my relationship with nature.My parents were true blue Achill for generations back, and the draw of the sea always...
Paintings as a Gift

Paintings as a Gift

Choosing paintings as a giftPeople like to choose paintings as a gift for a special occasion for a loved one or friend or indeed as a gift to oneself. The wonderful thing about buying paintings as a gift, is that they last a lifetime and can be passed on to the next...
Painting in the Burren

Painting in the Burren

I am very lucky to live in the beautiful Burren region along the Wild Atlantic Way. During the Covid 19 Lockdown, which we will remember for a very long time , I have been painting non stop, outdoors on occasion even though it’s Winter. This painting was made on the...

Early morning walk in Ardeamush

Inspirational skies streak viridian grape undertones. Powdered frost silvered greenery glitters, distant hills luminous golden. Visible breath stillness broken only by underfoot crunch. Finches bicker over bird feeders glinted wings flicker. Peace in a world of...
Last sunset of 2020

Last sunset of 2020

The last sunset of 2020 over Doolin BayWe say goodbye to 2020 and we welcome 2021 when we look forward to a better year.Wishing all my customers and friends A very Happy New Year.
Snowballs in Doolin

Snowballs in Doolin

This is a painting I did in Doolin during the heavy snow of 2018.It is most unusual to have heavy snow in this part of the world but we had about a meter deep in March of that year, so I thought it would be appropriate to show this painting at Christmas. In the...
Crab Island

Crab Island

Crab Island , Doolin. Oil on canvas. Doolin is one of my favourite places to paint.I have made dozens of paintings there, the sea and the rocks offer lots of interesting and challenging subjects. Crab Island sits just out of DoolinBay. There is a tiny ruin on the...
The Atlantic Drive

The Atlantic Drive

A recent painting of the Atlantic Drive in Achill Island in the medium of oil on canvas. The Atlantic Drive is one of the most spectacular drives along the Wild Atlantic Way. I have painted here many times in the different light of the West of Ireland. Alway...
Autumnal Gathering

Autumnal Gathering

The beautiful colours of Autumn have arrived and this is a painting of a friend gathering leaves in his garden.The painting was created outdoors on a warm afternoon in the Burren . No rocky landscape this time as the Burren landscape is quite diverse and we have our...