Conor on the Pier

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Happy Birthday, Conor! Here’s to more magical stories at the end of the pier back at Annaghmakerrig one day!

Roxy Hart

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I am drawn, time and time again, to make paintings about my work and the sensation of being on stage or just in the wings waiting to go on (see Roxy, The Trapeze Artist and Curtain Call). There’s something about … Continue reading

Sunset Wallflowers

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This is my most recent piece, done in the studio yesterday. It was inspired by a trip to Cornwall I made over 20 years ago and my mother’s recent accounts of her trip there last week have planted seeds that … Continue reading

The Lake at Annaghmakerrig

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So the theme for this week seems to have become trees and yet again, I return to that favourite haunt of mine, the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig and the treasured days of creativity spent there. This painting, like all … Continue reading

Across the Lake

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I had a pretty amazing start to 2006. I stayed at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at New Bliss between Christmas and New Year and had the most incredible few days of inspiration at this magical place. Creative work in the … Continue reading

Out of the Woods

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It’s no secret, I love trees and I love silhouettes. Hardly a surprise that the two should collide like this in my work. I also love the opportunity of using non-naturalistic colour palettes. There’s something about this particular range that … Continue reading

Chelsea Wharf

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There is something about sunsets that can make even a city look glorious. The colour concentrates in the sky and for a few intense moments the cityscape is thrown into silhouette. Just add water and the effect is doubled. This … Continue reading