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  • Art, Stephen Bennett, England and Donegal, Ireland, Irish art
    a painter but having completed a course in Graphics Design and Illustration I graduated from Barking College of Art London in 1973 and then began a career as a commercial artist spending the next 18 years working for leading London advertising agencies I worked as a visualizer illustrator on the accounts of companies such as British Airways Cadbury s B P etc and was part of award winning creative teams while working for Saatchi and Saatchi and other top agencies and that is where I learned my trade It was a very good grounding for what I really wanted to do which was fine art When I left advertising in 1992 with the romantic idea of living as a painter in Donegal my father s birthplace I had no idea what a struggle it would be to find my own way of painting Eventually I realized that I needed to please myself in my work and with that realization I began to find the spontaneity for which I was searching Twenty odd years on I paint almost every day and some days I m really happy with what I produce When I m on song I don t have to think the paintings seem to dance onto the board themselves On a day like that I use any tool be it brush palette knife or oil pastel so long as it can move speedily The medium doesn t matter but the need to achieve spontaneously is always there and my palette is all important to me in bringing life to my paintings After all these years in Ardara my inspiration still comes from the people and landscape around me Their fascination for me has always endured and I hope that my work will serve in some way as a historical

    Original URL path: http://www.newirishart.com/irish-arts/stephen-bennett-art (2016-05-01)
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  • Art, Kieran McElhinney, Dublin, Ireland, Irish art
    on Canvas 10 x 20 ins Barn Owl Barn Owl Oil on Board 12 x 16 ins Shore Sea and Sky Shore Sea and Sky Oil on Canvas 36 x 24 ins Westpot Quay Westpot Quay Oil on Canvas 12 x 24 ins Kieran McElhinney Kieran McElhinney Art Download The Catalogue I was born and raised in Dublin I started to draw as a toddler as my Father was a printer and provided endless amounts of paper I have a Diploma in Commercial Art but never worked in the industry Instead I painted and drew my favourite subjects which were wildlife and landscapes I painted in watercolours and did etchings for many years but gave it all up for over 15 years as work and Kids took over my time Now retired I paint in oils mainly from my own photos and sketches I get most pleasure from subjects that are to be found on my own doorstep I hope you enjoy the paintings MORE Next Gallery Art Shows Floral Art Bovine Art Canine Art Get Social Our FaceBook Group Twitter Page LinkedIn Group Google Plus Group Like Our FaceBook Page About Testimonials About The Project Join The Project Newsletter

    Original URL path: http://www.newirishart.com/irish-arts/kieran-mcelhinney-art (2016-05-01)
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  • Art, Kenneth McEvoy, Waterford, Ireland, Irish art
    canvas 18 x 18 ins Irish paintings Waterford art Irish artists Eagle Eagle crystal 18 x 10 ins Rearing horse Rearing horse Crystal un polished 10 x 7 x 4 ins Lion finished 5 Lion finished 5 Crystal 11 x 7 x 4 ins Lion in progress 4 Lion in progress 4 Crystal unpolished 11 x 8 x 4 ins Kenneth McEvoy Kenneth McEvoy Art Download The Catalogue I live in Waterford Ireland I work with crystal I would like to share some images of my crystal sculptures Here are some pictures of work in progress with two finished sculptures LION and EAGLE My paintings reflect the industrial nature of my sculptures Hence my love of Hammerite paint and the way I work it with paired stickes I would call my paintings semi abstract to abstract MORE Next Gallery Art Shows Floral Art Bovine Art Canine Art Get Social Our FaceBook Group Twitter Page LinkedIn Group Google Plus Group Like Our FaceBook Page About Testimonials About The Project Join The Project Newsletter Site Map The New Irish Art Project The Project operates a free service it does not sell artwork nor does it charge any fees Its Open Platform model

    Original URL path: http://www.newirishart.com/irish-arts/kenneth-mcevoy-art (2016-05-01)
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