Duke and Duchess of Urbino

Well during almost four days of being cooped up at home, unable to go anywhere with the snow, I had no excuse but to work! But even with the heater on and the studio freezing, I decided I had to face an idea for a print I have had in my mind for the past few months. It was now or never!





Very proud to have been even a small part of this event in Radicondoli!

Thanks to Alessandro and Viviana in AMMOS for putting the video up on YouTube, and for their tireless efforts to promote the village and its creative heart.


Watch the video and look out for my piece "Francesca's Dream"


Taking stock

It’s hard to believe that only a month ago we were leaving Radicondoli and driving home to Dublin. We got home on a Monday afternoon (having left on Thursday!), to hang the show at the Club the following day. The show opening on Thursday.
It was strange looking at all the work, would it be good enough? was there enough of it? would it come together as a show? 

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Daymare - if there is such a thing.

The Day-mare
What a day, or should I say nightmare….a “day mare”
Today started well. I got up relatively early to bring L.S.H’s and my work to Belfast for the R.U.A shortlist. I set the Sat Nav on my phone, as this year the venue was different. There was little or no traffic; although it was dull, the countryside was looking beautiful, life was feeling pretty good. I passed a classic car rally on the way. Everything was going well, I expected to arrive at my destination at about noon.


RA Annual Summer Exhibition

Well, the last two weeks have been a bit of a whirlwind and I have only settled back to work today.

It started with an email that I had to read about five times before I believed it. It was to say that my etching “Clarissa” had made it through to this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London. Then the rush was on to book flights and accommodation to attend the Varnishing Day on 5th June.

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