My painting "Portrait of a Modern Family 2018" is shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize in the National Gallery of Ireland with a 20,000 euro prize.
Three paintings submitted for this years Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition 2018. "Man in a hat", "Portrait of a modern family", and "Gerry" consist of two paintings in oils and one drawing in charcoal.
Upcoming solo show consisting of drawings, prints and paintings which will take place in the Framewerk gallery which is curated by Dawn Richardson who is the gallery owner which is located on the Newtonards road, Belfast.
Long awaited website design finally finished. I constructed this website using JOOMLA software which I have to say was quite challenging and a bit head wrecking at times but at the same time really interesting and fantastic software.
Shortlisted Artist of the year 2017 in association with Artist & Illustrator magazine for the second time where I was nominated in 2013 and got to exhibit alongside some of the finest artists in the United kingdom.
Accepted into RHA-Royal Hibernian Academy Exhibition 2016
Proud to announce my painting entitled "Georgie sideshow Ramone" was accepted for the Royal Hibernian Academy annual exhibition this year which opens March 2016. The RHA is Irelands finest and largest exhibition to take place annually with over 3000 works submitted so I feel very fortunate, honoured and overwhelmed to be exhibiting amongst some of Irelands finest.
"Sleepwalker" painting process
Preliminary stages of new work showing my under drawing and line work. I have blocked in the rough under drawing using charcoal as well as graphite and white chalk in places. This painting was featured on Channel 4's House of the Year 2013 in Grand designs TV show hosted by Kevin McCloud.
"EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY NORTHERN IRELAND ARTISTS " 22nd Apr - 26th Apr 2015 Belfast Harlequins, Deramore Park, Belfast. Belfast Harlequins Northern Irish Art exhibition featuring some of Irelands leading contemporary painters like Neil Shawcross, Briann Ballard, Ross Wilson, Carol Graham and many others.
Interview with Helen Marks and Permindher Khatker from BBC Radio 4 for Open Countryside on location at ST.Johns point , Killough , County Down talking about my work and how some aspects of my works are inspired from the local landscape.
Upcoming NSPCC group show exhibiting amongst some of Irelands finest Irish Artists at the MAC live Belfast working with Carrie Neely art curator. A wonderful dipslay of work and honour to be showing my work amongst Irelands finest.