My contribution towards the Artists Cookbook consisting of 100 Irish artists recipes in aid of Syria and Iraq Victims
My painting entitled "Barry" just got through to the second stage of judging at the BP Portrait awards 2017 in the National Gallery of London.
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.
The Old man painting completed in oils on canvas, First painting of this type which is quite extreme in regards of detail and heavily exagerrated measuring 60cm x60cm. Still available to buy in the The Yard Gallery in Belfast.
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.
"DRAWINGS & WOODCUTS " EXHIBITION 14th May - 30th May 2015 Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick, Co.Down, N.Ireland-A collection of drawings and woodcuts that I exhibited in fantastic contemporary space in the Down Arts Centre.
SOME RECENT COMMISSIONS IN THE FORM OF WOODCUTS OVER THE PAST FEW MONTHS
I was asked to produce something in the form of a woodcut of SAUL Church in Co.Down, N.Ireland. A difficult theme in regards of capturing the local scene as well as the essence of a religious landscape which the client holds close to them on a personal level.