Art Blog

Invitation to Niall's solo, opening 1st September 2018

I’m thrilled to be having my next solo show in the wonderful Chimera Gallery in my hometown of Mullingar. I’ve been showing my work there for the last number of years in the wonderful Chimera Gallery, but this will be my very first solo show in Mullingar.  I’ll have a selection of my new work on show as well as some beautiful new ‘small squares’ paintings. 

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Niall's art features in Irish Times hockey homecoming video

Well this goes down as ‘one of those moments’. Swept up, like so many, with the euphoria surrounding the huge achievement of the women’s Irish hockey team, and I get a message to have a look at an Irish Times video on the homecoming reception in Dublin airport. To say I was ecstatic to see my art ‘play a support role in the background’ doesn’t even touch it. 

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SAVE THE DATE … Niall’s 4th Solo Show Saturday 1st Sept 2018

I’m excited and thrilled to confirm Saturday 1st September as the opening night of my solo show in the wonderful Chimera Gallery in my hometown of Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.

 

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New Work - New Line

I am so thrilled to release the first images of a new style I have been working on over the last few months. I could feel an inner push to create a new, distinctive, modern and vibrant style, and after much time experimenting in the studio, I'm really thrilled with the result.

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Sol Art Gallery - on the move ..!!

The Sol Art Gallery is embarking on a new and exciting chapter, and is moving in February 2018 from Dawson Street to the landmark old Irish Times Building on D’Olier Street, just metres from O’Connell Bridge in the centre of Dublin.

It looks like it could be a really interesting move, with a fabulous purpose built gallery space and a location that has the hallmarks of what could be the emergence of a new fashion & culture quarter.  

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Niall's art at SOFA Chicago 2017, Nov 2 - 5th

To say that I'm excited that a selection of my work will be appearing at SOFA Chicago, running from 2nd - 5th November, is probably an understatement. The Sol Gallery, Dawson St. will present the work of 6 Irish artists at this prestigious show. This is the biggest art event in north America dedicated to three-dimensional art and design and attracts over 35,000 visitors.

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Cracking Opening for Niall's 3rd Solo Show

Well that was a cracker …. a huge, huge thank you to everyone who made the opening on Friday 20th Oct opening so wonderful …!! Despite the bad weather we had a really great crowd & the buzz was just fabulous. I’m really thrilled with how the opening went and if you want to catch the show it runs for 2 weeks at Sol Art Gallery on Dawson St. until 3rd Nov. 

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Save the Date: Niall's 3rd Solo Exhibition opens Friday 20th October 2017

After a very exciting  2 - 3 year period where my art has featured in places such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Stockholm, London a number of times and twice in New York City, I'm really thrilled that the Sol Gallery, Dawson St., Dublin will be putting on a Solo Exhibition of my latest work. The show will open with a reception on Friday, 20th October 2017 at 6pm.

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Enjoying colour in Hampstead in May

I am delighted that the Sol Gallery will be showcasing my art at the London AAF, Hampstead, opening with a Private View on Wednesday 10th May and running from 11 - 14th May. I really love the locality, walking up to the venue and the atmosphere at the Hampstead AAF. I'm also delighted to have access to some complimentary Private View tickets and some special offer tickets for the main sessions. 

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INCOGNITO - Art for €50 and all for Jack & Jill Foundation

I am thrilled and honoured to have two paintings in the mix for this years Jack & Jill Children's Foundation Art fundraising event. And this year the idea is quite different ... 1500 miniature pieces of artwork (postcard size), will be displayed for sale in the Solomon Gallery in Dublin (beside the Westbury Hotel) from Friday 21st April to Tuesday 25th April, and each one is available for €50 on a first come first served basis ...!! And the twist is ... 

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