Art Blog

Honoured to support NYC Art Therapy Outreach Centre

The Sol Art Gallery is proud to support the Official Non-Profit Partner of the Affordable Art Fair NYC show the Art Therapy Outreach Centre (ATOC) at the upcoming AAF NYC. One artist from each gallery participating at the show was asked to create a special small piece of art which will be displayed on a featured wall entitled ‘Turning negative energy positive’ at the AAF. I am honoured to have been asked to create and donate a piece which will be auctioned to help raise much needed funds for ATOC's important work. 


Niall's art in Bristol and New York this September

It's shaping up to be a busy September and I am so thrilled that my art will be on show with the Sol Gallery at the Bristol Affordable Art Fair, opening on the 8th September and then in New York City, opening on 28th September. The Bristol show will take place in the historical Brunel’s Old Station and the New York Show in West 18th St. in the Chelsea art district of the city.


Niall's art set for show in New York City ..!!

To say I was excited when I got the call from the Sol Gallery is a bit of an understatement. It was one of those moments where you can feel the thrill running right through you.  The Sol Gallery will be showcasing my art at the New York AAF in late September ..!!


Half price tickets for London AAF show in Hampstead

I am thrilled that the Sol Gallery will be showcasing my art at the London AAF, Hampstead, opening with a preview on Wednesday 15th and running from 16 - 19th June. It has been a great year so far & this will be my second show in London in 2016 following the excellent London AAF Battersea exhibition in March, as well as the wonderful show in Singapore in April. I'm also delighted to have access to half price tickets to different sessions at the show. 


Marking an historic time: 24 - 29th April 2016

I have just spent an amazing week on an art residency in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig in Co. Monaghan. It was a wonderful experience sharing time and stories with some really wonderful writers, musicians, directors and painters from across Ireland, Europe, Canada & Australia. It will go down as one of those fabulous weeks where I feel I learnt so much from the whole experience. A big 'thank you' to Meath County Council for the bursary to attend and Tyrone Guthrie Centre and for their ongoing support for the arts in the county.


Niall's art to feature in Singapore AAF, 21 - 24th Apr

The Dublin based Sol Gallery will, for the third year in a row, be at the Singapore Affordable Art Fair running from 21 - 24th April at the F1 Pit Building.  Martin Davis, owner of the Sol Gallery, will be showcasing a selection of wonderful Irish art including number of my new circular paintings.


#Ireland2016 - Feeling proud to be Irish today

Hope you have a great Easter on this historic weekend. 

I was living I London in 1996 when I started this flag and finished it back in Dublin in 1998. It has always been very special to me and hangs at home. I'm very attached to it. 


Happy St.Patricks Day 2016

I'd like to wish you a very Happy St. Patricks Day.  

Here's to celebrating Ireland and Irish people all around the world. 

Enjoy the greening .. !! 



Bid for Quick Silver on Hares on the March

It's been a fabulous experience being part of the Jack and Jill children's Foundation Hares on the March this year. I'm so proud of my creation  'Quick Silver' #54. The online auction site at 'Click here' is open for bids until 5pm on Monday 21st March.  

Don't hold back, in owning a unique and original piece of art like one of the Hares there is not only the satisfaction of having a striking piece of art but there will also be a particular satisfaction to know that the money spent on the art has gone to support a really good cause. 


New Collection - Circles 2016

It's been a really interesting last few months, where I've tried new things and I'm very excited about the results. Not bad for a wet, very wet, windy and cold Irish winter. I am now delighted to introduce my new series of 'Circle' paintings.


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