Art Blog

Wishing you a Happy, Happy Christmas ..!!

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year with a wee bit of artwork from our Antoine, Clodagh & Tristan. Many thanks for all your support through the year and here's to making 2015 a cracker .. !!

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Great Opening Night at Mason, Hayes & Curran Show

There was a big turnout and a really great buzz & atmosphere at the opening of the Mason, Hayes & Curran Contemporary Art show last night in their pretty cool offices on Barrow street just down the road from Google.

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Niall featuring in Mason Hayes Curran Contemporary Art Show

I am thrilled to be part of the Mason Hayes Curran Christmas Exhibition, which opens in their impressive & modern office on Barrow Street, close to Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, on Wednesday 3rd Dec.

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Winner of Irish Times Art Source Competition

Following a fabulous campaign in the Irish Times over the two weeks leading up to Art Source and lots of excitement on the floor of the RDS through the weekend ... a winner was picked from the thousands of entries ...

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Tour of NIall's Solo at Toradh Gallery

Many thanks to everyone for all the support in the run-up to and during this my 2nd solo exhibition ... It was a great success and I am really delighted with how it went. I would like to thank Meath County Council Arts Office for putting on the show and curator Dylan Connolly for a fabulous hang.

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Competition to win Niall's painting in The Irish Times ..!!

I am so thrilled that one of my paintings is the PRIZE, worth €3,950, for a lucky winner in a competition that's running in The Irish Times over the next couple of weeks in the run-up to Art Source in the RDS, Dublin, 14th - 16th Nov 2014.    

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Talking about what makes me tick ..!!

Meath County Council Arts Office and the Toradh Gallery are organising an 'Open gallery Talk' on Thursday evening, 30th October from 7 - 8pm, where I will be talking about the inspiration for my solo exhibition 'Luminous'.

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I'm going to paint a pig ... !!

I'm thrilled to have been selected to be one of 100 artists to 'paint a pig' for the Jack & Jill Foundation. The 100 painted pigs will displayed throughout Dublin in January & February 2015 and then auctioned online in March to raise funds for Jack & Jill Foundation.

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Fantastic Opening to Niall's 2nd Solo Exhibition

The Toradh Gallery in Ashbourne, hosted the opening of Niall Leavy’s successful 2nd solo exhibition ‘Luminous’ on Tuesday evening last. 

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Invitation to Niall's Solo Exhibition

It promises to be a wonderful evening in Ashbourne on 7th October. If you are in the area you are very welcome to join us for the official opening of my second solo show  'Luminous'. I am honoured to have Mary Tuohy, Chairwoman of the Contemporary Irish Art Society open the show. 

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