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Great opening night at Bracken Art

Bracken Art got off to a cracking start on Thursday night with a packed gallery and a fantastic buzz in the room with everyone enjoying the feast of wonderful art on show.

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Bracken Art Inaugural Exhibition - 24th - 28th Oct.

I'm thrilled to have been invited to participate in the inaugural Exhibition of Bracken Art in Balbriggan featuring 12 superb local artists, a jeweller and a goldsmith from the North Dublin / East Meath area.

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Latest delivery to Sol Gallery, Dublin.

Dropped off 7 really nice pieces to the Sol Gallery in Dawson St. Dublin yesterday. There has been a great reaction to my work in the Sol over the last year, and Martin Davis owner of the gallery is really looking forward to continued success with my paintings there.

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Celebrating 1 yr on FB ... WIN a Niall Leavy painting worth €200 ..!!

August marks my 1st anniversary on Facebook with my page 'Niall Leavy - Artist'. I am really thrilled with how it has gone and I'm blown away by the support I have received from all of you throughout the year. I have really enjoyed getting into the swing of posting news and interesting developments ...it was all new to me .. !!

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So proud of our wee Clodagh ...

Got news this week that Clodagh (10) did really well at the Festival of Quilts show in the NEC in Birmingham ... her quilt was a cracker and she did brilliant to get on the podium again this year with a 'Highly Commended' award. 

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All types of painting in the Pyrenees ...!!

I was back in the Pyrenees for a few days and got up to all sorts there. With cooler weather and lush, green surroundings, I got the juices flowing with a bit of hard, but really satisfying, labour ... restoring and painting a set of big old shutters ... real French style ...!!

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Staying Cool in Provence ...!!

I've been completely 'off-line' for over a week ... a bit of a shock to the system but we've been enjoying a really hot and relaxing week here in Provence, a quite simply stunning part of France. 

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Niall's art in wonderful Wineport Lodge ...

I am thrilled to have a number of my pieces showcasing in the Wineport Lodge in Glasson, Co. Westmeath. This is a fantastic venue and it is very exciting to collaborate with owners Ray and Jane.

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Wonderful afternoon at SURVEYOR launch ...

Well it was a cracking afternoon in Navan ... Huge thank you for all the good wishes and support ... much appreciated. The show was opened by Belinda Quirke, Director of the Solstice, with a very upbeat and passionate speech. 

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Niall's art selected for SURVEYOR in Solstice

Fantastic News ...!!! Just got a call to say three of my new paintings have been selected for 2nd SURVEYOR contemporary art exhibition in the wonderful Solstice Arts Centre in Navan, Co. Meath. 

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