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  • ‘The challenge of conveying the experience of the sea, that immense, mountainous, moving mass, is what draws me back again and again.’ A devoted seascape painter, Carol Cronin’s artistic technique involves very fine glazing layers …

  • Put some colour in your life. With many swapping desks for kitchen tables, Belfast artist Desie O’Reilly recognises the importance of being surrounded with positive, colourful art. His work has been exhibited in New York, …

  • Using a palette knife and oils in vibrant colours, Jean’s paintings are incredibly rich and inviting. They are characterised by an impasto technique, which creates depth, mood and atmosphere. She is renowned for her paintings …

  • The celebration of colour and form has preoccupied Dublin artist John Nolan since, as a young child, his artist father encouraged him to paint.  He moves from one style to another, keeping his work fresh, …

  • A truly versatile artist working with a range of media, oils, acrylics and silk dyes, June McIntyre has been painting since her teens. Now, aged 81, she still produces a vast array of new work …

  • Creator of ‘Polly Dollies’, Felicia Thomas is a mixed-media artist who loves to explore the wonderful elements of acrylics, paper and fabric to create her beautiful, whimsical characters. Florals and houses also feature and encourage …

  • Mary Clare Nolan lives in Carlow but spends much of her time painting the West Coast of Ireland. Her work is profoundly influenced by the Irish Atlantic coastline, a subject that has intrigued her for …

  • Kathrina Shine is a multi-disciplinary artist. After qualifying as an architectural draughtsperson, she moved from Ireland to Scotland, where she attended The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland/ Glasgow University. She then worked in theatre for ten …

  • Roberta is an interior designer/decorator based in Naas, Co Kildare. Her designs are usually a modern take on traditional style where timeless and contemporary pieces are paired with a touch of glamour. Apart from the traditional …