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Earth Made: An Exciting New Funded Project

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Earth Made: An Exciting New Funded Project

An exciting new project funded by Arts Council Northern Ireland to start the new year.

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Taking artistic inspiration from the late-Winter landscape and Hedgerows of Northern Ireland

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Taking artistic inspiration from the late-Winter landscape and Hedgerows of Northern Ireland

Regular walks throughout the Winter are my way of keeping connected to the landscape and the changing of the seasons.

Come January and February I eagerly await the smallest signs of spring that may appear- buds starting to form, green shoots appearing, snow drops, the slight lengthening of days, and, of course, the bright and vibrant yellow of the whin/gorse blossom providing a burst of hopeful colour even on the greyest days. 

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New Process- Exploring Natural Dyeing with Tree Bark

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New Process- Exploring Natural Dyeing with Tree Bark

For my third blog focusing on the Land and Lore exhibition I am sharing a little more about some of the new processes I explored as part of creating artwork for the exhibition and in expanding my own practice.

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A Sense of Place Collection- The Story behind my new Giclée prints inspired by the Northern Irish Landscape

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A Sense of Place Collection- The Story behind my new Giclée prints inspired by the Northern Irish Landscape

Introducing my new Collection of Giclée prints inspired by the beauty, heritage and familiarity of the Northern Irish landscape.

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May Customs and Celebrations in Ireland

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May Customs and Celebrations in Ireland

May Day or Bealtaine, as it is known in the Celtic calendar, brings the start of summer and with it a range of customs and traditions that were practiced across Ireland.  My work is closely inspired by the heritage and customs of Ireland. Here I'll tell you a little more about the May customs that influence my artwork for the Celtic Seasons Collection.

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