Art

A selection from the portfolio of visual art work including painting, illustration, photography.

 

 

 

The Gospel According to Mark

art / illustration / writing

 

A short comic book, adapted from story by Jorje Luis Borges, from his collection titled “Dr. Brody’s Report”. The dark biblical theme informed the style and medium of the work. Limited to the use of inks, pencils and watercolours to achieve the monochromatic effect. Painted on to A2 watercolour paper.

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Body Aurora

photography / collaboration

 

Aurora Borealis—Ethereal Flames and Animal Stripes. A collaborative project with the superbly talented body painters Caitriona Giblin and Paul Bradshaw, and Ireland’s foremost nude model Valkyrie von Storm. No photoshop or post–production used.

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The Big Five

illustration / digital

 

A series of digital illustrations on the iPad, inspired by the big five animals of Africa. These magnificent beasts have eluded extinction in spite of being hunted by poachers for generations. All except one are currently critically endangered.

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Missy

photography / typography

 

Portrait of dear friend and frequent collaborator Temper–Mental MissElayneous. The piece was included in a retrospective exhibition of arts at La Catedral Studios in 2016, as well as in an interdisciplinary collaborative project with Elayne, as part of her studies in Fine Art Sculpture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin.

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Artonomy, Mask

painting / mixed media

 

A life drawing session for exhibition by Taproot Art Ireland. Curated by Sophie Murphy and Doug Ross. Models Valkyrie von Storm and Izabella. Exhibited at MART gallery in Rathmines, April 2018 as part of Artonomy & Mask exhibitions. In support of the campaign to repeal the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution.

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