• Working on 3 portrait commissions – with a twist!
  • My beautiful wife and dancer Mary passed away 22nd March – a terrible shock;
  • Joined the Management Core of the James Joyce Tower in Sandycove Dublin,the setting of ‘Ulysses’ first episode Telemachus — Inspiring place—I filled anotebook with images, drawings  and vibes in the Tower;
  • Devised the Art briefing for the Clane based Leinster Printmakers Studio -15th Anniversary exhibition — inspired by the book  ‘A Portrait of the Artist as a Young man’- by James Joyce. JJ went to school in nearby Clongowes Wood;
  • Ballsbridge Gallery (Beside P.O.) – Finally got my gallery opened ! -Space available for small exhibitions;
  • Exhibited in the LPS print exhibition “Dunaire – The Disposessed” in the Cross Gallery, Francis Street. A great success.


  • Received a number of commissions in Dublin & Kerry;
  • Have set up a new gallery – The Wren Gallery – in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4;
  • Currently working in Blackboard and Chalk – spacial drawings.
  • We are increasingly taking Commissions for Portraits and Landscapes…with a twist…all enquiries welcome.

September 2012:

  • Will be exhibiting work in ‘In the Absence of Colour‘ – An exhibition of work referencing the monochrome palette of William Desmond Taylor’s films and exploring the potential of the tonal range from black to white.
    The exhibit takes place between 11th – 23rd September 2012.Click Here for moreinformation on ‘In The Absence of Colour.

July 25, 2011:

  • Recently got ‘Artist’s Exemption’ status with the Irish Revenue (Tax) Commissioners
  • Planning painting trip to Andalusia, Spain, for late September / October 2012. Intend on painting Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Moorish Palaces at Alhambra, Granada.
  • Recently accepted for the DIN A4 exhibition in Malaga, Spain.
  • Have now formally incorporated my architectural practice with the art making studio and expect this to substantially influence my Art in the coming year.
  • I intend to enter the BP Portrait Competition in December 2011. Am having difficulty choosing a suitable sitter.
    Any Goths or Cure heads can send a photo!
  • Working on long-term painting project for 2016 – Subject: Irish Rebellion 1916: 100 years!