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RTÉ - 8 Artists to Watch in 2019

RTÉ - 8 Artists to Watch in 2019

Painter Martin Finnin has been making art in Cork since the early 1990s. Now represented by John Martin Gallery in London, his solo show there, Go Go Pitch-Black Night!, was a 2018 summer highlight. He is one of the most enjoyable Irish artists to follow on Instagram …

Mechanical Robins and Fake Snow Machines

Mechanical Robins and Fake Snow Machines

It was a lot of fun working in Limerick today. Glass is so different to what I am used to but Tom had all the tricks and after a slow first hour we found our stride and flew through the day, fuelled by amazing food and coffee in each venue. Thanks lads! It was great watching Tom doing some snazzy silver leaf details...

Alternative Christmas Windows

Alternative Christmas Windows

Years ago I spent the weeks leading up to Christmas painting shop windows. It was a fun job (in a cold sort of way) and I loved it. When I was chatting to Tom, an old friend from Limerick and super-talented sign writer, the Christmas windows came up and we started reminiscing about the good old days of acrylic turkeys, holly, frozen hands and cups of tea and we decided to join forces again and spend a few days painting local shop windows for charity...