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MY NAME IS RED

MY NAME IS RED

Preparation work has finally started for the COLOUR! Summer programme in The Ark. In the light-filled workshop on the top floor a busy team of artists is working hard on the many aspects of the forthcoming exhibition and workshops. Tasks have been assigned according to personal skills…

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The Illumination of Monks Town ET

The Illumination of Monks Town ET

I was privileged again to be asked back in Monkstown Educate Together Primary School to work with 6th class pupils on their parting gift to the school. This is a well established tradition where every year the children who are leaving to go to secondary…

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Our Mother Tongue

Our Mother Tongue

May 1985 – I had been in Ireland for over two months and decided that I liked the country well enough to stay for good. I also thought that I could have a go at my job as a graphic designer/photographer so I ventured one…

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Up The Poles!

Up The Poles!

I was up at all hours last night (I didn’t go to bed until 11pm!) because I was busy preparing some visual material for tomorrow’s Circus Poster Design workshops in the Ark. I always spend a good bit of time researching, trying out the material…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

27 large-scale painted flowers are showing off their beauty on the boundary wall of Monkstown Educate Together Primary School. The flowers are the product of an art project that 6th class pupils have been working on during the last couple of weeks. It is their…

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