ESB Moran Award for Outstanding Sculpture

In my last post, I reported that I was delighted that the two sculptures I submitted to the RHA Annual Open Exibition 2018, were both accepted.  “VOID I” and “Paired Impression”.   The week before the opening I was rung up by the RHA, my […]

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New Work & RHA 2018

I made a new bowl in the New Year, then started exploring and playing around with forms in the process. This resulted in two new sculptures, “VOID I” and “Paired Impression”, which I submitted to the RHA Annual Open Exibition 2018. I was very glad […]

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Hidden:REVEAL

I’m involved with the Drummin Bog Project, which is a voluntary not-for-profit community education project to restore the only raised bog in Co. Carlow. Situated in the South East of Ireland, close to the River Barrow and the historical site of St. Mullins, The Drummin […]

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Bowls & Dishes

I have been experimenting in making some small bowls and dishes. I’m trying to get the stone as thin as I can to give them a lightness not associated with stone objects.

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Beechnuts

  I did a couple of beechnuts over the summer. I was hoping to exhibit them as a pair at “Richard Scott Sculpture at Ballymaloe” but only got one done in time.  I finished the second one in time for the Kilkenny Festival. I have […]

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Fucus II (Bladderwrack seaweed)

I spent much of the winter grinding away at Fucus II. I took me way longer and became more complicated than I intended.  I think I just got carried away. It went  to the annual “Richard Scott Sculpture @ Ballymaloe” (21st June to 3rd September 2017) where Richie […]

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RHA Annual Exhibition 2017

I was thrilled to get two works accepted into the RHA Annual Exhibition this year. I submitted three pieces but as the song goes “two out of three ain’t bad”, but I was surprised at which ones got it. You never can tell!! “Wing” (rib […]

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Richard Scott Sculpture at Ballymaloe 2017

The annual “Richard Scott Sculpture @ Ballymaloe” opened at Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Co. Cork on Wednesday 21st June 2017. It was a beautiful summers evening for the opening. Fifty five sculptures, mainly stone and some bronze are on show in the park lands of Ballymaloe. […]

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Mill Cove Gallery & Gardens

Two of my sculptures will be exhibited at the Mill Cove Gallery in Castletownbere, West Cork for the summer. I took them down last weekend and the bluebells where in full bloom in the gardens. Lovely gardens and gallery, it is well worth a visit if […]

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Aubergine II

Aubergine II – Kilkenny Limestone (Butlersgrove formation – “Kilkenny Marble”) Size: 30cm x 20cm x 10cm (approx) For Sale Price: €450 On Display at Carlow Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise House, O’Brien Road, Carlow.

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A stone for Christmas

I have been making these small pieces out of very dark limestone from the “Butlersgrove formation” which is the classic “Kilkenny Marble” (even though it is not really a marble) as small affordable gifts. They are designed as a soap dish, but I have drilled a […]

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