LIVE ART : NIGEL ROLFE AT ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE IN WATERFORD

Despite having spent most of my career painting I have always been intrigued by and open to contemporary practice. One of the problems most people have with contemporary practice is that unlike traditional work there is no clear way to recognise quality. On the upside, contemporary practice allows for a wide range of people to …

KEEPING IT REAL

I read this line in a self-help post recently... "I have come across people who are completely unable to believe that they can be artists or writers...." In context the tone is one of incredulity. 'Surely everyone knows that we are all artists and writers?We merely have to say it and it is true...' This …

SIZE MATTERS

So, as I have said last week, I have been newly inspired and was itching to get painting this week. I laid into┬áit on Tuesday on returning from the print workshop. The result of that session was a painting, not finished, but well under way and not unsatisfactory though, for the first time ever, I …