Moss Rose 'William Lobb'
Watercolour 40 x 28 cm. €495
I am a botanical artist living and working in Co. Wicklow, Ireland. All the works featured are in watercolour and pencil. A selection of paintings are available as greetings cards and as limited edition giclee prints. Commissions are welcome if you have a favourite plant or flower that you would like painted. Prices for original work ranges from €250 to €950.
TOURIN HOUSE EXHIBITION - showing until Sunday 16th October
Tourin held a very successful opening of this show on the 8th of October. The house was packed and the artwork was stunning. 27 artists were involved. The Jameson family of Tourin House in Co. Waterford invited various artists to visit their garden to draw and paint the plants, views and vistas of the garden.
PLANDAI OIDHREACHTA Sunday 12th November - Sunday 4th November
National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
The Irish Society of Botanical Artists in association with the Irish Garden Plant Society will showcase the artwork behind the book of the same name. The book and exhibition will feature new Irish plant introductions produced by Irish Plantsmen and women. See www.irishbotanicalartists.ie for details.
BALLYMALOE CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR Saturday and Sunday 19th and 20th November
Once again I will be taking a stand at this great show of Irish craft and art and I will have original work, cards and prints for sale.
BOTANICAL ART CLASSES
I regularly hold botanical art classes on Mondays in the the Booterstown Parish Centre, South County Dublin. Beginners welcome. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information
Works in progress include a beautiful branch of pears from an old and rare Perry Tree in Dublin.
Below are listed the plant fairs that I attended in 2016 and hope to attend again in 2017 with prints, cards and original work for sale.
PLANT FAIRS 2016
Saturday 19th March ISNA Plant Fair, St. Anne's Park, Raheny
27th & 28th March ISNA Plant Fair, Farmleigh, Phoenix Park
Sunday 10th April ISNA Plant Fair, Airfield, Dundrum, Dublin
Sunday 17th April Fota Plant Fair, County Cork
Sunday 8th May Rare and Special Plant Fair, Russborough House, Blessington, County Wicklow
3rd to 6th June Bloom, Phoenix Park, Dublin
19th June Festina Lente Plant Fair, Co. Wicklow
2nd & 3rd July Galway Garden Festival, Claregalway
Saturday 10th July Blarney in Bloom
14th August Farmleigh Plant Fair
September 2016 Ballymaloe Garden Festival
November 2016 Ballymaloe Craft Fair
Recent work is shown under the 'New Work' heading in the menu bar. Prints and cards are available for sale at the North Wicklow Country Market, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow most Saturday mornings. They are also available for sale in the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.