Bridge Street Studios mounted the HIDE exhibition, in tandem with Dundalk’s annual SEEK Urban Arts Festival.
Drawing live from a moving dancing figure leaves you no choice but to be truthful. It creates a direct eye-to-hand connection and the brain has no time to interfere.
An ongoing series of figurative prints and drawings of wildlife with which I try to connect with animal sensory perceptions.
Using the site and history of the studio – a semi-derelict tannery in a medieval town – the paintings and drawings made here relate to ideas and metaphors of skin, processing and re-processing raw materials and resources, and the extremities of the environmental conditions.