Making a portrait is a kind of collaborative process with the subject, and it is both exciting and terrifying.

The challenge and satisfaction comes lies in discovering the gestures, expressions, colours, and setting that expresses a person’s character. Human beings are endlessly interesting and a portrait sets out to capture a quiet, transformative depth and profundity in the human condition.

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Work – Stitching (Caóilfíonn), Charcoal on paper, 80 x 100cm

Exhibited: Just Like Soho, Bridge Street Studios Group Show, Basement Gallery, Dundalk 2018

Cairde Visual ,The Model, Sligo, 2019

Royal Ulster Academy Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast, 2018 – 2019

Work – Ruling (Orla), Charcoal on paper, 100 x 80cm

Exhibited:  Courthouse Gallery Open 2019, Enistymon, Clare, 2019