2014 Idir Dhá Aigne

This is my contribution to the 'Idir Dhá Aigne' Exhibition which opened in the Cultúrlann on 1 May 2014. and then moved on to the Skainos Centre on 21 June.  All paintings are in elegant white frames.
More on the exhibition on meoin eile

I have broken my twelve pieces into pairs as a play on the title of the exhibition meaning 'Between two minds'.  The pairs relate and reflect a theme.




The boarded up front door of an abandoned cottage in Donegal followed by the back yard door of a terraced house in the 'Rock Streets' off the Falls Road.

Isteach ón Iarthar tréigthe, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 41cm x 51cm
In from the abandoned West, acrylic on canvass.
















Athlonnaithe san Iarthar, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 41cm x 51cm
Resettled in the West, acrylic on canvass.



The core of the Gaeltacht Quarter is a small geographical area but it's influence and relevance spread well beyond those limits.

Ag amharc soir, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 122cm x 61cm
Looking East, acrylic on canvass.






Ag amharc siar, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 122cm x 61cm
Looking West, acrylic on canvass.



































Expression

Aeoróg, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 51cm x 41cm
Aerial, acrylic on canvass.




Brat, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 51cm x 41cm
Flag, acrylic on canvass.
























Language. People and place.


Na habar é déan é, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 80cm x 80cm
Don’t talk about it, do it. acrylic on canvass.



Agus é ainmnithe abraigí é, peann luaidh ar pháipéar, CG1 20cm x 15cm
You’ve named it use it, pencil on paper CG1.














B) Agus é ainmnithe abraigí é, peann luaidh ar pháipéar, CG2 18cm x 20cm
B) You’ve named it use it,CG2 pencil on paper.













C) Agus é ainmnithe abraigí é, peann luaidh ar pháipéar, CG3 15cm x 16cm
C) You’ve named it use it, pencil on paper, CG3














D) Agus é ainmnithe abraigí é, peann luaidh ar pháipéar, CG4 18cm x 20cm
D) You’ve named it use it, pencil on paper, CG4
















People and Place

Siopa Uí Ír, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 41cm x 51cm
O’Hare’s Shop, acrylic on canvass.









Teach na Carraige, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 41cm x 51cm
The Rock Bar, acrylic on canvass.





















Where we are


Mullard gearrtha ag cosantóir crainn, suíomh sean Bhearaic Bhaile Mhic Andarsain, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 61cm x 76cm
Cut off Bollard at tree guard old Andersonstown Barrack site. acrylic on canvass.













Teannas Creatlaigh, aicrileach ar chanbhás, 90cm x90cm
Strained Fabric, acrylic on canvass.