The Barntown Breeze

Scoile Mhuire Barntown, Wexford –  2015 ‘The 12 m ceramic artwork in the entrance corridor takes the form of a breeze blowing through Barntown and is meant to inspire and encourage children in their choices about life and learning whether that be through sport, reading, looking at cloud/stars, singing or playing music. A second artwork […]

The River of Five Colours- Cano Cristales

  This commission was made for a guy in Houston who is originally from Colombia and is based on the beautiful river of five colours in Colombia called Cano Cristales. Each time I fired it the colours gave me something different so layers of glazes were built up on top of the textured surface until […]

Artwork for Oncology Unit in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

At the same time as ‘The Wave’ artwork was being made I was also working on a piece for the Beaumont Hospital (exact same layout of unit) but with a different theme. This one is called ‘The Chain of Charms’ and involved members of staff, patients and family giving their thoughts and images to incorporate […]

Artwork in St James’s Oncology Unit, Dublin

In May this year I was asked to make an artwork for the Oncology Unit at St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Called ‘The Wave’,this takes the form of a set of ceramic panels with different images relating to a bluebell wood, a river and its wildlife. It includes images of foxes, wrens, herons, migrating fish, […]

New Artwork for Gransha Mental Health Crisis Unit in Derry

Courtyard 1 –Men’s area –“Freedom” • A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. A line of different sized ceramic birds flows in two wandering lines along the wall to represent the pathway to recovery and a sense of freedom. Each piece is intricately textured with […]