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Featured Exhibitions

Connections Art Fair

Sat. 12th August to Sun. 13th August

Radisson Hotel
County Galway

Connections Art Fair
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Other exhibitions on later

Featured Artists

Chara Nagle

Chara Nagle, artist

Chara Nagle started painting at a young age and decided very early on that art was her life and passion. She was fascinated by observing people and portraying their everyday activities in her art.

Chara's paintings are big, bold, dramatic observations of everyday life. However there is also an element of intrigue and humour to Chara's paintings. She invites the viewer to come to their own conclusions as to what is happening in the painting. Chara engages the viewer further through her use of vibrant colours and realistic portrail of her subject matter.

For further details on Chara click here.

Francis Kennedy

Francis Kennedy, artist

Francis Kennedy works from a small studio at his home in Athenry, in the west of Ireland. "I own paint brushes and I use them".

He has a great love of music, having played in a number of bands in a former life and much of his work revolves around musicians and recitals.

Francis' art hangs on the walls of some famous names, like Sharon Corr, Brendan Shine, and the soprano Deirdre Shannon-Gilsenan, as well as in the offices of Coffey Construction and Galway Bay FM.

For further details on Francis click here.

John Nolan

John Nolan, artist

John Nolan's exuberant style combines bold outlines with bright exotic colours. His interpretation of various motifs transmits a positive upbeat feeling to his viewers. These motifs are:

Fish, Flowers, People, Birds, Still Life, Abstract, Collage, Landscapes.

The celebration of colour and form, has preoccupied him from an early age and was nurtured through the encouragement and instruction received from his father who was an artist himself.

For further details on John click here.

Jimmy Burns

Jimmy Burns, artist

Jimmy Burns studied Art in London, Leeds and Dublin, lives in Sandyford and teaches in Ballinteer.

He is the author of "Art History and Appreciation" (two editions), and "Practical Art", both published by S & C S. Jimmy has illustrated many books and periodicals over the years, including Magill, In Dublin, U Magazine ... etc.

For further details on Jimmy click here.

Ellen McDermott

Ellen McDermott, artist

Ellen McDermott's Fine Art Portraiture is portraiture with a difference. She started taking photographs to use as guides in her paintings but soon found that she was being asked by people if she would sell them her prints and take their photographs.

Ellen was picked as one of the Finalists in PhotoIreland Festival Open Call 2010. She is a Director of Kilmantin Art Gallery in Wicklow Town. Up until this year Ellen was on the Wicklow Arts Festival Committee but resigned from the board in order to concentrate more on her photography.

For further details on Ellen click here.