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Category Archives: Mixed-Media

Escuela de Arte 2014/2015 – Prints from 1st Term

First term in Granada’s Escuela de Arte is done and dusted. Here are some of my prints –

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Last chance to support Cork Printmakers’ 21 Publication!

Please support Cork Printmakers by helping to fund our 21st Anniversary publication. The more you pledge, the more you get back! Info here:

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Cork Printmakers – Fund It Campaign

watch?v=HwQ9NurPXcE Cork Printmakers’ campaign is now LIVE! Go to to read about the project and the range of gifts they are offering to their generous funders!. Fund it is a new all-island crowdfunding website for Ireland’s creative projects, giving everyone the power to help good ideas happen.

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A return to Creativity – Day 1

Wet floor in Granada

I’ve been living in Granada for about five months. The last 2 months or so have been oppressively hot. A typical working day includes two shifts teaching English in an academy. This involves walking for about 90 minutes in total between home and work. In the middle I’ve found myself trapped in my room. My […]

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Cork Printmakers Christmas Showcase 2010

Cork Printmakers Christmas Show

Cork Printmakers is hosting its annual Christmas Showcase from 4 to 18 December at Wandesford Quay Gallery, Clarke’s Bridge, Cork. The exhibition presents some of the finest work from emerging and established contemporary artists in Ireland today, who work through the medium of printmaking. The show is a perfect opportunity to find a unique and […]

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Cork Printmakers Fundraising Art Auction

Cork Printmakers Auction

Cork Printmakers and Chernobyl Childrenʼs Project International Fundraising Art Auction Thursday 28 October 2010, The Imperial Hotel, Cork. Preview from 12.30pm. Auction commences 7.00pm. Free entrance. Spot Prizes. Work by over 70 emerging and established artists will be for auction. For a current list of artists and online brochure go to, or ring Cork […]

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Cork Printmakers exhibition in Cork Public Museum

Cork Printmakers. Cork Public Museum.

Excavate. 13 members of Cork Printmakers will exhibit their work in Cork Public Museum beginning Thursday 14th October at 6pm. The show has been curated by Breda Lynch. My own piece is entitled ‘The Missing Memoirs of Count Joseph Boruwlaski’ and goes some way as to explain how a Polish dwarf’s shoe was left in […]

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When Non-Toxic and Toxic Etching Meet!

Grabado de Brian Barry, Irish Printmaker

An unholy union of Toxic and Non-Toxic Printmaking. Started in Spain and finished in Cork using hard and soft grounds, aquatint and photopolymer film.

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Cork Printmakers Christmas Showcase

This is well worth a visit. There will be a great range of affordable art on sale and it’s a great showcase of various printmaking techniques. All artists are from Cork Printmakers. My piece ‘Cobh Water Tower’ from the previous post will be available and on show.

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My 1st Cyanotype Print!

Here’s my very first effort of a cyanotype print.  It was made during a weekend course at The Light Exchange in Dublin City. Gum Bichromate was the other alternative process I learned about. The image is a Pinhole photo taken in Cobh, Co. Cork.

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