Category Archive: Art

Two views

Two artists from Sherkin Island will hold a joint exhibition of paintings at the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from Saturday 9th August until Saturday 22nd August. ‘Two Views’, opening at 2:30pm on… Continue reading

Shimmer

I have been given a little nudge to share my two exhibits in the recent Creative Diversity exhibition on Sherkin Island. So deep breath…and here we go. I had fun making the above… Continue reading

Island of the arts

The weekend has come and gone so it’s time to report back on the Creative Diversity Exhibition on Sherkin Island. The sunshine was a real bonus and the ferry was full to capacity as it made its way… Continue reading

Creative Diversity

As part of this year’s West Cork Islands Festival, residents and holiday home owners of Sherkin Island are a planning an exhibition on 13th -14th June to showcase the wonderful creative talent on… Continue reading

Yet another note…

Travel Theme: Trees

This pastel painting was inspired by a visit to Courtmacsherry Bluebell Woods.Now that it is bluebell time of the year again, I thought I would share this picture…which, to my great surprise, has sold at a recent exhibition in… Continue reading

The gift

  A recent visitor to Cow Strand, Sherkin Island, left this gift behind. It only lasted until the next tide claimed it, but luckily, I was there to capture it. I also caught… Continue reading

While I was sleeping…

  Well…I haven’t been sleeping as such but more like lying in wait for my return to Sherkin Island following illness, two major exam years in the house, caring for infirm elderly relations, work pressures, a… Continue reading

Shoot it, sketch it

      When Frances from Island Threads posted this beautiful picture of The Clisham on the Isle of Harris in the Western Isles of Scotland, I asked her permission to paint it. I… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

‘Conversation’, Mixed Media © wildsherkin 2014. I can hear what you are saying from here: ‘Hasn’t her art style really evolved?’ ‘ The depth of colour, tonal qualities and texture of her work has definitely moved on… Continue reading