Category Archive: creative

Paintbrush meet lens

Robbie Murphy, a Sherkin Island photographer and oyster farmer, and Jo Ashby, artist, are holding a joint exhibition in the Community Hall on Sherkin Island from 28th July – 10th August 2018. The… Continue reading

An island, a community, an exhibition

Sherkin Island artists, photographers, musicians and craftworkers are preparing for the islands’ annual community exhibition. Part of West Cork Islands Festival, the exhibition ‘Samhradh Le Cheile’ (Summer Together) opens in the Community Hall… Continue reading

Travel theme: books

It is likely I will die next to a pile of things I was meaning to read. Lemony Snicket I am arriving a week late to Ailsa’s travel theme but I wanted to… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beneath your feet

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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

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

Ripples

I have been making waves on Sherkin Island this weekend – thanks to the lovely Lucy at Attic24 and her pattern for a Cottage Ripple Blanket.  This crochet project has sustained me through the winter months, and… Continue reading