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- 25 April 2017 Feast” An exhibition of new paintings by Lucy Doyle
- 4 April 2017 “Wild Places” An exhibition of new paintings by Neal Greig
- 28 March 2017 The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead 2017
- 10 February 2017 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea
- 23 January 2017 “Somewhere city, paintings” An exhibition of new paintings by Leonard Sexton
- 11 January 2017 'AwayLand' - New paintings by Cormac O'Leary
- 11 January 2017 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea
- 16 December 2016 Nutgrove Print Gallery
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- 7 November 2016 Edinburgh Art Fair 2016
- 6 November 2016 Gary Devon's Solo Show - “Continuum”
- 24 October 2016 Nutgrove Arts Festival 2016
- 24 October 2016 Gary Devon's Solo Show - “Continuum”
- 17 October 2016 Jackie Edwards wins the Portrait Prize at the RUA
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- 29 September 2016 Cambridge Art Fair 2016
- 23 August 2016 The Affordable Art Fair, Bristol FREE TICKETS
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- 14 July 2016 An exhibition of new paintings by Padraig McCaul
- 14 May 2016 The Affordable art fair, Hampstead, London
- 22 March 2016 “The Equus Connection” An exhibition of new paintings by Tony O’Connor
- 1 March 2016 The Affordable Art Fair Battersea
- 20 October 2015 Chris Wilson / RUA
- 20 October 2015 Jackie Edwards /RUA
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- 29 August 2015 “Leave the world behind” By Roisin O'Farrell
- 9 August 2015 The Doorway Gallery Summer Show ‘A Summer Selection’ August 1st – 26th
- 27 June 2015
- 20 May 2015 An exhibition of new paintings by Neal Greig & Jock Nichol
- 20 May 2015 Affordable Art Fair London Hampstead 2015 The Affordable Art Fair , Hampstead, London
- 20 May 2015 “Recent Paintings 2015” An exhibition of new paintings by Lucy Doyle
- 20 May 2015 An exhibition of new paintings by Kate Beagan
- 20 May 2015 Along the Atlantic way” An exhibition of new paintings by Padraig McCaul
- 6 November 2014 Chris Wilson - Small Islands.
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- 2 October 2014 Ken Browne - ‘Ninety Degrees in View'
- 25 September 2014 Nutgrove arts fest 2014
- 19 September 2014 Culture night 2014
- 14 June 2014 The Doorway Gallery at the Affordable Art Fair Hampstead
- 18 March 2014 'Celtic Legend' Solo exhibition by Iwona Nartowska O’Reilly
- 28 February 2014 The Doorway Gallery at the Affordable Art Fair Battersea
“Wild Places” An exhibition of new paintings by Neal Greig
At times a vigorous approach is employed, capturing a sense of urgency
in an effort to
catch the changing light. This could then pass on to analytical observation, seeking to
emulate the subtle complexity of natural forms.
Working outside brings an instinctive aspect to painting. I employ a directness of
articulation and economy of language. At times areas are left understated while other
areas are the focus of attention. This is reflective of how the mind, the eye and the
hand respond in a cohesive flow in response to working from life, whilst the creative
energy emanates from the heart.
I look for a sense of pictorial space, taking the furthest point from the eye, then
drawing the composition towards me. Conversely, the viewer, looking at the surfaces
and reading the painting is gradually drawn through the space. In a sense I am
painting an organic, natural space rather than a picturesque view of the landscape. I
am not averse to the beauty and interconnectedness of things.
The palette of colours is kept simple. Considerable mixing takes place, on the palette
and on the painting. I push the paint around using various brushes and tools as the
pigments get to know each other. I often think of the process of painting as a series of
mistakes, with an underlying sense of knowing, continuing towards a resolution.
Working within the parameters of a creative window, I see the painting evolve. I aim
to depict a distillation and observance of the passing of time, rather than a
photographic snapshot of a landscape, which represents a split second.
At times, the event of doing a painting can be very challenging. Finding and getting to
a location which has the right combination of elements, also being weather beaten and
insect bitten, standing too close to the edge on windy days sneaky freak waves, not to
mention close encounters with various animals are all part of the happening.
At times I am struck in wonderment, standing, painting the passing of a day as the
planet revolves around the sun” Neal Greig
Date: Thursday April 6th
Time: 6 – 7.30pm
Guest Speaker: Minister for Arts, Heather Humphrey
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