Having featured in our Belladonna and Agóid print issues, we had to get illustrator Ciara O’Neill on our site. She shared with us her artistic journey, creative inspirations and favourite artworks.
All in Homegrown Artists
Rachel Clarke is an emerging Irish contemporary artist whose work traverses both abstracted & figurative works, demonstrating an atmospheric sensitivity with a pastel colour palette and delicate fluid shapes.
Shane Berkery strikes a beautiful chord in his oil paintings, through a combination of realism and his own impressions of hue and tone. His aim is to become fluent in the visual language of representing the real human experience through paint.
Photographer Jacobi Hoff comments on mental health to phenomenal effect in series of beautiful and eerie multiple exposures, taking us on journey through the urban landscape and an providing an insight into the collective perspective of our generation.
Shane Ha is a painter, illustrator, designer and more. His cartoon style, meshed with realistic portraits and vibrant colours, has allowed him to carve out a living doing what he loves.
Photographer Daniel Comerford combines clever composition and an eye for colour in this series of flicks, presenting his perspective, Dublin, Amsterdam and our FAC x SafeHaus event in Wigwam.
Brónagh Lee, illustrator from Dublin, engages with contemporary feminine norms in her work, drawing inspiration from mythology and folklore to depict modern female experiences.
LSAD graduate Emmett Walsh, going by the name of Diabhal (Gaeilge for Devil), explains what drives his creativity, where he finds inspiration in ancient Celtic Ireland, and the contrast between folklore and pop culture in his work.
Artist Aoife Dunne has a new exhibition in the Complex, a site-specific exploration of physical structure, mental states, and modes of being. The opening night is 29th of November, get down and see it for yourself.
Illustrator, Street Artist and Art Teacher to-be Niall O’Lochlainn discusses his creative characters, full-time art, and his ambitions for the near and far future.
Visual Artist Aoife Dunne and Fine Art Painter Du Jingze created a visual conversation for FAC. In this unqique representation of modern communication, they discussed where they are in their artistic paths and what their plans are for the future.
Homegrown Artists: Have a gander at the captivating works of self-taught oil painter Daire Lynch
Homegrown Artists: A collection of visual works from the talented Dublin painter, printmaker and photographer Kevin Judge
Homegrown Artists: Francis Matthews is a visual artist working mainly in oil painting. His work focuses on light, architecture and the city.
Homegrown Artists: Photographer, Thomas Murray, takes us on an entropic trip through the estates of Darndale.
Homegrown Artists: Laois based photographer Jordan Hearns takes an intimate look at the electronic music scene in small-town Ireland.
Dublin by the Street: What's happening on the streets of the Fair City. Ronán Hennigan lent us the flicks for this one.
'Belfast Then and Now' is a photography series by Conall Kearney that focuses on how Belfast has developed since 'The Troubles'
Conor’s work can be characterised by expressive and energetic brush strokes, bold layering of colours informed by the aesthetics of screen printing and risograph printing.
FAC Focus: “Irish rap is like marmite, people either love it or hate it.” Alfie South and Don Kobz discuss the Irish hip hop scene.