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Friday, January 06, 2017

Nollaig na mban Womens Christmas January 6th and Patti Smith !!

biro drawing jan2017

To celebrate Nollaig na Mban, Womens Christmas on January 6th I present a
new drawing of the living inspiration that is musician,artist and writer Patti Smith.
It is specially for my daughter Roisin who loves Patti so much and introduced her to me.
Women, they surround and support me , friends and family, thank you for all that you do.
There is a brilliant event in Ireland launching to day, do take a look.


Monday, December 19, 2016

Jane's December ****selection box*** a beautiful day out to the sea last week and Christmas wishes from Towser the Whippet.

we were sitting on an old upturned gravestone having our picnic looking out at THIS !!! just last week, feeling very blessed and lucky.
A time out of time day.

Please click on the gravestone images the detail is very beautiful.
I was amazed to see the woman with her arms up in the air, a very rare and unusual image to find, and yet sadly it is weathering away.

a bird and an angel,adorable.

my dear friend at the ruins

This gravestone is pre- famine,1790  just look at the beautifully inscribed hand tools,such nice lines.

an evocative old metal bed head,so simple yet a work of great craft

The above images are from the beautiful Burrishoole cemetry last week
on the day of the full moon. My friend and I had a picnic and watched the sun play on the sea of clew bay.
We also tramped round an old ruin of a beautiful house which must have been most handsome in its day, made of bricks and fine flagstones.

This is my dear dog Towser, who was reading my Before the Dawn, the concert progamme of Kate Bush's 2014 concert.
Kate Bush and dream of sheep (live)
Towser would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas on behalf of his family.

Monday, December 12, 2016

December hello !!

Hello there where did this year go to !!

Thursday, October 20, 2016

TWO !! new zines * theres a place for us (somewhere a place for us) AND * everything is OK

I have made two new zines

theres a place for us (somewhere a place for us)
is to go with the current exhibition that I made three small installations for,
The Cabinet of Wonders at the Linenhall Arts Centre , Castlebar, CoMayo.

And while I was making that one
everything is OK, 
just popped out ! the way they do when you are not looking.

Please email me for details on either zine,if you would like one or the other, or BOTH :)I have around 20 of each available.
cost ten euros (Ireland)
10euro+p&p outside of Ireland

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Impressions/BookArt exhibition International Galway Arts Festival !!!

 new unique covers made for my artist book a deeper exploration of fragility ,love and loss
ink and typewriting on old book pages
edition of ten made for the above exhibition showing during the International Galway Arts Festival 11th-26th July 2016
 simply epic fabric print, a handmade 1950's dress recently sold on my market stall.
 planing a wee trip, loving my late fathers carefully minded 1960's Paris "indispensible"map and its colours.
 esmerelda, I was making her when I got the news to get home quick to my dearest fathers bedside, thankfully I did in time.May he rest in peace, forever in our hearts.
 my favourite childrens printing set ideal for my zines and book work
detail from artist book holding a space 
 letraset and paper tape and pencil on found childs drawing, part of artists book a deeper exploration of fragility,love and loss
image from my artist book Doll Wisdom 
the original childrens encyclopedia covers that I altered for the first edition of my artist book
a deeper exploration of fragility, love and loss