Studio Work

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I started the Children of Lir series during a residency at the Olive Stack Gallery, Listowel, Ireland in 2017. The works were inspired by an Irish legend.  Lust, jealousy, power and the transmutation of children into birds.

The patterned background referenced the shapes of the ancient Irish Ogham language

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