Fáilte – Welcome!

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I am a figurative sculptor based in West Cork and I have been part of a number of exhibitions in both Ireland and the UK. I work with a variety of metalworking techniques and materials to create my 3D work. My work focuses on the portrayal of the human form and its emotional movement, with the goal of connecting the viewer and establishing an understanding of how emotions connect us all. I draw inspiration from mythology, storytelling and the natural world which, along with observation and memory, play a part in my visualisation of characters.

Living on the unpopulated Great Blasket Island as a child has made a lasting impression on how I view the world. Storytelling, imagination and inquisitiveness about the nature of the world came to the fore in times of isolation when observing nature led me to understand that personalities and life stories can be found anywhere, even bestowed upon objects and landmarks. Through my artwork I want to record a glimpse of the story within each form and capture a moment frozen in time that tells us of its emotion, communicating through gesture and body language.