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Rod Coyne

Wicklow born artist Rod Coyne delighted the Greystones Art Group with a fascinating demo of an Irish landscape view across the Atlantic Ocean. Rod spoke about his journey from his art studies in Ireland to a 10 year stint living and working as a studio based artist in Germany. Eventually, realising that a lot of his painting involved the Irish […]
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Fra Angelico

Biddy Scott, a talented, accomplished and exhibiting artist, treated us to a very exciting art history evening about Fra Angelico, Dominican friar and Italian painter of the Early Renaissance (born Guido di Pietro, c. 1395-Feb 18, 1455). Fra Angelico completed one of his most famous works, the San Marco Altarpiece at Florence. Commissioned by one of the Medicis, the painting […]
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Róisín Curé

Kick starting the monthly events after a very long break, Róisín Curé, Ireland’s best know Urban Sketcher, joined us on Monday January 30th, 2023 in the Kilcoole Community Centre. Róisín shared her experiences as to how she became involved in urban sketching after receiving a copy of Everyday Matters (Danny Gregory) on her 44th birthday, which changed her life. Róisín […]
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Breda Mathews Clarke

Ladies Cove, Greystones
I am a mixed media artist specializing in digital illustration and painting in oils. I graduated from NCAD in 1983 in Visual Communications. I work as a graphic designer producing digital illustrations of the Wicklow landscape and Dublin Bay for my range of Greeting Cards for sale in Wicklow Avoca shops. I am drawn to strong architectural shapes within the […]
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Silk Screen Demo

Our most recent demo was a very interesting Silk Screen demo with Silvie Gabbert, held in our usual venue, Coolnagreine here in Greystones.
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Susan Holmes

Autumn Breeze
What began as a hobby about 6 years ago has now turned into a passion. Every spare minute that I have, tends to be spent behind my easel. Oil on canvas is my preferred medium. I still have not found any particular theme to which I am drawn as I see such beauty in so many different aspects of life. “When […]
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Patricia Allison

Art for me is very powerful, the greatest healer in my life. Since I was young I had a great passion and love for all things creative. After numerous years of teaching art and ceramics to an array of age groups of children and adults including specialised disciplines such as elderly and people with special needs. I expanded further studies […]
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Monday Sessions

Every Monday morning around about 15 to 20 of our members gather for a morning of painting in the Community Centre in Kilcoole. Everyone is doing something different, from oils, acrylics, pen and ink to pastels, producing wide ranging paintings in many different styles. We learn a lot from each other and are inspired by the different paintings being created. […]
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Our 2018 Main Exhibition

The main event in 2018 was the Annual Art Exhibition which took place in April. This previews the diverse works from our members. Having had such great success last year, the exhibition was again held in the South Beach Pavilion [ SOBE ] , Charlesland Golf Club, off Mill road, Greystones, County Wicklow. We also held an Art Competition as […]
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