Some weeks ago, I was honoured to be asked to prepare a
body of artworks for
exhibition by the family of the late Maeve Doyle. Maeve left a vast
poems, expressing a wish that her
" Meeting of the Waters in Avoca". Watercolour. 30cms x 20cms
Born in 1958 to a German refugee mother and an Irish father, Maeve was the youngest of their four children. Most of her life was spent living along the coastline of south Dublin, from which she derived much of her inspiration. She studied Fine Art Painting in IADT, known then in the 70’s as Eblana Avenue. She was a gentle and sensitive young woman, who was a true working artist expressing herself in a free and fluid manner through her several media.
I was delighted to find the perfect
art venue for her work in
tallaghtuniversityhospital, which is the National Centre for Arts and Health
ncah and an academic partner of
A huge Thank you to Alison Baker, Arts Officer for accepting these artworks, being so accomodating and professional, and going on to
curate an exciting and sensitive
joint exhibition "Sense of Place" featuring artists Maeve Doyle and Fergus Smith in
" Bullock Harbour", Acrylic on board. 60cms x 45cms.
This exhibition runs from June to September 2019.
A special thank you also to the