Gallery of calligraphic pieces

This gallery shows some of the pieces of work, done mostly as  commissions, that I've completed over the last few years. The five panels documenting   Irish saints hang in Our Lady's School, Templeogue, and give an account of the lives of the saints after whom the five Houses of the school are named. The four panels -- the same prayer in four languages-- were made to be hung at the memorial mass of  a great and irreplaceable music teacher, Patricia Murphy, who taught in Our Lady's School for … [Read more...]

Recent Exhibitions

I exhibited In the Dead Zoo, a political bestiary, a unique handmade book, in the Dublin Art Book Fair recently and also in the Wexford Book Exhibition, 2013. The “dead zoo” is a Dublin name for the Natural History Museum which happens to be part of the same building as the Dail, so that I imagine the words of politicians passing onto the animals of the museum. Bestiaries are medieval books that use animals as figures of virtue and vice. The text is based on texts from the Autumn … [Read more...]