A selection of disjointed memories

A selection of disjointed memories

oil on three canvas panels 2012-15

A Selection of Disjointed Memories is a series of colourful paintings that depict scenes generated in the most part from an internal memoryscape

 

Primary School Building with Carpark

Primary School Building with Carpark

oil on canvas 2014

The feelings and emotions depicted on the canvas are in the main recreated from the half remembered vague imagery of recollection that exists solely in my minds eye

 

Cheeky little Street Scene Painting

Cheeky little Street Scene Painting

oil on canvas on panel 2014

The scenes come together on the canvas to create a multilayered, multicolored snap shot, comprising of the many different places, times and relationships from my life lived up until now

 

Painting of a Carpark from a few years ago

Painting of a Carpark from a few years ago

oil on canvas on panel 2012-15

Yet, at the same time they are depicted from a single point in space and time in a way that mimics human vision

 

Bathers and various other people in Hi-Viz jackets

Bathers and various other people in Hi-Viz jackets

oil on canvas 2014

I don't ever presume to tell people what my paintings mean, but I do look to describe something that is both interesting and insightful, I look to portray something of the way things occur, in order to stir people's curiosity

 

Gorey Main Street circa 1929

Gorey Main Street circa 1929

oil on board 2015

In truth it is my way of trying to comprehend and come to terms with what it is to be alive; and through the creation of pictorial space I try to clarify in my mind, ideas about life and find forms of expression for some of my own personal perceptions