Monday, November 28, 2011

Exhibition Launch

Donal Mc Neela of the Oisin Gallery did the honours of opening the exhibition.

Myself and Carey Clarke PPRHA.

My wonderful parents Frank and Margaret.

Ms. Rose O Connor, Dia Musleh and myself enjoying the celebration.

My wife Rapeepan on the left enjoying a giggle with Ms. Gillian Evans.

Above are a few pics from the launch of my show.

Thanks so much to all who came by to celebrate with me on the day and to Angga Amituhu for these photos.

Special thanks to Donal Mc Neela of the Oisin gallery who gave the most wonderful opening to the exhibition and to my beautiful wife Rapeepan (or Boo for short) and her great Thai pal Bon who did the most wonderful job on food and drinks for all. We had a huge turn out and only one fruit stick left at the end of the evening not to mention the wine crate!

The show runs now at Malahide Library until December 9th for anyone who has yet to see it and would like to call.
Opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday 10am to 8.30pm
and 10am to 5pm Friday and Saturday.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Coffee Pot and Pear & Expo Details

Coffee Pot and Pear - oil on canvas - 12"x10" (tribute to Kreutz) - sold

Just about to leave this morning to begin the set up of my exhibition. I am very excited and am sure to be working on the display until late Friday night.

Above is a very recent piece which will feature in the show. I really enjoyed creating this painting. The photo gives you some idea of the textural quaility of the piece.

The launch of my 'Objects of Desire' show happens this Saturday at 2pm in Malahide Library. Donal McNeela of the Oisin gallery Dublin will be doing the honours. Hope you can join come me in this celebration.

The exhibition runs from Saturday 26th to Friday December 9th 2011.

Opening Hours are:
Monday to Thursday: 10.00am-8.30pm.
Friday & Saturday: 10.00am-5.00pm.

- Richard

Saturday, November 19, 2011

'Objects of Desire' - Exhibition Invitation

(above - 'Hebe, composition in Purple and Ochre' - oil on canvas - 12"x 10"- sold, click on the images above to enlarge).

You are invited to join me for food and drink at my next one man show entitled - 'Objects of Desire'.

This exhibition of Still Life paintings Officially Opens with a Lunch Time Reception at 2pm this day next week on Saturday 26th of November 2011 at Malahide Library, Main Street, Malahide, Co. Dublin.

The show will comprise of richly painted large and small observational Still Life paintings as well as a selection of 'Cameos'. The shows narrative will run from beautifully classically composed still lifes to more recent contemplative and contemporary investigations.

These Still Life paintings are charged, atmospheric and mysterious, communicating form, light, tone and colour relationships combined with a beautiful and rich application.

You can get pricing and reserve any of the available pieces before the commencement of the show by contacting me at or by reply to me through this blog group address or on facebook.

This exhibition runs from Saturday 26th of November to Friday December 9th 2011.
The Show will be officially opened by Donal Mc Neela owner of The Oisin Gallery, Dublin.

Hope to see you there to celebrate together.

- Richard

Friday, November 18, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Something a little extra special for you today!
Visit my RHA 'Drawing Inspiration From Life' blog.
'Nude', by Richard Hearns
(tribute to Richard Schmid)