— ABOUT —

 

Art have been working in visual art, photography and graphics for over forty years, his first  commercial work was promotional templates for the revised Guinness 'harp' logo introduced to the brand in 1968.  Over the years he has worked with clients and artists throughout the world, published two books of landscape photography, several calendars and continues on a regular basis to contribute to publications and editorials.

 

Years of experience in time bound assignments means briefs to set targets and objectives are delivered on time. Each piece of work no matter how small or large receives the same personal attention to detail and quality.

 

Recent work includes: - Photography for  ' History of Dublin City University' (book publication).  Portraiture for the Royal Courts of Justice.   Photography for  'Excellence in Northern Ireland' (book publication). Photography for 'Diocese of La Crosse' (book publication).   Visual profile of  'Seamus Heaney's  Homeplace ' -  Tourism Ireland.

 

Art also follows his own creative path in montage, surrealism and figurative artwork. Having an avid interest in local history, heritage and culture, he has, since the mid 90s, researched, written and photographed all content for the website Causeway Coastal Route.

 

' There are three distinct ways I work with a camera..... the first revolves around capturing in terms of light, perspective and detail,  what I see, a 'reality'  image that is true to my 'natural vision' and captivating to my eye and heart.   The second revolves around  photo - montage - graphic  work which flows into the surreal and the world of software manipulation and imagination. The third is figurative work which revolves around spontaneously capturing a living moment, a poise, dance or action that conveys a sense of spirit and place with grace, expression and beauty. '        

 

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