Frances Ryan: Botanic

September 1 to October 10, 2017

Opening Reception:  Friday, September 1st, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Speaker:  Irish poet and writer Aodh Ó Domhnail

 

We’re pleased to present Frances Ryan’s third solo show at this gallery, a series of new paintings that celebrate the wonder of plant life.  Combining observational studies with spontaneous mark making, these paintings are an emotional response to encounters with a wide variety of botanical specimens from different parts of the world.   They are inspired, in part, by visits to Dublin and Kew Botanical Gardens.  Ryan’s use of vibrant colour, abstracted forms, and repeating patterns mark an exciting new direction for this artist.

Below is a catalogue of the work in the show.  If you click on an image, it will enlarge and you can see information about media, dimensions and prices.