Friday, 16 May 2008

The Queen Of Arts.

Yesterday morning I spent back in my old college of art in Dun Laoghaire. It has changed so much since I was there it's not even called Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design any more. It's where myself and Jay met, many years ago, but more about that on Sunday.
Yesterday I was helping my mum assemble her glass installation for her final assessment next week. It was strange to be back in that environment again, and very cool to be able to help her out after years of her helping us.

It's amazing to see what she did in the end. But I shouldn't be too surprised after years of her working in textiles, painting, wood, ceramics, and glass. And yes she has excelled in them all.

This piece is about the history of Holy Wells in Dublin city, a lot of which are still there to this day. A series of maps etched onto glass sheets. Each sheet representing a period of time. The thicker blue line is the River Liffey, the white dots you can see are the wells. It's eerily beautiful.

So, in the next week or so I will do a post in which I get to show you all the extent of her brilliance. In the meantime, I'm going to take a little bit of time to catalogue just some of her work to date.

1 comment:

Paddy said...

The last photo gives the impression of cascading water.