Closing Light

Artist: Ivan Daly
Title: Closing Light
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30x40cm

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Ivan Daly
Based in Co.Clare my work is primarily landscape, currently of the coastal edges of North Clare.
My process is typically walking and recording the more isolated topography of the shore, searching for views that resonate with me. The paintings aim to represent an intuitive, personal response to this environment and it’s visual richness and physicality.

He obtained a degree from Limerick School of Art and Design in Printmaking in 1999 and was involved for a time with Limerick Printmakers. His work, usually in oils or charcoal, have been well received and are in private collections across Ireland and the UK and US. His latest solo exhibition ‘Found Edges’ was presented at Joan Clancy Gallery in his native Co, Waterford in Dec 2018. His debut solo show ‘Doonmacfelim’ in 2017 at Triskel in Cork was a success with positive reviews in the Sunday Times and Irish Examiner and had since been invited to exhibit in group shows such as the 188th RHA Annual Exhibition (2018), Boyle Arts Festival – ‘Facing West’ (2017) and Blackbird Gallery – ‘Elementi’ in Kilkenny (2017). He was a contestant in Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year (2015) and was the artist in residence at the Bloom Festival 2018 by invitation of the Kildare Gallery at their award winning Sculpture Garden.

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