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Stone Art Project
Stein & Wein
Dry Stone Walling
Commission for Glenarm Castle, Northern Ireland
Mosaic commission for Glenarm Castle.
Pebble Mosaic workshop. Langenlois, Austria.
Last week I returned to the heart of Austria's wine region, to teach a 3 day practical workshop in stone mosaics in garden design. The...
Pebble Mosaic for Kempinski Hotel München, Germany
This summer I was Commissioned by FG stijl architects in Amsterdam to create a mosaic for their renovation project at Hotel Vier...
'Fishers of knowledge'. Creative space
This project is funded by the Per Cent for Art scheme. This is a government initiative, first introduced in 1978, whereby 1% of the cost...
Cobble mosaic workshop at Stein und Wein, Austria
In June of 2018, saw me return to Austria's main wine region for the wonderful Stein und Wein event in Langenlois, Austria. This years...
February Weekend Mosaic Workshop. Co. Cork
Here are a few photos from the latest weekend mosaic workshop in Kinsale Co. Cork. Well done to all the great students. Keep an eye on...
Pebble mosaic restoration. Powerscourt Estate. Co. Wicklow
Back in 2016 I was commissioned to restore the large pebble mosaics staircases and terraces at the famous Powerscourt Estate, Co....
Mosaic inspiration from Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona, the city of mosaics!
Building a courtyard classroom
Here is a look at my latest outdoor classroom project I completed recently. In early 2015 Scoil Mhuire National School in Lucan, Co....
Almost a year late, but here is the story of my involvement in Bloom in the Park garden show last year. Picking up icy cold stones in...
An Outdoor Classroom
Having this sculptural outdoor classroom project for a school as my first large public work was both challenging and rewarding. Following...
The Family Tree Mosaic
As part of the sculptural outdoor classroom that I am working on at the moment for a school here in Dublin, I was asked to incorporate a...
Happy New Year and reflecting back on 2012
Happy New Year everyone. I feel the need to write a new blog post as I have been neglecting to do so over the past six months or...
Turning old instruments into art!
So this is a post that will strike different ‘chords’ with different people. For some this is art, but others may see this as decimation...
Jeffrey Bale’s Mosaic Pilgrimage, a labour of love, a labour of pebbles!
Many of you may already be familiar with the work of Jeffery Bale, but for those of you who aren’t, I feel the need to share his work...
Making a mosaic
Here is a picture of a project I recently finished for an artist in West Cork. The mosaic in the center was actually a bit of an...
The Shell House at Ballymaloe Cookery School
Ballymaloe house and gardens are nestled in a 400 acre estate that dates back to the early 1800’s in the rural setting of Shanagarry,...