Memories vague and uncertain, part forgotten, fragmented , contaminated, sometimes unreal ; likened to the erosion of landscape,a slow deterioration over time.
I use the genre of landscape to portray this happening , the resulting experimental paintings create the essence of another space , something almost lost, familiar yet elusive, indefinite but identifiable, like pareidolia , slipping between reality and fantasy.
Irish artist living and working in Dublin , as a mature student returned to education in the National College of Art and Design , and achieved an Honours Degree in Fine Arts.
Sell out degree show in June 2017 with paintings acquired by:
The Office of Public Works purchased ” Soft Day” for the Irish State Art Collection.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade , purchased ” Emigrant” for their Irish State International Art Collection, selected for the residence of the Irish Ambassador to London .
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Fergus Smith – Painter