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John O'Grady, Mixed media on Canvas Panel, 5"x7", 2012 SOLD In Ireland it is easy to get off the beaten track and get lost in it's breathtaking scenery. God only knows where you will end up!
J Violet Field, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas, 12" x 12"
Heading into Town, (Home Thoughts from Abroad VI) ©2012, John O'Grady 6"x6", Mixed Media on Canvas Panel, 2012 SOLD
L'Ouvèze River looking to Mont Ventoux, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on Canvas Panel, 5"x7" SOLD Le Géant de Provence rises to over 1900 metres. It's up to 10 degree centigrades cooler when reaching the summit, a refreshing experience in summer.
Home Thoughts from Abroad V (One Tree Hill), ©John O'Grady, 2012 Mixed Media on Canvas Panel, 6"x 6" SOLD Blown and battered by the high winds in the Wicklow mountains, this tree is a real survivor.
Light on Water, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas, 12" x 12" Not for Sale
Le Chemin des Ecoliers, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on canvas Panel, 5"x7" Not for Sale (NFS) Another warm day in Provence. It's lovely to go off the beaten track and discover what is out there. This painting is called 'Le Chemin des Ecoliers'. It's an expression that...
Morning Mist, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas, 8"x8" SOLD
John O'Grady, Pigment and Acrylic binder on Canvas, 6 x 10cm x 10cm This is a piece for a show in Ireland Click on the Image to reveal the texture of the piece $300
John O'Grady, Acrylic on Canvas, with mount, 6 pieces, 10cm x 10cm. Not for Sale This is a piece I am exhibiting as part of a Dublin arts collective called Tondo. The exhibition is being held in what was once a lighthouse and is now part of the landmark trust. The...
Home Thoughts from Abroad II, ©John O'Grady 6"X6", Mixed Media on Canvas Panel SOLD Looking to Wicklow Head from the Sugar Loaf Mountain, Ireland
John O'Grady, Oil on Canvas Panel, 6"x6", 2012 SOLD
This is the old mayor’s house in the village of Clansayes which is situated on a plateau.
It’s a good place to visit at this time of year as it’s a little bit cooler.●
8″x 8″, acrylic on Canvas.
This dramatic abstracted landscape showcases sheets of rain on the blue-green landscape.
Fig and Silver Pot, ©John O'Grady, 2012 Oil on Canvas Panel, 5"x7"