Approaching Rain, Provence #190

Click on image to enlarge. Approaching Rain, Provence. ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 16″x 16″ SOLD Yes there are moments when the deep blue sky of Provence becomes angry and threatens rain and even hail, particularly in March. This painting includes two loves of...

Breaking Through III #174

Breaking Through III, ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 8″x 8 ″ SOLD This landscape of low clouds sitting on the hills as the light begins to break through  is a common sight in the west of Ireland.  

Skyscape over the Irish Midlands #162

Skyscape over the Irish Midlands, ©John O’Grady, 2013 Oil on Panel, 16″x 16″ Not For Sale This is a detail of my latest painting showing the wide open spaces of the Midlands where turf cutting is mechanised to a high degree. The bog has been altered beyond...

The Southwesterly #161

The Southwesterly, ©John O’Grady, 2013 Oil on Panel, 6″x 6″ SOLD This small work was finished today.  It shows a sky full of movement and character experienced when the wind blows from the south west in Ireland All the movement is from right to left, which is of...

The Edge of the Deep Green Sea #160

The Edge of the Deep Green Sea, ©John O’Grady, 2013 Oil on Panel, 10″x 10″ SOLD I have been working on this painting for the last few weeks. Green dominates through the whole piece in a tight tonal arrangement with a passing nod to Whistler…. My last few pieces...