Only Forty Shades of Green? #214

The Glowing Bog, ©John O’Grady 2014 Oil on deep edged beech panel, 15 cm x 15 cm x 3.6 cm deep (approx. 6″x6″x1.5″, no need to frame and ready to hang) SOLD If you’ve been following my work for some time, you know I’m fond of grasses and bogland. In this...

Twilight Glendalough #211

Twilight Glendalough, ©John O’Grady 2014 Oil on Panel, 12″x 12″ SOLD As the last rays of the day set the sky on fire over the Upper Lake, perhaps I am feeling a gentle shift in the seasons as this piece has an autumnal or even wintery atmosphere as the...

Light on Water, Killiney Hill #208

Light on Water, Killiney Hill ©John O’Grady 2014 16″ x 12″ x 1.5″, oil on Panel with deep edge, ready to hang $530 with free shipping This painting is a bit more specific in terms of place and didn’t arise from imagination or through the process of...

Take me to the Island V #205

Click on the image to enlarge it. Take me to the Island V, ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 6″x 6″ SOLD Islands have often been used as places of isolation and contemplation such as the monastic site of Skellig Michael off the west coast of Ireland. And...

Gloria Bog #185

Gloria Bog, ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 10″x 10″ SOLD I have been reading a lot of John McGaher’s work of late. His writing is at one moment harrowing and in the next exquisite.  Descriptions of the rolling hills and overgrown boreens of Leitrim transport...