Friday, October 24, 2014

David Miller Art

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David is pleased to report he has  been shortlisted by Artists And Illustrators Magazine for their annual 'Artist of the Year' award (to be held at the Mall Galleries in January 2015) with his painting 'Bass, Mackerel & Sand-eels'. He would really appreciate it if you could spend 5 minutes to vote for this piece (if you like it of course!). You can find the link here: less

Sunday, October 19, 2014


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Probassfisher has served its purpose for me over the past seven years, its now slowly coming to an end in its current form. Looking back over those seven years and the content contained here I feel some of it is good and some of it not so good, but it is what it is at this time and I’m happy to leave it here.

I wont be posting to this site from here on and my guiding and workshop services have also changed completely, in fact so too have many aspects of both my working life and my bass fishing. If by chance you want to see what I am doing with my fishing I will be available on any of the social media platforms listed above.

My main interests now lie in working slowly on THIRTYARDS over the next few years whilst developing some aspects of social media to support my visual interpretation of the unique Irish coastline. This will happen as I personally fish and sometimes work on angling projects.

I will continue to guide for bass and seatrout fishing but only in a very limited fashion and mostly with fly fishing in mind. This decision has not been easy, but at this time there are simply too many reasons and aspects that currently exist in Irish bass fishing that make the change one that I am very happy to have made.

Thanks for stopping by here on the odd occasion and perhaps we’ll meet someday, who knows, it could be in the right place at the right time!

Regards – Jim

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The obsession continues…

Available November from Umpqua 2014

JEST by Anne Hendrick will open at Talbot Gallery and Studios on Thursday 16th October 18.00-20.00, 2014 and runs until Saturday 8th November 2014.

Much of the inspiration for the work in Jest comes from filmic sources and iconic American imagery. This use of dramatic colour to enhance the viewer’s experience of the work is both a coy nod to melodrama and a deliberate manipulation of the visual context of a body of work.

Anne Hendrick (b.1983, Wexford) has a BFA in Painting and History of Art from NCAD where she graduated in 2006. Since graduating, Anne has exhibited extensively throughout Ireland as well as the UK, Iceland and Barcelona. She is a co-founder of the artist collective Scissors Cuts Paper who began working collaboratively in 2005. In 2012 she completed an artists’ residency programme with The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists in Reykjavik. In July she hosted a solo exhibition Being Without Finish with the Wexford Arts Centre.

She will exhibit here again with Aileen Murphy and Emma Roche in the three-person exhibition Patient Staring curated by Paul Doran opening on October 18th at 16.00-18.00.

Anne works primarily in the medium of painting; she is also currently working with video and installation.

This is Hendrick's seventh solo show and will be her third at the Talbot Gallery. She has been an artist in residence at the Talbot Gallery Studios since 2008.