I've re-cycled my e-card from last year (how green is that 😉 - hope you like it. I made it just before I started blogging last year, so now it has a home. Its the view from my studio office - no tree was harmed in the production of this card! I've just finished all…Read more Happy Christmas
Update 2010: Unfortunately after the collapse of the 2009 UN Climate Change Summit and the cutbacks to the arts after the 2008 crash, the UK RSA Art & Ecology programme was discontinued. It wasa huge loss for those in Britain and Ireland just beginning to establish work in this area. The RSA ran the…Read more Congratulations to RSA’s new art & ecology international site
Finally, after starting my first online book some months ago, I've found a day to myself to finish it - have a look! It's a simple photo log of a short trip to Nepal that I did with Martin in 2007. Naturally I was attracted to taking snaps of the stunning scenery whilst Martin was…Read more Get your art book or any great ideas, published with Blurb!
A friend who know my interest in arts & ecology projects alerted me to the talks below. Great to see this happening, and particulary think there will be much interest in 'art in allotments' in the future! The Airfield House Trust in Dundrum, Co. Dublin, is pleased to announce a series of talks accompanying the…Read more Arts & Ecology projects now beginning to surface in Ireland
Well almost! As you know, my current ongoing art activity involves documenting sustainable forest management methods. On a recent and too brief trip to Slovenia I got a a clear vision of how our woodland will look after been managed in a 'close to nature, sustainable way. Doesn't it look amazing! (mind you, that's beech…Read more Back to the future: our woodland in 50 years time!
I'm delighted to write that a new local forest directory has been created. It follows on from the 2006 'local project' film & exhibition, a project where I documented an innovative 15 year old community foresty project in south Leitrim. The film and exhibtion were supported by the Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon and Crann. Some of…Read more Local community forest directory now available
Another item from the Irish Green Gathering. I met US born Rita Higgins and her Irish partner Paul Quirke, who have a sustainable landscape design business in Cork - Anu Green Designs. I was captivated by their 'vertical garden' systems which you can plant up or buy ready grown. I had known about greenroof gardens…Read more Ugly walls? Living walls – artistic or architectural installations?