Gerard Byrne plein air painting Lopar peninsula Rab island Croatia photo credit Agata Byrne

CROATIA, DEPTHS OF BLUE

Plein air painting Croatian seascape The turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea, the emerald greens of Rab island’s secluded bays, the deep blue skies over Croatia. Artist’s life seems like a permanent vacation. Then comes the relentless scorching August sun. […]

'Strawberry Hill Urns' oil on canvas by Gerard Byrne,1998 cover photo

STRAWBERRY HILL HOUSE

Strawberry Hill House, nestled on the southerly slopes of Killiney Hill was a source of Gerard Byrne’s multiple inspirations. As a local Dalkey artist for last couple of years, living and working in the neighborhood, he depicted this Italianate style […]

Gerard Byrne Polish Provence

THE ART OF STAYING SERENE

Provence for years has been feeding Gerard’s deep love for the region and inspiring his creativity. Last year Gerard made a trip to the exact spot where Van Gogh once stood and painted. It was a very emotional journey. Morover […]

Gerard Byrne The Palace Pier

BRIGHTON. A SEA VOYAGE

If there was one thing Gerard could have wished for while visiting Brighton, it would have been a time capsule to transport him a hundred years back to the romantic Victorian era when the place was flourishing. The sea side […]

Gerard Byrne Summer in Provence Wheat Field 35x35

SUMMER IN PROVENCE

Provence in the summer is full of aromatic flavours, earthy colours and warm light. To follow in the footsteps of the Great Masters was a privilege and a great delight. The three week journey started at the holiday home of […]

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DALKEY BOOK FESTIVAL

No place like home! Dalkey Book Festival is a perfect excuse to visit home town. Check out what has been going on there since Gerard left for London. Costal village of Dalkey flourishes during those few days when the book lovers make […]

Gerard Byrne Country Road Dingle 90x90

Tá mé ar ais AN DAINGEAN

Once again Gerard returns to the West of Ireland, Dingle (An Daingean) to capture the wild beauty of the Irish coastal landscape. A week in the wind and sun has resulted in a new collection of oil paintings. The rugged […]