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. […]

Gerard Byrne Barges at Hammersmith Gorry Gallery Exhibition Dublin 17th - 21st Century Irish Paintings

ART EXHIBITION AT GORRY GALLERY

An Exhibition of 17th – 21st Century Irish Paintings   It’s been eight years since Gerard exhibited with the Gorry Gallery Dublin. He is delighted to be participating in such a significant exhibition in Ireland’s art calendar of 2017 and […]

'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 Pintar Rapido London cover photo

TWO WEEKS TO GO!

Pintar Rapido London 2016   Two weeks to go! Gerard Byrne is very excited to participate for the very first time in Pintar Rapido London, the UK’s biggest plein air painting festival, competition and exhibition. A weekend celebration of art […]