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photo dreamcatcher

installation - the island

fenor bog, 2008

dreamcatcher - November 2008

The Index Gallery at Waterford City Council Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford

The collection includes landscape nd abstract paintings inspired by Waterford's natural heritage; including diverse environments from suburban garden to seascapes.

The most recent pieces have their origin in Fenor Bog Nature Reserve and include paintings in oil, a book of photographs and a collection of sound recordings.

The exhibition included an installation 'into the island' : found stone, shell (from garden, Woodstown and Brownstown Head) and woven blanket. The paintings included four pieces inspired by Fenor Bog. Co. Waterford.

Press Reviews

Munster Express : "Municipal Art Shows", Friday, 28th Nov. 2008, by Liam Murphy
  detail dreamcatcher, fenor bog 2008 | detail into the island, 2008 | weave, 2008
  © Chris O'Brien Shanahan 2006- 2014, all images, paintings, photographs © Christine O'Brien Shanahan