Monthly Archives: May 2015

ArtClick.ie Announces ‘12 Days Of Christmas’

ArtClick.ie, the online portal for Irish art, is launching its ‘12 Days of Christmas’ art sale, featuring 12 pieces of art from renowned Irish artists at a special price each week. In the run-up to Christmas this means gift hunters and art lovers can afford to give their loved ones something really special this year.…

Step into Spring

Step into Spring with an exhilarating exhibition of art painted outdoors. Just the thing to get us all in the Spring mood is an uplifting April art exhibition ‘Mood & Light’ hosted by ArtClick.ie in association with Pleineire. The common thread of this show is that the artists have created their artworks outdoors (en plein…

En Plein Air show – Mood & Light

In preparation for our Spring en plein air show ‘Mood & Light’ which runs throughout April 2014, I thought it would be interesting to take a brief look at the history of outdoor painting, or painting directly from nature, in Irish art. Thomas Couture, with whom Nathaniel Hone studied in France, is quoted as saying…

W B Yeats 75th Anniversary

This week saw the 75th anniversary of the death of W B Yeats. Here is one of his most well known and best loved poems. Lake Isle of Innisfree I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; Nine bean rows will I…

Ireland of the Welcomes

We have a lovely little write up in the current issue of Ireland of the Welcomes. Five lucky readers will win a limited edition print from one of the artists featured below: ‘Changing Light, Achill Beg,’ by Lol Haridman; ‘Dingle Mart,’ by Vivienne St Clair; ‘Morning on Inisheer Island,’ by Roy Lyndsay; ‘Doolough,’ by Henry…

Happy New Year

Wishing you all a very happy, healthy and peaceful 2014 from all the team at Art Click – Sláinte 😉

‘Bringing it Home’ Christmas show

Our ‘Bringing it Home’ Christmas show is now online. Considering we’ve had such a short run to the holiday season, launching only a few short months ago, we’re delighted to be able to showcase such a great quality art collection. There really is something in there to suit all budgets and perhaps most personalities too.…

Magical Intensity of Mike Bernard’s work

This week we’re looking at the work of Mike Bernard. Mike’s from Liverpool originally but is living in the West of Ireland since the late Seventies. ‘All of my family were 2nd generation Irish and I grew up with stories of Ireland. When I was fourteen I was selected to attend the Liverpool Art High…

Painting Gandon – Aidan Hickey

I worked in the IFSC in Dublin for a number of years in the Nineties and passed this very building twice a day. The Custom House is a beautiful piece of architecture designed by James Gandon in the late 18th century. I was interested to know the background to this marvelous painting so I asked…

So what’s ArtClickIreland.com all about?

In a nutshell it makes buying and selling Irish art easy. Yes, there are many art sites ‘out there’ and myriad artworks and that is exactly why quality Irish art needed its own special place. You know that feeling when you’ve just spent the last hour and a half navigating page after page of clothing…

Suzie Sullivan’s wonderful giclée prints

We’re loving Suzie Sullivan’s giclée prints of her wonderful felt creations on ArtClickIreland. Here’s an extract from a recent interview Suzie had with Áine Ryan of The Mayo News: WAY down a winding and narrow road off the road to Drummin, near Westport, there is a fairyland of soft cuddly creatures living in a magical…

County Clare based artist Judy O’Sullivan

We’re delighted to have some new work just in on ArtClick from County Clare based artist Judy O’Sullivan. Born in London, Judy O’Sullivan grew up in Cork and studied at both CIT Crawford College of Art and Design and University College Cork, graduating in 1980. She worked as an art teacher for a number of…

West of Ireland based artist Angela Emsen-West

We’re delighted to have a lovely collection of artwork for sale by artist Angela Emsen-West. Here she gives an insight into how she approaches each painting. ‘My style varies, sometimes immensely, I find that subject and mood depict the styles and colours that I use. I am sure I would find it difficult to be…