Deirdre Keough Irish artist, Armagh

Lotus Eaters,Acrylic
Lotus Eaters,Acrylic, mixed media on cotton canvas on board, 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20in)
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Windsweeping,Acrylic
Windsweeping,Acrylic, mixed media on cotton canvas on board, 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20in)
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Where We Were,Acrylic
Where We Were,Acrylic, mixed media on stretched cotton canvas, 45.7 x 61 0 cm (18 x 24in)
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Sweeping Down
Sweeping Down, Oil on stretched cotton canvas, 45.7 x 61.0 cm (18 x 24in)
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Nebula Glimpsed,Acrylic
Nebula Glimpsed,Acrylic, mixed media on stretched cotton canvas, 45.7 cm x 61.0 cm (18 x 24in)
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Deepening,Acrylic
Deepening,Acrylic, mixed media Stretched cotton canvas, 45.7 x 61.0 cm (18 x 24in)
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Breaching,Acrylic
Breaching,Acrylic, mixed media on stretched cotton canvas, 45.7 x 61.0 cm (18 x 24in)
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A Day on The Tops,Acrylic
A Day on The Tops,Acrylic, mixed media on stretched cotton canvas, 45.7 x 61.0 cm (18 x 24in)
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Irish artist Deirdre Keough, Armagh


Deirdre Keough is a Lurgan-based jeweller and painter, whose instincts for the creative agility of metal and mineral are complemented by an passion for portably immense skies. Growing up on the Highveld in South Africa, Keough immersed herself in the immense, unpredictable architecture of its clouds. Lying in a wheelbarrow, as a child, she would envisage herself walking among those clouds and nebulae. Throwing this sense of infinitely changeable space into her internal luggage, an adult Keough then brought it to her family's homeland in Ireland; a place of more condensed and nuanced skies.

Keough's work offers an insight into her instinctive response to space, mood, fluidity and longing. Her paintings create possibilities; interpretations of intimacy, comfort, immensity and unease.

A celebration of original artwork, online and Worldwide (since 2000)

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