Green Pig
Green Pig, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm
Pink Pig
Pink Pig, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm
30 x 30 cm
30 x 30 cm, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm
Peas in a Pod
Peas in a Pod, oil on canvas, 20 x 20 cm
Tomato I
Tomato I, oil on canvas, 20 x 20 cm
Tomato II
Tomato II, oil on canvas, 20 x 20 cm
Torso
Torso, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm
Little Warrior
Little Warrior, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm
Young Surma Girl I
Young Surma Girl I, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm
Young Surma Girl II
Young Surma Girl II, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm
Two Eyes, Open Deep
Two Eyes, Open Deep, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 cm
Yacouba Dancer, Cote d’Ivoire
Yacouba Dancer, Cote d’Ivoire, oil on canvas, 30 x 30 cm

Artist Ber Murphy, Kilkenny and Cork

Originally from Kilkenny, I graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology with a qualification in Design and Communications in 1980 and I have worked as a senior graphic designer and studio manager in Cork since then.

For as long as I can remember I've had a passion for drawing and sketching but sadly that side of my creativity took a back seat for too many years until I happened upon an art class about two years ago where I discovered and fell in love with paint! I work mainly in oils and I have a fascination with old and expressive faces. At the moment my subject matter ranges from portraits of people, to more frequently, portraits of dogs and pigs. I enjoy trying to capture the character and depth of feeling in expressions, time just evaporates when I'm at the easel and on a roll.

I work mainly from photographs and welcome enquiries for commissions.

Thank you for taking the time to view my work. I hope you enjoy looking at it as much I enjoy producing it.

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