Tag: contemporary art


In mythology Sirens were female figures who lured sailors to their doom with their beautiful song. To some extent I see myself in this role as a painter, luring the viewer – not necessarily to his or her doom – with a visual ‘song’ as beautiful and heartfelt as I can make it. The pose…

By Conor Walton March 5, 2023 Off

An exhibition of my figure paintings at Shorelines Arts Festival 2022

It was a great honour for me to have an exhibition of my figure paintings mounted at the Shorelines Arts Festival 2022. The festival (which has been running in Portumna since 2012) takes place every September, involving both local and internationally renowned artists in music, literature and visual culture. Portumna is a market town in…

By Conor Walton December 14, 2022 Off


An exhibition curated by Conor Walton at Sol Art, Dublin The Covid19 pandemic has affected all of us profoundly. It also represents a historical and cultural turning point that needs to be visually documented. It’s a topic that lots of people feel strongly about and (as this exhibition demonstrates) has generated a huge range of…

By Conor Walton June 14, 2022 Off