2G Irish contemporary artist working in wild west Wales and southern Germany.

My work is in response to place. I’m drawn to wild places and vernacular architecture; buildings that have “grown” out of the landscape, where local materials were used in construction and function took precedent over aesthetics.

I work in acrylics on wood panel using crayons, markers, collage and spray paint. I like to retain portions of each painting as a drawn element reflecting the fragility and temporality of the structures. I see my work as part representation, part visceral interpretation.

More info on my website http://www.petemonaghan.com

follow me on fb @pete.monaghan.33.artist

on instagram http://www.instagram.com/pete.monaghanartist

on twitter @PeteMon28

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    1. Hi Drew thanks for connecting…sounds like we have subject matter in common…ill have a proper look atound your site in a bit….ive not got involved in much printmaking but have recently heard about carborundum printing which could be exciting…
      Keep up the good work!
      Ps do you know lucy jones edinburgh artist?


      1. Hi Pete Thanks for your comments.
        Lucy Jones I don’t know her but I do believe I’ve met her. Think she has a studio at Coberg House. Is she a friend of yours? Her Edinburgh buildings are very good and she also did a residence in Shetland and produced some work on Burra which is where my family have a house.


      2. Hi Drew, I love the look of that residency on Shetland. Lucy is based in the wasps studios somewhere in Edinburgh. I’d like to get to Scotland soon…so much to inspire. P


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