New Generation Gallery

Gerard O’Callaghan

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Crawford College of Art and Design

New Generation Gallery 2016

From my own memory of environmental encounters, my work reflects my innate interest in abandoned or uninhabited spaces from a banal familiarity of the desolate space. They're everyday places of no importance, but depicted through oil paint in a realistic style on a range of surfaces such as canvas or plywood primed with rabbit skin glue and linseed oil gesso, which gives them purpose.

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Factory by Gerard O’Callaghan
Container by Gerard O’Callaghan
Truck Yard by Gerard O’Callaghan
Where Greater Souls Have Suffered by Gerard O’Callaghan