25 October 2019
By Bryan Smyth
A collection of oil paintings by the highly sought-after Irish Artist Róisín O’Farrell are now
on exhibit at The Montenotte Hotel Cork until January, as part of their artist in residence
programme to support local artists.
The “Inside and Out” collection on display includes O’Farrell’s trademark interior paintings
alongside landscape paintings of locations close to her heart and soul. The pieces feature
spaces that represent home; both inside and out, focusing on the effect that the scenes
described have on the viewer. There is also a small selection of landscape paintings with
scenes from West Cork and Wicklow.
General Manager of The Montenotte Hotel Brian Bowler said, “Róisín’s work is instantly
recognisable for its fresh bright colour and vibrant energy. We are proud to support local Irish
artists whilst also bringing unique and interesting works of art to the hotel for our guests and
visitors to appreciate. Róisín O’Farrell is the most high profile artist we have worked with to
date, and her paintings add enormously to the hotel’s own art collection and the vibrancy of
The Montenotte Hotel’s artist in residence programme is run in association with The Gallery
Kinsale, and all paintings on display are available to purchase.
About the artist
Róisín O’Farrell was born to a family of talented artists. Her exposure to art from an early age offered her a visual apprenticeship to both classical and contemporary art. The daily painting movement was an early influence for Róisín; it’s commitment to daily practice fitting well with her disciplined approach and commitment to improving her craft. Róisín’s work to date, although diverse in subject, is unified in its bold approach to colour and application of paint.-