Stephen McGuinness

"The paintings reflect an interest in the spiritual notion of the significance of  "thin places", whereas in the Celtic tradition such places are sacred, The belief suggests that heaven and earth are only three feet apart but in the thin places the distance becomes even smaller."

Traveling - Oil on canvas 3 x 4ft

“The new paintings are exquisitely translucent & glimmer with new found hope” The Revd Diane C FitzGerald Clark +

Steve McGuinness is a contemporary landscape painter based in the Cathedral City of St. Albans, England. Having studied Fine Art Drawing and Painting (BA, Fine Art) at Manchester, he has gone on to exhibit internationally with work featured in private collections in Europe and the USA. He has exhibited extensively in Spain where he lived and worked between 1995-2000. He has also worked on numerous commissions, including creating new work for a Russian collector in Palma de Mallorca. Steve has also recently undertaken original artwork for an online company involved in Health Care provision and is currently collaborating on a project with a contemporary musician.

Across the Hills - Oil on canvas 50 x 40 cm
Swell - Oil on canvas & masking tape 30 x 30 cm
Beach and Flora - Oil on canvas 50 x 40 cm
Ice Flow - Oil on canvas 70 x 70 cm

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


 

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