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EQUINOX- OIL ON CANVAS

B.O.R.N. EXHIBITION 2017

Babushka – B.O.R.N. exhibition 2017
‘IN THE BEGINNING’ OIL ON WOOD PANEL

In Flux – Oil on Wood Panel (detail)

“…Barbara O’ Meara achieves some terrific water effects in her allegorical work…” Aidan Dunne The Irish Times Visual Arts Review 13/01/2007

“Fabulous Art at the Cockleshell Gallery” – ‘By the Simple Action of Water’ Solo Exhibition Duncannon Arts Centre New Ross Standard 24/03/2010

“… Her chief focus has always been on expressing the fragility of life and at the same time developing and capturing the essence of her own personal journey….the themes which drive her practice are still the same, O’Meara likes to experiment with a variety of media, which brings a refreshing element of chance to her work”

Pick of the Week Arts Belfast Telegraph ‘Heartlands’ Solo
Exhibition, Alley Arts Centre 11/01/2013

“…Of particular note is O’Meara’s project ‘The Covering’, a baby blanket made out of 796 squares, one for each of the babies found buried at the Tuam mother and baby home. Visitors are encouraged to meet the artist and knit, stitch, crochet or weave their own baby square…”Dublin Gazette – 09/03/2018 Review Five Lamps Arts Festival

“..Four blankets knitted by 300 women from around the world are to be exhibited in an art show about the Tuam mother and baby home…Barbara O’Meara, the Dublin based artist behind the blanket project called ‘The Covering’ took 796 knitted pieces…. stitched them into four blankets to represent the four provinces of Ireland.     The Times 14/01/2019

    

Explore the various aspects of BARBARA O’MEARA ARTIST’S creative work on this website: Paintings, Exhibitions, Publications, Creative Workshops, Community, Collaborative & Socially Engaged Practice, Art & Shamanism Message Barbara: contact page.