Absolutely delighted to announce that my painting “Who am I?” has been selected for display at the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts 137th Annual Exhibition in the Ulster Museum, Belfast from the 19th October 2018 to 6th January 2019. I am feeling very proud, not … Continue readingRoyal Ulster Academy success
In January 2019 I will be holding an exhibition in the main hall of the Down Arts Centre. “This wee place here.” will be an exhibition from the perspective of a post-troubles artist growing up and living in Northern Ireland. The work on display will … Continue reading“This wee place here” – My up and coming exhibition, January 2019
Silent Auction Fancy owning an Aidan Sloan original? I have had a real positive few months, and it wouldn’t have happened if not for all your support and encouragement!! This little fella is available to purchase but instead of me putting a price on it, … Continue readingSilent auction for an original painting
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of presenting my portrait of Dr George Edelstyn to Action Cancer, as well as the children and grandchildren of Dr Edelstyn, who had travelled from England to be there. Action Cancer have recently moved premises, into a fantastic facility providing … Continue readingDr George Edelstyn: Portrait of a pioneer in cancer research and treatment
Last year while working at The Balmoral Show, Dearbhla and I had the pleasure of chatting with Gareth Kirk, the Chief Executive of Action Cancer. We chatted about my work and the different charities we had fund raised for. A few months ago I received … Continue readingHonoured to paint the portrait of Dr George Edelstyn the founder of Action Cancer
I broke it!! I hoped I wouldn’t but I did!! However I look at why I broke it and it is all positive. My New Year’s Resolution was to blog more (at least twice a month) about me and my work, but blogging comes secondary … Continue readingArt bug, painting bug, marketing bug, blogging bug… stomach bug!!
So, not to sound too cliché, I have recently started a new chapter in my book and become my own boss as a self-employed artist. Last year my wife and I welcomed our third child into our little family … and as you may expect … Continue readingBottle-brushes, toothbrushes, hairbrushes and … Paintbrushes?!?
We have all seen the pictures of the children from Syria, lost, scared, hurting both physically and mentally… the families thrown from their homes in a war torn country! I know it has broke my heart reading the stories, the human reality behind the war, … Continue readingArt Exhibition and Charity Auction by Newcastle Supports Syria
This Thursday 06/10/16 and the first Thursday of every month, Belfast is the host to the Late Night Art Tour. This is when some art galleries in Belfast stay open late to showcase the latest materpieces that the local art world has to offer. … Continue readingBelfast Late Night Art Tour – First Thursdays