Art Blog

Delighted to support New York's Art Therapy Project

I am really honored to be supporting the New York based Art Therapy Project by donating a piece for their online auction which is live now, and runs until Thursday 24th Oct. Given the theme of ‘create change’, I’ve incorporated a 22 carat gold leaf butterfly onto one of my Limited Edition Discovery pieces.

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Thrilled with my new Limited Edition Print options ...!!

I'm really delighted to be adding new options to my collection of Limited Edition Prints on my webstore here on www.NiallLeavy.com. I really love the new options and there is great variety now across the full collection both in terms of style and prices ..!! There is even another one to add over the next couple of weeks. 

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Absolutely loved Hong Kong …!!

Well that goes down as one of the ‘great experiences’ …!! It was an absolute honour to have my art on show with the Sol Art Gallery at the recent Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong. 

The show was run in the really impressive Hong Kong Convention Centre right down by the harbour, and featured 115 galleries from around the world. The buzz in the exhibition was electric throughout the weekend. It was really great to see some really fabulous art there and meet a whole range of people who were interested in Irish art.

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Niall’s Art set for Hong Kong show in May

I’m really buzzing with the news that my art will feature in the AAF Hong Kong, 17-19 May 2019, with the Sol Gallery. This will be my second time showing in Hong Kong with the first time, which was a huge success, back in 2015. 

Launching my first series of Limited Edition Prints ... !!

I am thrilled to release my very first limited edition print series on the simply gorgeous archival Hahnemuhle paper, produced by the Copper House Gallery in Dublin. The new prints will be available on my webstore here on NiallLeavy.com from Friday 9th November 2018. I am particularly thrilled with how the Copper House Gallery have captured the three dimensional presentation of the squares, retaining that sense of an opportunity to ‘capture a positive moment’.

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Niall's Globe in support of #GoalWhatOnEarth

Great news. My globe ‘Planet Colour’ is now on the Goal What On Earth.ie website. This certainly was a tough one ... but it’s great to work with different shapes and materials and ... to be supporting a great cause that is GOAL. 

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Niall supports New York's Art Therapy Project

For the third year in a row, I’m really delighted to support New York’s The Art Therapy Project by donating a painting. This year they asked me to paint a small canvas 12.5 x 12.5cm (5 x5 in), which I painted in my stripe style and have called it ‘Insight’. Big shoutout to my framer Ger Boylan of The Picture Framing Place in #Skerries, who threw in the really nice frame 'for the cause' ...! 

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Huge Crowd for exhibition by acclaimed local artist Niall Leavy

by Claire Corrigan, Westmeath Topic. The Chimera Gallery was packed to capacity on Saturday night, 1st September, for the opening of acclaimed local artist Niall Leavy’s stunning new collection of paintings. Niall Leavy has built a strong reputation, nationally and internationally for his very distinctive vibrant and uplifting small squares. Over the last four years in particular his art has gone down a storm at international shows in major cities around the world including Milan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Stockholm, Edinburgh, a number of times in London, twice in New York City and at the prestigious SOFA exhibition in Chicago.

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Invitation to Niall's solo, opening 1st September 2018

I’m thrilled to be having my next solo show in the wonderful Chimera Gallery in my hometown of Mullingar. I’ve been showing my work there for the last number of years in the wonderful Chimera Gallery, but this will be my very first solo show in Mullingar.  I’ll have a selection of my new work on show as well as some beautiful new ‘small squares’ paintings. 

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Niall's art features in Irish Times hockey homecoming video

Well this goes down as ‘one of those moments’. Swept up, like so many, with the euphoria surrounding the huge achievement of the women’s Irish hockey team, and I get a message to have a look at an Irish Times video on the homecoming reception in Dublin airport. To say I was ecstatic to see my art ‘play a support role in the background’ doesn’t even touch it. 

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