Photograph of Artist BRIAN DEVON
BRIAN DEVON
Lismore, Waterford - Ireland



Original Artworks (10)

Brian Devon; The Vee, 2018, Original Painting Other, 14 x 14 inches.
Brian Devon
Original Other Painting, 2018
14 x 14 inches (35.6 x 35.6 cm)
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Brian Devon; Landscape 2, 2018, Original Painting Other, 8 x 12 inches.
Brian Devon
Original Other Painting, 2018
8 x 12 inches (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Brian Devon; Landscape, 2018, Original Painting Other, 16 x 12 inches.
Brian Devon
Original Other Painting, 2018
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Brian Devon; Over The Valley, 2018, Original Painting Other, 8 x 12 inches.
Brian Devon
Original Other Painting, 2018
8 x 12 inches (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Brian Devon; Bricks And Dreams, 2018, Original Digital Painting, 8 x 12 inches.
Brian Devon
Original , 2018
8 x 12 inches (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Brian Devon; Starscape, 2018, Original Digital Painting, 8 x 12 inches.
Brian Devon
Original , 2018
8 x 12 inches (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Brian Devon; Lighthouse, 2018, Original Digital Painting, 12 x 8 inches.
Brian Devon
Original , 2018
12 x 8 inches (30.5 x 20.3 cm)
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Brian Devon; High Summer, 2018, Original Digital Painting, 8 x 12 inches.
Brian Devon
Original , 2018
8 x 12 inches (20.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Brian Devon; Come Away With Me, 2017, Original Printmaking Other, 16 x 16 inches.
Brian Devon
Original Other Printmaking, 2017
16 x 16 inches (40.6 x 40.6 cm)
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Brian Devon; Dreams Reach Out, 2010, Original Printmaking Other, 16 x 16 inches.
Brian Devon
Original Other Printmaking, 2010
16 x 16 inches (40.6 x 40.6 cm)
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Artist Statement

Born in Dublin, Ireland, my journey in image making began when I was around eight years old. I must have expressed an interest in photography because Santa Claus placed a beginner’s photo chemistry kit under our Christmas tree. My parents had a old fashioned brass bed with heavy blankets that reached the ground. It was under there that I set up my “alchemists cave” and began a life long experiment in image making. For me there is a need to express something more than the perfect likeness that the camera captures, a wish for the a bit of me to be felt in the work. I began trying to enhance my images using various techniques, including applying colour tints from the kits that, in those days, came with Kodak black and white processing. I worked in several studios in Dublin, Ireland and London, and San Francisco and travelled extensively in Montana, Alaska, The Northwest Territories and the Yukon, during which time Ive had the priceless opportunity to work with some great professionals. Ive had access to state of the art studios in which to further my experiments with color, textures, tints and to explore printing techniques both traditional and contemporary. The work of many other photographers has influenced me, were always walking in the footsteps of those before us. Investigating their skills lead to my using techniques such as adding pigments, layers of texture, the painted layers that give my work the look and feel it has today. Over ...