Knightsbrook Hotel Wedding Entertainment – Live Caricatures by Allan Cavanagh!

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Knightsbrook Hotel Wedding Entertainment: this was my last wedding, in the Knightsbrook Hotel, just before the shutdown in March, just getting around to posting it now! As you can see the guests had a great time with me as I drew them (from an appropriate social distance of course!) I now have a perspex screen … Read more Knightsbrook Hotel Wedding Entertainment – Live Caricatures by Allan Cavanagh!

Corporate Entertainment, Great Southern Killarney!

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Something I’m really looking forward to post Covid-19 lockdown is getting back into corporate entertainment, socially distanced or not! I’m usually placed over 2 metres away from my subject but for extra peace of mind I am fitting my easel with a perspex screen and I’m undertaking certified Covid-19 Officer training so I will know … Read more Corporate Entertainment, Great Southern Killarney!

70th Birthday Gift for Dad: Caricature Portrait of the Whole Family!

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70th birthday caricature featuring the whole family! This was a caricature gift for a seventieth birthday featuring his wife, kids, their partners, and grandkids! I love getting to draw a caricature gift like this, not only capturing the subject’s likes and interests but also getting 3 generations of the one family in there! Also pictured … Read more 70th Birthday Gift for Dad: Caricature Portrait of the Whole Family!

Wedding Entertainment Caricatures: Back Soon!

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It looks like I’m going to be gradually getting back to wedding caricatures from late August on. I’ve all my fingers and toes crossed at this stage and I’m very much looking forward to getting back on the road bringing my live wedding caricatures to wedding venues from Malin to Mizen and everywhere in between! … Read more Wedding Entertainment Caricatures: Back Soon!

Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 | National Gallery of Ireland

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The Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 has been launched by the National Gallery of Ireland:

The annual competition is open to artists living on the island of Ireland, and Irish artists living abroad. The winner will receive a cash prize of €15,000, and a commission worth €5,000 to create a work for inclusion in the National Portrait Collection. There will also be two awards of €1,500 for highly commended works.

A shortlist of portraits will be chosen by the 2020 judging panel and exhibited at the National Gallery of Ireland from 21 November 2020 to 21 March 2021.

via Zurich Portrait Prize 2020 | National Gallery of Ireland