Felim Egan

Felim Egan (born 1952, Northern Ireland) investigates the relationship between form, line and colour. Drawing inspiration from the waters and shores of Dublin, his home for many years, Egan's paintings are imbued with the intense atmosphere of their source, and the deep hues and saturated fields of colour that hover above the surface of the work lending it a melancholic quality that closely echoes our experience of limitless skies and the vastness of nature.

Egan's focus on composition, and its inherent poetry, counters the enormity of his subject and grounds the work within our visual register. Each painting explores the nuances of how line and colour combine with those of balance and harmony with respect to the whole.