Author Archives: David Hollington

Chasing Rainbows And Missing Islands In West Ireland

Surprisingly, for all the Irish blood coursing through my veins I have never visited before, so this year I set out with my hardy friend Tom, an Irishman himself, to put that right. Our ten days split into two big … Read more

First Light

First Light These new works are borne out of a need to bring light and life into my studio during the dark winter months. They have a direct link with my garden and the majority of the plants and birds … Read more

Land Of Ice

Iceland has been waiting for me in my dreams, all the cliches of a land being formed of fire and ice seem inescapable when your feet are upon lava flows and glaciers. The climate and weather patterns change in minutes. … Read more

California Dreaming

My first full day in California was a little inclement, in fact it poured with rain morning to evening only allowing a little light relief to get this shot of the iconic bridge. However it’s hard to be despondent in … Read more

Fox Muse

The fox slowly and artfully began to materialise on the periphery of my conciousness and seep seamlessly into my paintings about five years ago. Today I class it as a major player in my lexicon of characters; those I call … Read more

To Old Harry

There is something addictive about the Dorset coastline, I just can’t get enough. It always surprises me with its twists and turns and steep promontories.