Art by Helen Farrell

Inspired by Loughcrew and Dowth.

Helen Farrell has a broad interest in visual arts, she works in watercolours, acrylics, oils, print and mixed media. She often takes a stone symbol or pattern as a starting point and allows her work develop from there. Helen is originally from Co. Meath where the cairns at Loughcrew and the wonderful passage tombs of the Boyne Valley have inspired her work.

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Watercolour - Loughcrew Cairn S

Watercolor - Loughcrew Cairn V

Loughcrew Cairn T - Watercolour


Parchment Paper - Loughcrew Cairn U

Watercolour - Loughcrew Cairn I

Stone Pattern Cairn U - Torn Papers


Loughcrew Cairn I
Stone R2
Torn Papers

Stone Pattern Cairn U

Loughcrew Cairn T plan - Drypoint and Carborundum

Dowth Stone C19 - Print, Fire and Torn Paper

Etching - Loughcrew Cairn T


Cairn T Backstone

Kerbstone 51 - Dowth

Carborundum - Loughcrew Cairn T backstone

Moonwaves - Loughcrew

Carborundum Print

Loughcrew Cairn T

Loughcrew Cairn T backstone

Tomb Plan - Loughcrew

Oil Painting - Loughcrew Cairn V


Backstone - Loughcrew Cairn T

Drypoint and Carborundum Print

Torn Paper - Loughcrew Cairn I

Acrylic Painting

Loughcrew Cairn T Backstone

Helen Farrell is a nature inspired Contemporary Irish artist, based in Dublin. She studied Fine Art in Dun Laoghaire from 1989-1994, and more latterly completed Post Graduate studies in Arts in Healthcare and Community in NUI Maynooth (2012) and Post Graduate studies in Creative Thinking and Innovation in Trinity College Dublin (2019).

Helen works with mixed media usually in an intuitive and semi-abstract way, while responding to the elements within our natural world. She is a Professional member of Visual Artists Ireland and has decades of experience in the artworld, regularly participating in Group shows and has had 4 solo shows.

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