Patricia MacCarthy- Morrogh
Patsy MacCarthy-Morrogh started to paint in watercolours, encouraged by her mother Kate Reade who was one of the earliest members of USWA.
Friesan Cows (Acrylic)
First solo exhibition: Wexford Opera Festival 1980. Mainly of birds.
Subsequent solo exhibitions:
Gibraltar 1986 Birds, horses, landscapes and seascapes
Hong Kong 1990 Landscapes, seascapes, people and boats
Hong Kong 1992 Landscapes, seascapes, people and boats
Won the Ron Ranson rose bowl after his course on watercolours in 1985.
Held a joint exhibition with 3 others in Malone House, Belfast 1996
Painting of Ducks voted most popular work in USWA exhibition 1996
In 2000, competed in Channel 4’s Watercolour challenge and won the first heat.
Puffin (Acrylic on tiles)
30 Ballygowan Road
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Blacktailed Godwit (Watercolour)
Since then, has exhibited in many exhibitions but have been too busy with commissions to hold another solo exhibition.
Has recently been doing a great many tile painting for behind cookers and stoves, and for shops, using specially designed acrylic paints. Recent commissions include Charolais cattle and Blackface mountain sheep on tiles for a butcher’s shop, Simmental cattle on tiles for a breeder, a 6’x6’ landscape with horses for a billiard room, and also several watercolours of dogs and houses.
Kingfisher (Acrylic on tiles)