celebrate, the artist will be hosting an opening night event at the hub's
gallery from 17h00 until 22h00, with free welcome drinks on offer upon arrival.
Free to the public, the exhibition will be held until February 9th.
colour and curiosity are the central themes of Irish, Lisbon-based artist
Mairead's Life and Other Wonders exhibition. Depicting vibrant expressions of
femininity and daily life through bright flashes of colour and playfully fluid
lines, she primarily uses marker pens, oil pastels, and colouring pencils in
will also show a limited-edition selection of ceramics featuring her
illustrations. All of these have been delicately drawn onto by hand using an
uncommon material — colouring pencil — and have subsequently been sealed to
provide a protective layer.
the Portuguese capital since 2020, Mairead's vivid portraits and landscapes
(which frequently depict Lisbon's streets saturated in colour) have previously
featured in Vogue, House and Gardens and European Parliament.
Portugal, the artist has recently partnered with local art gallery kiosks Nova
Banca Galeria to sell her landscapes of Lisbon. She has also just collaborated
with art studio Lisboa Social Press, having featured in their group winter show
exhibition which showcases up-and-coming Lisbon-based artists.