‘Down By The Burn’

Maria | November 30, 2016

‘Down By The Burn’
Oil on canvas, 80cm x 60cm

I just finished this new commission piece titled ‘Convergence’ for a very special lady.

Maria | January 18, 2016

Waves lapping over rock
over strand and sand
as the footprint fades.
Shimmering shadow concealed
by the mantle of light.
Perfect stillness.
As heaven and earth collide,
The body transformed
soaring and diving,
dancing and dreaming.
Bathed in the brilliance
of coloured rays
emanating from deep
within her soul
Where brightest the light grows
Copyright 2016: Maria Noonan-McDermott

“A CREATIVE Touch of Donegal”

Maria | October 4, 2015

An exhibition celebrating Donegal’s rich diverse offering, will take place on the 8th October at 10:30am as part of the Launch of The BASE Enterprise Centre.
Exhibitors on the day will include: - Morgan Ferriter, - Kara Gems, - Edel MacBride, - Fiona Higgins, - Michelle McKee Felt Connected, - Kennedy of Ardara, - Stephen Bennett [...]

The Great Outdoors

Maria | April 5, 2012

I had the most beautiful few days painting in the wilds with my artist friend Betty Flanagan, who encouraged me to accompany her. Thank you Betty.
I have been inspired and definitely re-energised.  Food for the soul, I think.
I now have two new paintings taking lovely shape in the studio, happy days!

Down Memory Lane

Maria | November 22, 2010

Recently I was cleaning out our holiday cottage.  I spent days sifting and reminiscing through old photographs, when to my delight I came upon some old journals filled with scribbles and writing from well over a decade ago. Among them a book of poetry I wrote entitled ‘The Great Divide’ which I thought I’d lost.
At [...]

RDS Art Fair 2010

Maria | November 1, 2010

Don’t forget this weekend.
Art Fair 2010 will take place in the RDS Main Hall November 5 - 7, 2010.
With over 100 Artists and Galleries from Ireland and abroad, this popular event showcases sculpture, painting, prints and photography.
With live music from Jazz Ensemble, a sculpture feature area and a series of free seminars, Art Fair 2010 has [...]

Maria’s web links updated

Maria | July 6, 2010


All it takes is a few tiny ripples to make a wave!

Maria | April 27, 2010

Irish Artists Rebuilding Haiti Auction was held this week in Dublin.
This was the painting I submitted for exhibition in the D4 hotel.