Louth artist sees still life entry chosen for top show

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A LOUTH artist has seen one of his still life paintings selected to appear alongside entries from some of the country’s leading figurative painters.

James Gillick had his Brass Pan and Eggs painting selected from over 700 entries to feature in The Royal Institute of Oil Painters’ annual exhibition in December.

“A still life can make permanent a very personal love of an object or a type of beauty or loveliness,” said James.

James also works on a wide variety of commissioned projects including portraiture, life-size horse paintings and church restoration, his work is exhibited worldwide.