This icon was commissioned by my parish priest Father James O’Kane to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his priesthood. The icon contains the elements which Father described as holding a lot of meaning for him: the saints, places and words surrounding the figure of Jesus. The central figure of Jesus walking towards the viewer is […]
I was recently commissioned to create an icon of St. Columba and St. Margaret, both of whom have been important in the life of the client. Included are other important places and people and articles from the gentleman’s life: St. Margaret’s church in Dunfermline; St. Margaret’s chapel in Edinburgh castle; the pilgrim boat in which […]
I recently completed an icon which was commissioned to commemorate the Abbatial Blessing of Fr Martin McLaughlin O.S.B, son of St. Bartholomew’s Parish as Sixth Abbot of Prinknash Abbey on 20th April 2018.
I have recently been commissioned by Barbara Coupar , Director of Catholic Education Scotland, to work on an icon of “Jesus The Teacher ” for February 2018 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Education Act, when Catholic schools came under state governance. The icon’s purpose is to inspire a prayerful focus on the unique […]
Exciting news that the Triptych (three panels) was installed in the sanctuary at St. Joseph’s Greenock this week. The news is that Fr. John Bollan says they are going down very well with the congregation with “barely a whisper of iconoclasm”.