Self taught artist Olive Duffy is one of our favourite Northern Irish artists.  “I am a mainly self taught artist working from my studio and small gallery in Co. Armagh. I work in all mediums, acrylic, oils, pastels, watercolor and inks and love to experiment with texture and the use of vivid color. I have been exhibiting with local art clubs for over 20 years. To date I have had five successful solo exhibitions. I have work in many private and public collections worldwide”

Q: What makes your product unique?

A: The use of vibrant colors in my cityscapes also the mosaics are made from pieces of my own artwork. I use these in various sizes to create each unique work in the most vibrant colours, patterns and compositions, then I add the life quotes.

Work can also be personalised for commission pieces.

Q: What inspires you as an artist/maker?

A: I am inspired by nature and the beauty and colour of things around me.

Q: How did you get started?

A: For as long as I can remember there was always painting drawing in my family, so as a child it was all I wanted to do.

Q: Why do you think it’s important to keep local?

A: We need to support our local artists and makers so they are able continue to make a living from a career they are so passionate about.

Q: What motto do you live/work by?

A: “Do what you Love

Love what you do”


Visit to see a full gallery of her work.

Dry clothes outdoors or in the bathroom with the window wide open and door closed. Never use flueless heaters. Vent your tumble drier outside. Always cover cooking...
Love Your Home Show 2016


Leave a Reply