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Photography is often viewed as ‘real art’s’ little sister. Spectacular enough to be considered beautiful, unique enough to be admired and precious enough to be cared for but rarely revered like a true art form outside of a small art world circle. Perhaps it is because it comes from a variety of sources and plays […]

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Sheelah Moloney

Say Cheese

Why a visit to an art gallery makes the perfect date! My job gives me the opportunity to meet so many interesting people on a daily basis. Watching people interact with art and talking to them about it is fascinating and I never have the same conversation twice. I’m always particularly excited when I work […]

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Sheelah Moloney

The Art Of The Gaze

Art has long played a part in love stories and sagas. It’s role in the declaration of feelings has been poignant through centuries of romances. Luckily for us the pieces created as a result of these sometimes epic and sometimes illicit relationships leaves us with tales to get lost in.

art, art history, art world demystified, artists, valentine's

Sheelah Moloney

Sweet Nothings

3 ways to use art for self care. As the new year has begun and life is back to hectic normality, for many of us taking, even just a little, time for ourselves to rest our minds will be high on the resolution agenda. Of all the promises to make to yourself this is one of the easiest to keep, especially if you use art to help you.

art, art world demystified, health

Sheelah Moloney


Goal setting tips for creatives Artists are some of the most amazing people. I am ever in awe of how someone can take an idea from their mind and translate it into an artwork. Creative endeavours demand such a lot of the individual and often that means that there is little space to explore how […]

art, art world demystified, artists, creative careers, selling art

Sheelah Moloney

Going For Goals

The biggest year yet for 2020 is upon us. This is a look at the road we’ve traveled to get here and the path we’ll take in 2020

About, art, Art Owners, art world demystified, artists, buying art, career advice, Christmas, community, creative careers

Sheelah Moloney

A Tale Of Two 2020s

Why banana-gate has nothing to do with the real art world ….

art, Art Owners, art world demystified, buying art, community, creative careers, selling art

Sheelah Moloney

About Art Buying

Find out which 20th Century artist are you? Take the quiz With the exciting announcement this week that the National Gallery will be hosting the very first Mondrian exhibition in Ireland next year and with #20daysofseeing in full swing. this week’s post is a fun one. Have you ever wondered which great 20th century artist […]

art, art world demystified, artists, career advice, creative careers, quiz

Sheelah Moloney

Who DO You Think You Are?

We live in a very visual environment, filled with messages delivered via images of all kinds but how can we apply art in the everyday like this to fine art?

art, Art Owners, art world demystified, buying art

Sheelah Moloney

Outside the Box

Fancy a chat…in pictures? Let’s get thinking about art and most importantly talking to each other about what art means to us over the next few weeks and see what exciting places it leads us

art, Art Owners, art world demystified, artists, community, creative careers, education, health

Sheelah Moloney

Ways of Seeing