Go Wild curated by Conor Walton

Curated by Conor Walton
June 2019 | Gormleys Fine Art Gallery | Ireland

Conor Walton | Siren | oil on linen | 50 x 45cm | 2012

Conor Walton | Siren | oil on linen | 50 x 45cm | 2012

The call is to be interpreted as you wish. Go wild.

Here are some quotes which may inspire you.

It is in the wild places, where the edge of the earth meets the corners of the sky, that the human spirit is fed.
— Art Wolfe
Cherish sunsets, wild creatures, and wild places. Have a love affair with the wonder and beauty of the earth!
— Stewart Udall
The mind I love must have wild places.
— Catherine Mansfield
With a heart of furious fancies,
Whereof I am commander;
With a burning spear,
And a horse of air,
To the wilderness, I wander
— -anon 'Tom o' Bedlam'
Inside all of us is… A Wild Thing.
— Maurice Sendak
The wilderness is calling and I must go.
— John Muir
All good things are wild and free.
— Henry David Thoreau
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
— Aristotle
She said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
Said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.
— Lou Reed

Look for submission information in the spring of 2018.

Conor Walton was born in Ireland in 1970 and trained at NCAD in Dublin and Charles Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy. He has had nine Irish and six international solo exhibitions. He lives and works in Wicklow, Ireland.

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