Clare Hartigan

 

 
Happy Days - Oil on Canvas

Clare Hartigan has been involved in creative activity since she was a child growing up in Castleconnell, County Limerick. She studied printmaking at the Limerick School of Art and Design, and then moved to Cork where she started painting. After a few years, she returned to her home village where she now works full-time as an artist. While a printmaking student, Hartigan was inspired by the bitumen that she used to draw with to create etchings. It gave her a dynamism that she couldn't achieve with the traditional use of oils, and ultimately inspired her to experiment with a more carefree line in her paintings.


The seemingly spontaneous application of paint seen her work reflects the paint-dripping technique associated with the work of Abstract Expressionist, Jackson Pollock. Hartigan takes inspiration from this technique which was utilized exclusively for abstraction, and truly makes it her own by creating semi-representational art; drawing inspiration for her paintings from personal experiences as well as current affairs.


Hartigan's paintings are ignited with excited animation and emotional intensity, as delicate bands of color, dance across a white, monochromatic backdrop. She has the ability to introduce a sense of vitality into a traditional 'Still Life' through her use of line. A recurring theme in her work is the image of a young girl. Whether dancing, jumping, or simply standing, the figure is always rendered through energetic lines, mimicking the carefree nature of the subject, and conjuring up a sense of childhood nostalgia. Hartigan describes the recurring figure of the young girl, as representative of the inner child for herself but most importantly everyone, male or female. "Using her as my central theme is about getting back to the people we were as children, to explain and explore how and why we act the way we act today. She is the central core of the soul, pure emotion, loving, caring, fragile, and often so damaged".


Hartigan's work is refreshingly unique and distinct from any of her Irish contemporaries. "I am trying to draw the soul", and in doing so her paintings have the power to move the viewer, and ultimately awaken a sense of emotion and feeling from within.

 

 

 

402 products in this category, displaying products 1 to 100.

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Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Proud of my Pride
Oil on Canvas -
100cm x 50cm (39" x 19.5")

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Nature's Shadows
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 100cm (20" x 39")

€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Neighbors
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (19.5" x 19.5")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Gentleness is a Strength
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (19.5" x 19.5")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Here & Now
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (19.5" x 19.5")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Strong
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (19.5" x 19.5")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Lady in Red
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (19.5" x 19.5")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Cotton Fresh
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (19.5" x 8")

€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Just the two of us
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (19.5" x 8")

€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
A Precious Moment
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (19.5" x 8")

€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Mr Kitty
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (19.5" x 8")

€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Dance
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (19.5" x 8")

€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Mr Fox
Oil on Canvas
40cm x 40cm (16" x 16")

€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Terminal Velocity
Oil on Canvas
40cm x 40cm (16" x 16")

SOLD
€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Magic Moments
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Shelter from the storm
Oil on Canvas
60cm x 60 cm (23.5" x 23.5")

SOLD
€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Take my hand
Oil on Canvas
60cm x 60 cm (23.5" x 23.5")

SOLD
€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
My Best Friend
Oil on Canvas
90cm x 30cm (35.5" x 12")

€790.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Just the two of us
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Pony in the Field
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Curious Fox
Oil on Canvas
76cm x 61cm (30" x 24")

SOLD
€950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
A time to talk, Cherry Blossom
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 184cm (4ft x 6ft)

€2,950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Ring a Rosie,Amongst Daffodils
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 184cm (4ft x 6ft)

€2,950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Reflections
Oil on canvas
80cm x 30cm (31.5" x 12")

SOLD
€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Red dress
Oil on canvas
25cm x 25cm (10" x 10")

SOLD
€295.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Hare
Oil on canvas
25cm x 25cm (10" x 10")

SOLD
€295.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Fox
Oil on canvas
25cm x 25cm (10" x 10")

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€295.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Love is
Oil on canvas
40cm x 40cm ( 16'' x 16')

SOLD
€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Best Bud
Oil on canvas
40cm x 40cm ( 16'' x 16')

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€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Friends
Oil on canvas
20cm x 50cm (8'' x 20'')

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€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Gallop, Like Friends Do
Oil on canvas
30cm x 80cm (12" x 32")

€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Kiss
Oil on canvas
60cm x 60cm (24" x 24")

€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Forest Walk
Oil on canvas
122cm x 60cm (48" x 24")

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Beneath the Tree, Dusk
Oil on canvas
80cm x 80cm (32'' x 32'')

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€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Companion
Oil on canvas
100cm x 100cm (39.5'' x 39.5")

€1,750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
At The Races
Oil on Canvas
40cm x 80cm (16" x 31.5")

SOLD
€790.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Out of my Box
Oil on Canvas
76cm x 76cm (30" x 30")

€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Little Fox
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

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€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Ring a Ring a Rosey
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Dancing Queens
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Like Lovers Do
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 30cm (12" x 31.5")

€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Up in the Trees
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 30cm (12" x 31.5")

€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Kaleidoscopic Gallop
Oil on Canvas
70cm x 100cm (27.5" x 39.5")

€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Foxy
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 80cm (31.5'' x 31.5'')

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Tiny Dancer
Oil on Canvas
60cm x 46cm (23.5" x 18")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Breezy Day
Oil on Canvas
61cm x 121cm (24" x 48")

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
I Am Strong
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Remember the wind in our hair
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Fairy Tales
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

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€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Family Moment
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Minding you minding me
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

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€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Tangled Up
Oil on Canvas
40cm x 40cm ( 16'' x 16')

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€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
We Danced in the Streets
Oil on Canvas
40cm x 40cm ( 16'' x 16')

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€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Best Pals
Oil on Canvas
40cm x 40cm ( 16'' x 16')

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€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Stories told
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (20" x 8")

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€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Growing together
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (20" x 8")

SOLD
€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Red Riding Hood
Oil on Canvas
50cm x 20cm (20" x 8")

SOLD
€395.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
My Companion
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 30cm (31.5" x 12")

SOLD
€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Through the Daisies
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 30cm (31.5" x 12")

SOLD
€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Love not Lost
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 30cm (31.5" x 12")

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€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Tomorrow is another day
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 30cm (31.5" x 12")

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€750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Being in me
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 61cm (4ft x 2ft)

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Formation
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 61cm (4ft x 2ft)

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Soft on You
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 61cm (4ft x 2ft)

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Together
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 61cm (4ft x 2ft)

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Gathering
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 80cm (31.5'' x 31.5'')

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
If you go down to the woods
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 80cm (31.5'' x 31.5'')

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Parade of Girls
Oil on Canvas
80cm x 80cm (31.5'' x 31.5'')

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€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
We Be Like
Oil on Canvas
70cm x 100cm (27.5" x 39.5")

€950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
We are Strong
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 183cm (4ft x 6ft)

€2,500.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
We are Spirited
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 183cm (4ft x 6ft)

€2,950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Heart of Gold
Oil on Canvas
122cm x 153cm (4ft x 5ft)

€2,500.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Joy of Together
Oil on Canvas
120cm x 151cm(4ft x 5ft)

€2,500.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Just being Myself
Oil on Canvas
153cm x 122cm (5ft x 4ft)

SOLD
€2,500.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
In my Box
Oil on Canvas -
70cm x 50cm (27.5" x 19.5")

SOLD
€690.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Family
Oil on Canvas -
46cm x 61cm (18" x 24")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
No Words
Oil on Canvas -
61cm x 30cm (24" x 12")

SOLD
€490.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Confident Girl
Oil on Canvas -
60cm x 46cm (24" x 18")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Just a Hug
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Through the Storm
Oil on Canvas -
70cm x 100cm (27.5" x 39.5")

€1,400.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
A Joyful Mind
Oil o canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Sometimes We Fly
Oil o canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Finding Our Way
Oil o canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
But not on My Own
Oil o canvas
50cm x 50cm (20'' x 20'')

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Thin Line
Oil o canvas
150 cm x 100 cm (59" x 39")

SOLD
€1,950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Citizens
Oil o canvas
100cm x 150cm (39'' x 59'')

SOLD
€1,950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Growing Up
Oil o canvas
80cm x 80cm (31.5'' x 31.5'')

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Ta Da
Oil on Canvas -
80cm x 80cm (31.5'' x 31.5'')

€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Transform
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 40cm (20" x 16")

SOLD
€490.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Fragment
Oil on Canvas -
40cm x 40cm (15.5'' x 15.5'')

SOLD
€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Me Myself
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 40cm (19.5" x 16")

SOLD
€490.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Family
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (19.5" x 19.5")

€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Winds Change
Oil on Canvas -
40cm x 40cm (15.5'' x 15.5'')

SOLD
€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
When the Sky Falls
Oil on Canvas -
50cm x 50cm (20" x 20")

SOLD
€590.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Something Irish
Oil on Canvas -
40cm x 40cm (15.5'' x 15.5'')

SOLD
€425.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
New Life
Oil on Canvas -
123cm x 184cm (4ft x 6ft)

SOLD
€2,950.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Final Hurdle
Oil on canvas
50 cm x 100cm (20'' x 39.5'')

SOLD
€1,200.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
Come Together
Oil on canvas
90cm x 90cm (35" x 35")

SOLD
€1,600.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
The Dancers
Oil on canvas
80cm x 120cm (32''x 47'')

SOLD
€1,750.00
Clare Hartigan Clare Hartigan
In the Now
Oil on canvas
100 cm x 100 cm (39' x 39')

SOLD
€1,750.00
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