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Peter Lawless Collaboration

Solo Sailing Around the World

Later this summer, Irish sailor Peter Lawless will set sail from Kilrush Marina, Co. Clare, to complete a solo circumnavigation, stopping at interesting and remote places on the route.  

I was inspired by Peter's story back in 2021 and together we devised a concept to capture his adventures through art. Whales and volcanoes thwarted the journey south on first attempt, but as "artist not in residence" on the journey, I continue to create paintings in response to Peter's experiences. These will be revealed at points in the journey. 

And that is why we go - Fleming Lawless scan.jpg

"And That Is Why We Go"  2021

Acrylic and mixed media, 100cm x 120cm x 4cm deep edge canvas

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