Tory is an abstract artist based in the beautiful West of Ireland. She studied fashion design in NCAD and worked across many design disciplines, including fashion, textile print design and interiors for many years. Her textile prints were hand drawn and handpainted and her love for paint was reestablished during this time in her career.
Now she paints daily, is drawn to the freedom of the medium and the opportunity it provides to feel truely connected to herself.
She references her own experience of her life in the West and describes emotions, memories and dreams in her own abstract language.
'I want to make work that can't be walked past, something that captivates and mesmerises.'
She believes the positive and uplifting effect painting has on her is transferable and that the work can bring light and happiness to the viewer and enrich their lives.