Literary Portrait Exhibition

On Friday 13 December 2013 at The Corner Note Café in Dalkey, Co. Dublin, Nuala will be unveiling her new collection of paintings, this time focusing on the subject of portraiture with an emphasis on the theme of literature. The collection is made up of Irish writers, all of which have a local significance to Dalkey and the surrounding areas of Dublin.  The exhibition is being held in aid of Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice, with other paintings from Nuala’s collection on exhibit, along with a prize raffle with proceeds going to the charity. The exhibition will be launched by artist and writer Don Conroy.



“Elvis and Ireland” cover painted by Nuala Holloway


“Elvis and Ireland”

Elvis and Ireland is a new music biography by Ivor Casey, which looks at the story of Elvis Presley and his influence and connections with Ireland. It explores the career of the legend while simultaneously documenting the evolution of rock and pop culture in Ireland. The book includes various drawings of Elvis Presley by artists Don Conroy, Jakki Moore and Nuala Holloway, who has also painted the oil painting used on the cover. The painting is titled “Elvis ’58”.

The book is available for purchase on Amazon websites around the world, Barnes and Noble and various other leading bookshops. Click here for the Ireland / UK Amazon page.

Below is the oil painting by Nuala Holloway presented to U.S. President Barack Obama on his visit to Ireland.

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