Emma Barone – Irish Artist

P Emma Barone LE P&W Vol 1 2019

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We thank Irish Artist Emma Barone for her fabulous cover artworks for Live Encounters Poetry & Writing and Live Encounters Young Poets & Writers, which she has generously contributed since March 2017.

Emma Barone is a  contemporary visual artist.

She makes still life and landscape paintings in acrylic on canvas.

All Emma’s work is connected, People know her for her unique style of painting.
Strong colours, imagery and the way that they amalgamate are consistent in all her work, past and present. Elements of trees, water, space, sky, geometry and the microcosm of nature weren’t intentional, they just appeared in the paintings as if there was a higher power at work.

Her inspiration comes from actually doing the work not to mention the magic bits and the colour combinations and the way it all works together in creative harmony.


Photo credit: Willie Dillon.

Emma Barone is a contemporary visual artist. She makes still life and landscape paintings in acrylic on canvas. She studied animation and has an eclectic design background that ranges from interior design to architectural ceramics, and from stained glass to jewellery design. Barone’s work has been featured in various publications including Live Encounters Magazine, The Irish Arts Review, Senior Times, House and Home, and the Sunday Independent; and she has published two books in collaboration with the Hennessy Award-winning writer, Eileen Casey. Emma has exhibited extensively throughout Ireland, with 23 solo exhibitions under her belt, her work is in private and public collections including the Amsterdam World Trade Centre, Midlands Regional Hospital, Offaly County Council and Tullamore DEW Visitors Centre, Ireland.