Black and white portrait photography . Half the models face is shrouded in shadow. The shadow outlines her profile.
Manon West was born to French and Irish parents in 1999. She grew up in Connemara surrounded by the local artist community. She works in multiple mediums, focusing on classical figurative art and surrealism. Her personal environment is a central theme in her work. She recently graduated from ATU (Atlantic Technological University, Ireland) with a BA in Contemporary Art.
2016    ‘Triple’ , Clifden, Ireland
2017    ‘Home’  Clifden, Ireland
2021   ‘The Third Grade’ Online exhibition
2022    Atlantic Technological University Degree show, Galway, Ireland
2022    Dublin Sketching and Painting club 144th Annual Non-Members Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland
2022    ‘Entangled’ (Opened by John Behan) – Clifden Arts Week 2022, Ireland
2022     ‘An Obsession with stone and landscape’  Rosslare Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2023     Royal Pastel Society Open Call Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London.
2023     Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Prize Exhibition 2023
2023     University of Notre Dame's Global Centre Art Exhibition, Kylemore Abbey. 
2023     'Lustre of Form' - All Saints Heritage Centre, Clonbur.
2023      The Ballinglen Arts Foundation and Museum of Art First Biennial Exhibition.
2022     Longlisted for RDS Art Awards
2022     ‘Drained’ Oil painting acquired for Public Collection Atlantic Technological University
2023      Young Artist Award Winner -Royal Pastel Society Open Call Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
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