Jonathan O’Dea: Expressions 2021

October 2021

Here’s a sneak preview of a pop-up exhibition running October 15-24.

Jonathan O’Dea works in pastel, skillfully wielding them to produce a ‘painterly’ effect. His subject matter is often sweet treats – like candy apples or soft drinks – interesting choices for a dentist, which O’Dea is (as is visual artist Ilse Hughes).

Expressions 2021 opens tomorrow, 5pm, at the South Beach Building, 219 Duckworth Street, in St John’s. For more of O’Dea’s work visit
Images, in order: Peppermint NobsOff With Their Heads, Temptations, Sea Glass; all pastel)

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