Award-winning illustrator turned painter in 1999 Rory’s creation of paintings over the past decade have ranged in styles and subject matter. The artist approaches a variety of topics with a unique blend of sarcasm, seriousness, and offbeat humor. Devoted to detail he uses colors and bold line forms in contemporary and expressive ways, that can be whimsical, painterly, surreal, vintage and realistic.
“Whatever I feel at the time I paint it right in… , my interest and inspirations have come from experiences with various people places and things.” My overall goal has always been to have my work become a reflection of that.
In a strange way they are all self portraits of me… little glimpses of the mind ."