Designer, illustrator and bearded gentleman. His style is bold, colourful and inspired by humour and wit. Steve is a long-time collaborator with Damn Fine Print, having produced work for a number of our exhibitions and collections over the years.
This print was made as part of our 2019 celebration of the 100th Liffey Swim. We collaborated with some of our favourite illustrators to mark the iconic event.
3 colour hand-pulled screen print 500 x 500mm / on 285gsm Context Birch paper, edition of 100, signed and numbered by artist.
About the Piece Steve is proud to donate all profits from this piece to Epilepsy Ireland in memory of Liane Deasy who sadly passed away in 2017. Steve was inspired by Liane’s Husband Mark Earley and his passion and positivity in remembering Liane. Both had a deep connection to the Sea and the swimming community. Mark will take part in the Liffey 100th swim and will continue to raise money for Epilepsy Ireland with the help of the incredible friends and family he's surrounded with.
About the Artist Dublin and London based Steve McCarthy is an Illustrator and designer. His work can be seen in the backgrounds of the Oscar-nominated film Song of the Sea or in the pages of A Sailor Went to Sea Sea Sea, a collaboration with children’s writer Sarah Webb, which won the Bord Gais energy’s Children’s book of the year. He is currently at work on his first solo picture book.
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"Rocky" by Steve McCarthy
2 color screenprint
Edition Size: 30
Sheet Size: A2
Screenprinted on 300gsm Munken pure.
Signed and number by artist
About the artist
Steve Mccarthy is a Dublin based designer, illustrator and bearded gentleman. His style is bold, colourful and inspired by humour and wit. He sadly cannot ride a horse or sail a boat with any convincing skill, but to date that has yet to hold him back. His first children's book Sally go round the stars was nominated for the bord gais children's book of the year. Steve worked as a background designer for the animated feature film Song of the Sea which was nominated for an academy award. Steve is also totally comfortable writing in the 3rd person. Steve plans to continue producing children’s picture books and use illustration in all manner of weird and wonderful projects.