The 2012 Ferriter Family Gathering was a success! Please check the site again in late May for all the highlights.
Click through to view photo highlights from these fabulous sessions. Video to come soon!
View a time-lapse video of Robin Baldwin painting John Russell Ferriter at our Ferriter Family art show in Dingle, Ireland.
James Thomas Ferriter was born in December, 1843, either in New York or Massachusetts to Irish immigrant parents. Most census data lists his birthplace as Massachusetts. It is quite likely that he was born in West Springfield, MA, as he had a brother, Patrick, who was born there in 1849. His parents, Patrick Ferriter and Catherine Sullivan Ferriter, had married in Ireland on February 14, 1840. They moved to America and travelled where there were railroads to be built. Patrick's family landed in Dummerston, Vermont, in 1850, where many people with Irish surnames and the job title of 'railroad laborer' are listed in the census.... Read More
The post below is from Robin Baldwin, of Creative Freedom. My "Inspiration Series" of paintings is definitely a personal favorite. This is a collection of portraits to honor the public figures that have most influenced and shaped the way I think about life, social issues and love. The series includes portraits of Musician/Singer India Arie,... Read More
Biography Born in Dublin 1971, Morgan Ferriter was raised in Donegal in the Northwest of Ireland, where he lives and works today. The subjects of his paintings are the Irish landscape, and street scenes of Galway City. He has also painted extensively in Canada and has exhibited there since 2002. Morgan is also a keen... Read More
The following is a message from Robin Baldwin, who will be one of our featured artists at the Ferriter Art Exhibition during our 2012 Gathering in Dingle, Ireland. Hello Family! My Ferriter roots begin with my beloved maternal grandmother, Maxine Ferriter. She always proudly told us stories about her travels to Ireland and instilled a... Read More
This website is dedicated to exploring the legacy of Pierce Ferriter, the warrior poet of Irish lore. As Ferriters, Feirtears, Farritors and Ferreters, we are proud to share this heritage, hailing from one of the most beautiful places in the world, and the westernmost point in Europe, the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland.