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Featured Artist: Morgan Ferriter

Posted by Graham on 1/30/2012 in Art Gallery | Living Legacy

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 musician and has played with many different bands in the last 20 years.

Visit http://morganferriter.com/ for his work!

Collections
Anglo Irish Bank, London.
St. Michaels, University of Toronto
Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt. Toronto
Private collections.
Selected Past Exhibitions:
Casa Auction, Mansion House, Dublin. April 2008
The Loft Gallery, Dublin. November 2007
Jackson's Hotel, Ballybofey, Co.Donegal, Dec 2006
Harvey's Point Hotel, Lough Eske, Co. Donegal Oct, Dec 2005
Great Northern, Bundoran Co. Donegal- July 2005
Loughlin Bowe Art Auction, Cork- January 2005
McMichael Gallery , Kleinburg, Ontario, October 2004.
Canadian Showcase: Cobourg-Markham-Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. June-August 2004
The Glebe Gallery, Co. Donegal, group exhibition, April 2003, 04, 05
Chief O'Neill's Hotel, Smithfield Market, April 2003, March 2004
The Silver Tassie Hotel, Letterkenny, October 2003, 2004
The Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran, November 2003.
The Donegal Gallery, Donegal Town, December 2002.
PJ O'Brien's, Toronto, July 2003.
Listowel Eurofest, Art Centre Listowel, 1995.
Lavitts Quay Gallery, Cork, 1995.


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Know Your Ancestors

Catherine Ferriter

photo b. 1840
d. 11 Jan 1913

Catherine Ferriter was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in about 1840. She was the daughter of John and Honora (Fitzgerald) Ferriter. The family moved to Tioga County, Pennsylvania, soon after her birth, and she lived the rest of her life in that area. She married Edward Mitchell, originally from Dublin, Ireland, around 1856, and they lived in the Morris Run and Fallbrook, Pennsylvania, area.  My mother's notes have her described as a redhead, with a great sense of humor. Edward and Catherine were the parents of at least eleven children, many of whom passed away fairly young. One of those children was my grandfather, Michael Mitchell.... Read More