About Paula Minchin

 Paula Minchin was born in Bagenalstown County Carlow. She Studied Art in the Limerick College of Art and Design and went to Birmingham University Faculty of Art, where she achieved an M.A. in Fine Art Painting. While in Birmingham Paula had the privilege of meeting and enjoying a working relationship with the Famous abstract English Artist Albert Irvine who’s style she highly regards. Paula has in her emerging years exhibited her work in group shows with Painters Tony O’Malley, Francis Tanzey Mick Mulcahey, Elizabeth Cope, Jane O’Malley and sculptors Joe Sloan and Sydney Harpley, among others. Paula loves the whole paraphernalia of painting; She loves the juiciness and sensuality of paint and colour and the contribution of shape and form. She sees these elements as a translation of the huge variety of visual and musical stimulus one can experience in any 21st century street. Her approach is brash using pure colour, applying it as thick impasto using her hands fingers brushes and anything else available to get it directly on to the canvas. She does not have any preconceived ideas for the paintings. In her own words: each painting is a journey, a samba or a series of surprises and the final product is the biggest surprise of them all and therefore never can not be guessed at until the painting is complete. I am in my element when I am painting, losing my self in the reality in which I have created, continually questioning and redefining the ritual of painting as I see it. Brian Fallon, Irish Times Arts review editor had the following to say of her work. Paula Minchins work draws on a period of living in Spain and they have a brash, folksy ,high coloured quality which almost conceals the fact that they are also well thought out formally. Paula has exhibited her work through out Ireland , in Spain and in England. Her Paintings are in the Board Rooms of Elan Corp, The Yard Digital Editing Studios and are also in many public and private art collections. Paula has now built a new collection of paintings and wishes to exhibit with established Galleries who will actively promote her work.

1. Q: What are the gallery opening hours?

A: 9:00am-6:30pm Monday-Saturday.
Sunday and bank holiday 11:00am-6:00pm

2. Q: Is there a sale or discount day at the Green Gallery?

A: We do not have a sale or discount day at the gallery. If there is a painting you desire but you cannot afford it, you may email a request for a reduction. We will check with the artist to see if this might be possible.

3. Q: What is the process of buying paintings online?

A: You can order a piece of art directly on line by navigating to the painting you desire and clicking on ADD TO CART or BUY IT NOW{brings you directly to checkout)

Some of our items, especially prints, will have a drop down menu for different sizes. Please select this and make your choice.

4. Q: If i buy a painting in the Green Gallery, but I need mail service(shipping), can I pay half of deposit in advance?

A: Unfortunately we require full payment up front prior to shipping.

5. Q: When I buy a painting or print at the gallery or online, do I have to pay for the postage if i need them shipped abroad?

A: Yes. We can quote you at the gallery or If you order online there is an aoutmatic calculation. If you order a piece of art over €1,000 the shipping is free World Wide.

6. Q: Do the gallery supply a service to bring paintings to my home for selection on-site?

A: Yes we can offer this service to you. Depending on distance the date and time will vary. Our dedicated staff will be delighted to indeavour to assist you in selecting the right piece for your home.

7. Q: After purchasing a painting, may I leave it with the gallery if I cannot pick it up straight away?

A: Yes indeed you may. We will keep your artwork safely in storage for you until you are ready to collect.

8. Q: If I buy a painting or any products from The Green Gallery, is there any maintenance service?

A: Not as such. Though should you need advice or assistance with hanging or advise on picture care please feel free to ask. We will help you any way we can.

9. Q: I am an artist, can I display my paintings in the Green Gallery?

A: We are here almost 30 years and over the years we have accumulated a large collection of artists to our liking. Unfortunately we are not is a position to be able to select new artists. We thank you for your understanding.

10. Q. What is the galleries return policy?

If you’re not completely happy with your artwork, you have 14 days from the date you received the piece to request a replacement or refund. You’ll need to adhere to the following:

  • The artwork must  arrive back to the gallery within 14 days of the date you received it including weekends.
  • example:
  • Purchase is received on Monday 16th. Item must arrive back at the gallery on or before the 30th
  • The artwork must be well packaged and in the same condition as it was received

Gift cards are non-returnable.:

Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately specially commissioned pieces and sale items cannot be refunded.

11. Q Can I make an exchange?
If you need to exchange a painting or print for a similar priced painting or print please email  info@greengallery.ie and send your painting or print to:

The address for returns or exchanges is:

The Green Gallery. Top Floor. St Stephens Green Ctr., Dublin, Ireland D02 H799

You will be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your painting or print.

12. Q: Can I change the frame on a painting if I do not like it?
A: A frame may be changed on a painting at no extra cost to the buyer as long as the new frame is of a similar value to the already fitted one.

Should the buyer wish for a more substantial larger or extra later of frame then the gallery would quote the difference

13. Q: If a painting does not already have a frame can I get one added? How much extra will this cost?

A:Should a painting not already have a frame and the buyer desires one, we will advise as to what frame will suit and give a quotation as reasonable as possible.