Dragon Gallery

John found an art gallery called Dragon Gallery. It was in Nyack and it specialized in art and furniture from Asia. We took a bus there to visit it one day. There, we met Chris and Lilly, the owners of the gallery. Chris was a little stocky and Lilly was very slim and had a […]

Artist Life in New York City

The Ducks and Swan in Lake painting and more

The Customers who Bought My Paintings John and I continued to go to the Metropolitan Museum to set up the stand. The first painting that was sold was the painting of  Youghal harbour in Cork.  A young man in his 20’s bought it. Next, I sold two other paintings. It was to two Japanese women […]

Cleaning Job

I know that a cleaning job is not the best kind of job, and I don’t think I particularly liked the idea of cleaning as a regular job but I was content enough that I was able to work for an Irish company with Irish people. Also, I was quite happy with the working conditions. […]

A Guitar Class in Cork City

A Guitar Class While I was still attending the English school, I found a guitar class in Cork City. I had been interested in learning how to play guitar since I was in Japan. So, I decided to go to a music store to look at guitars. A female staff member kindly helped me chose […]

St. John’s Art College

My classmates at St. John’s College were nice and friendly. In the first lesson of the course, the teacher showed a number of slides of important paintings in art history and explained them. The next lesson was drawing. Our teacher put an old bicycle in the middle of the classroom and told us to draw […]