Shirley Walsh of Forgotten Faces is an Irish artist from the seaside village of Kinsale, County Cork, who captures local fishermen and characters in clay and mounts them on local driftwood/stone.

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“Padraig”, Hand sculpted clay face mounted on local driftwood…

Detail of “Padraig”

“Eric” – Work in Progress

“Stephan”, he’s a fiend for the ladies! Well known for his roving eye!

In the studio…

“Liam” Kinsale Fisherman Series

“Francie” – Kinsale fisherman series

“Brendan” mounted on local stone


“Eric” finished piece