One of Ireland’s best loved TV presenters, Thelma Mansfield is recognised throughout the country from her days in RTÉ. Her interest in art goes back to her childhood, when her extraordinary talent was easily recognised. Thelma has always loved the seashore and has a long and happy relationship with Connemara. She left RTÉ in the late nineties, to pursue a career in painting and with a distinctive style and bold use of colour, she has rapidly made her name as an artist. Her artistic ability and achievements were highlighted on RTÉ’s “Nationwide” programme. Her love of the coastline and seashore continues to be a constant inspiration and she delights in capturing the ever changing light and mood and colour.