“If you ever wondered how Declan O' Meara Art is as a teacher heres my story. I took a mixed media class with Declan O' Meara Art was a 6 week i think. i had never done an art class before. After attending I fell in love with art and i am going to be attending crawford college of art and design this september. So thank you Declan for helping me discover my love of art” Siobhan Quinlan‎, 2018

“This is the finished product from my introduction to oil pastel class with Declan O' Meara. He was an excellent instructor and really taught me a lot in the technique of oil pastel. I would highly recommend his class, it was a fun and relaxed.” Rosemary Doody‎, Cork. 2016

"I recently attended Declan's class on oil pastel portraits. I really enjoyed every single class and Declan gave excellent instruction on how to develop our work. I will definitely be back for another class and would highly recommend him as a teacher." Elaine Doody, Cork. 2016

"Declan is a personable and patient teacher which makes his classes very relaxed and fun. He is generous with his talent and I came away with a range of newly acquired art skills, adaptable to any medium. An absolute treat! I highly recommend his classes for beginners and more experienced artists alike." Catherine Philpott , Cork. 2016

“Oil pastel portrait class led by Declan whose work is a great example of mastering this medium plus many others was very motivating. It was an absolute pleasure to be part of this oil pastel course " Martin Soltes , Cork 2015