Irish artist Bernadette Doolan, living in Wexford and winner of The best overall work by a non Academician in The Royal Ulster Academy annual exhibition. Bernadette explores the fragility of identity in the context of childhood.Working in Painting and sculpture, she approaches topics of social conscience with sensitivity and respect to explore the intangible notion of truth. Doolan acknowledges vulnerability whilst not apportioning blame. This is left to the relevant parties, as an artist her role is to bring awareness and allow the space for the individual to question.

Exhibitions & Shows

2017 – House Event – Art Loft May RDS Dublin
2017 – RHA (Royal Hibernian Academy) Dublin
2016 – RUA (Royal Ulster Academy) 196 Sculpture Installation
2016 – Wexford Fesitval Opera Gallery
2016 – Newtownbarry House Exhibition
2015 – RUA (Royal Ulster Academy) best overall award for best work by non RUA member
2015 – 196 Exhibition – Copperhouse Gallery Dublin
2014 – Art Fair RDS Dublin
2014 – Watts Up, Bernardaud Foundation, Limoges – France – Invited Artist
2012 – Sculpture in Context Botanic Gardens Dublin
2012 – Meanscoil Gharman Secondary School Wexford Artist in Residence – Creative Engagement
2011 – Green Acres Gallery Wexford – Invited Artist
2010 – Green Acres Gallery Wexford
2010 – (annually from 2005 inclusive) – Art Ireland Autumn Show RDS Dublin
2009 – (annually from 2005 inclusive) – Art Ireland Spring Show RDS Dublin
2008 – “Gifted” Exhibition, Wexford Arts Centre Wexford
2008 – Wexford Opera Festival, Whites Hotel Wexford
2008 – Group Exhibition, Zozimus Galley Dublin
2007 – Bank of Ireland HQ, Invited Artist at Group Exhibition
2007 – BT2 Dublin, Group Exhibition for Focus Ireland
2005 – Wexford Opera Festival Group Show
2005 – Brown Thomas Dublin, Commissioned for solo art installation for Shoe Rooms launch
2004 – Eígse Arts Festival Carlow, Invited Artist at Eigse Arts festival
2003 – Newtownbarry House Bunclody, Wexford..