Curator Paul Mc Kenna has selected my screen print Distant Sun for the exhibition “Gathering”in King House, Boyle, Co.Roscommon. Part of the long running Boyle Arts Festival, “Gathering” is open from 19-28 July 2018 and is showing the work of 145 artists.Bernadette Madden 'Distant Sun' 11-12ve

I have been accepted into two open submission print exhibitions this month. They are the 30th Mini Print International of Cadaqués,Spain, and the 17th Lessedra World Art Print Annual 2018, Bulgaria. Sienna Rocks is one of the screen prints I will be exhibiting.Bernadette Madden 'Sienna Rocks' 6:14ve

The Maker’s Hand, an exhibition celebrating 50 years of the Royal Dublin Society’s Craft Awards,has recently opened in the library of the Society’s premises in Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland. It will continue until the 17th August.My batik “Sunlight” which won a First Prize and silver medal at the 2011 awards is one of the pieces on display.Sunlight_batik on linen_Bernadette Madden

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Two of my screen prints,including ‘Soft Day’ have been selected for the Royal Hibernian Academy’s 188th Annual Exhibition, which runs in the RHA Gallery, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2, from 22nd May to 11th August 2018Bernadette Madden 'Soft Day' 7:12ve - Version 2

HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
When I moved from my Haddington Road studio in January, I had hoped that I might be well ensconced in my new home by now.
However, though the builders have been working at full steam in the new house for the past few months, it will probably be March 2018 before I will be able to move in. So, sadly, there will not be a Christmas party this year.I’ll miss seeing everyone but hope we’ll be able to get together in the new year.My work is available in a number of galleries in Ireland, click on Links for details.

 

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You are invited to the opening of “Another bite of the cherry”, in the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin, on Wed 15th Nov at 6.30-9.00 pm. The Graphic Studio Dublin asked 50 printmakers to make an artwork  inspired by the Botanic Gardens  Tulips_Bernadette Madden_Screenprint, my screen print “Tulips” is part of the exhibition, which runs until December 6th.

I have been picked as a finalist in the 37th Miniprint of Cadaqués 2017. 659 artists from 56 countries are showing in the exhibition, which begins in Cadaqués, Spain and travels to the UK and France. My screen print, chosen by the international jury, is Evening Tide.Bernadette Madden_Evening Tide_Screenprint

I have had two screen prints, including “Poppy Field”, accepted by the selection committee, for the Royal Hibernian Academy‘s 187th Annual Exhibition. This opens on Tuesday, May 23rd in the Gallagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2 and continues until August 12th 2017Bernadette_Madden_Poppy_Field_Screenprint

Art Cards Ireland,  an Irish greeting card company who currently publish the work of 35 Irish artists, have included three more of my screenprints in their latest catalogue. New Life is one of the recent additions.New Life_Bernadette Madden_screenprint