Have a very Happy Christmas and a calm and peaceful New Year


The Winter Group Exhibition in Solomon Fine Art, Balfe St, Dublin 2 is open until Dec 23rd 2022.

There are over 30 artists showing sculpture, paintings and prints in the exhibition, including John Behan, Tom Climent

and Eamon Colman. My unique screenprint Vanished Shadows 12.00 is one of the artworks on display

I have recently been working on a series of unique screen prints entitled Warm Day. Two of these prints are now on show in Solomon Fine Art’s Summer Group Exhibition in their gallery in Balfe Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. The show runs until August 27 and can also be seen on line.There are paintings, prints and sculptures from a number of artists, including Eamon Coleman,Tom Climent, Bridget Flannery,and Comhghall Casey

Warm Day 12.06
Warm Day 12.11

I am showing two pieces in Galway Emerges, a group exhibition in the Kenny Gallery, Galway, Ireland. Both are acrylic resist paintings on wood panel and were inspired by the dry stone walls so often seen in the west of Ireland

Wall, acrylic resist on wood panel. 30x30cm Bernadette Madden

Manhattan Graphics Center provides an affordable, professional ,studio and exhibition space in the centre of New York City. Their 5th New York International Miniature Print Exhibition is on line until August 15th 2022. Three of my screen prints were selected for the exhibition, including Warm Pool.

I have two limited edition screenprints, Orange Drift and Violet Bank, in the 192nd RHA Annual Exhibition, which takes place in the Gallagher Gallery , Ely Place, Dublin 2 from 23 May until 24 July 2022. This is Ireland’s longest running exhibition of visual art. 60% of the work on display is chosen from open submissions and the rest is from Academicians and invited artists.

I have been shortlisted again this year for the On Paper Contest in Barcelona,Spain. My screenprint Places Manycoloured 12.02 is one of sixteen chosen from an international submission.

“My whole world has turned upside down-self portrait with Covid haircut”, a screenprint in two sections, will be included as an Honourable Mention in the 8th NBC Meshtec Tokyo International Screenprint Biennial in March 2022. The exhibition is organised as part of its cultural activities by Meshtec, a Japanese company which makes screenprinting products; it was deferred from 2021 by Covid-19 restrictions.

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Bernadette .

Brian Palm is a Dublin based artist who makes work using a distinctive mix of collage, photography and paint. I am one of a group of artists who have collaborated with Brian, using his technique and expertise, to produce work for an exhibition. “Propagated Palms” is now on in The Ireland Institute, 27, Pearse Street, Dublin 2, running until Dec 31. My piece was made using photographs taken by Brian and an old family photo of the bus to Swords. My family ran a heavy haulage/ bus company called Garryowen Transport, until the 1960s. Santry-Cloughran-Swords was one of the routes.Due to Covid-19 restrictions viewing is by appointment, contact Brian Palm on 087 6473913.