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Mary Burke Visual Art

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20110427155443-late-afternoon
Late Afternoon, 2009 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm © Mary burke
20110427155634-chiaroscuro_web
Chiaroscuro, 2009 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm
20110427155955-landing
Landing, 2009 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm
20110427160155-stairs
Stairs, 2009 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm © Mary burke
20110502172546-south_dublin_sunset
South Dublin Sunset, 2009 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm © Mary Burke
20110502172906-steeringwheel
Steering Wheel, 2009 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm
20110502173321-summer__larchfield_road
Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 81 Cm © Mary Burke
20110502174140-hall
Hall, 2010 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 41 Cm © Mary Burke
20110502174417-bedroom_door
Bedroom Door, 2010 Oil Pastel On Board 56 Cm X 41 Cm © Mary Burke
20110502174909-upstairs
Upstairs, 2010 Oil Pastel On Board 50 Cm X 60 Cm © Mary Burke
Quick Facts
Birthplace
Dublin, Ireland
Lives in
Dublin, Ireland
Works in
Dublin, Ireland
Statement

Mary Burke (b.1959) studied Fine Art at NCAD and graduated with an honours BA (1982). She has exhibited extensively both in Ireland and abroad. She has had sixteen solo exhibitions and has been awarded residencies at the Leighton Artists Colony at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada and a United States Information Agency fellowship to work at the Vermont Studio Center, USA. She has received a number of awards including a major bursary from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation (Montreal), and a Golden Fleece award from the Lillias Mitchell Trust. She has also been awarded bursaries from the Irish Arts Council (2007 and 2009) and a Arts Grant from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (2010). Her work is included in many public and corporate collections including The Arts Council, The AIB International Financial Services Centre, Ulster Bank, The Irish Inter-Continental Bank, Eircom, Dublin Airport Authority, Aer Motive Ireland, South Dublin County Council, Fingal County Council and the Office of Public Works. Mary Burke is a founder member and director of NAS(an artists studio group based in Dublin city centre). She also holds Masters Degrees in Anthropology and Digital Media Technologies. Her most recent solo exhibitions are Suburban Shadows at the Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise (2010) and Imagined Spaces at RUA RED, Tallaght, Dublin (2011).