A Kerry Artist and Musician
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A Kerry Artist and Musician
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Born in Drogheda, Co. Louth,  Bernadette  spent many childhood summers in her mother's native Portmagee, which nestles between the Kerry mountains and Valentia Island. It was the scenery of this area which inspired Bernadette with a deep desire to paint.

 

Her return to live in West Kerry allowed her emotional affinity with the Iveragh landscape to be re-explored in her art. She creates works of experienced craft and vibrant colours.

Being happily settled in her Waterville home, Bernadette teaches art at the nearby Tech Amergin, an arts and cultural centre where she also serves on the Management Committee.

 

She paints continuously and her paintings have been widely exhibited. Her painting “Ballinskelligs Bog” was bought directly from an exhibition and now hangs in the Killarney Park Hotel.

Bernadette frequently undertakes commissions and her paintings often become treasured wedding or retirement presents. Her clients can specify subjects and Bernadette will be pleased to discuss any ideas.

 

If you wish to discuss a possible commission please contact Bernadette.

 

 

“Gallery One”, in  Caherciveen, is run by an artists’ co-operative group including Bernadette and her work may be seen and purchased there.

“Glenmore”, left, is one of two paintings purchased by, and displayed at, the Ring of Kerry Hotel in Caherciveen.

Waterville Beach - pastel on card. Private collection.