Suzanne Dolan

Bio:Website: www.suzannedolan.com

Email: suzannedolan25@gmail.com

Education:

2007-2011: BA (First Class Hons) degree in Fine art Ceramics. Limerick School of Art and Design. Limerick.

2006-2007: Art Portfolio Preparation course (full time), Galway Technical Institute, Co. Galway.

Group Exhibitions:

3rd Sept 2011: 126 Annual Graduate Exhibition, 126 Gallery, Queen st, Galway.

13th June 2011: LSAD Degree Show. Clare St Campus, Clare st, Limerick.15th March

12th Feb 2011: ‘Cracked’ Ceramics Exhibition. Ormston House, Patrick Street, Limerick.

20th Feb 2010: ‘Cirque de la Ceramique’ ceramics exhibition, Church Gallery, LSAD, Clare St, Limerick.

25th May 2007: ‘End of ‘ Art exhibition. GTI, Father Griffin Rd, Co. Galway

Placements, Internships:

1st April July 2012: Full time Studio Assistant for Barnaby Barford, WalthamstowLondon. Working alongside Barnaby on a new series of work for this year.

10th Feb 2010- March 2010: Placement at ‘Judy Greene Pottery’ Kirwins Lane Galway. I was working with  Judy Greene on a series of ceramic jewellery for the Spring/Summer season.

Statement of work:

I am a ceramic artist with a keen interest in the printed image and the figurative arts. I like to use dark satire and audience reaction to create exciting, reactive and intriguing work. I love creating conversation and like to use concepts, subjects and ideas that involve the wider masses rather than exclude. I hope to walk the fine line between brutal and subtle while softening up my subject matter with humour. I use installation to make it an experience that a person can revisit and constantly discover. The theater of Art and the curiosity, that strangeness, that attracts is what draws me to keep making.