Bríd Heffernan

Bríd Heffernan

Bríd Heffernan is from Cork and has been employed as artist in residence at Mayfield Arts since March 2008 as part of Cúig supported studios. Bríd has experimented with various materials working primarily with mixed media, dry point etchings and drawing with acrylic inks. She takes inspiration from the world of style and fashion in particular, incorporating elements of patterns, vivid colours into her work. She regularly co-facilitates creative workshops in print and drawing with groups of all abilities. Bríd has exhibited both nationally and internationally at festivals and events.

Residencies/Projects/Exhibitions:

Quay Co-Op, Cork, 2015 – Joint Show with Frankie Burton
‘Creative Link’ CIT O’Sullivan’s Quay, Cork 2015 – Group Show in collaboration with Cope Foundation
‘Creative Mix’ Gallerie Outsider Art, Amsterdam, 2014 – Group Show
Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle Co. Roscommon, 2014 – Group Show
Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahealy, Co. Wicklow 2014 – Group Show
‘Outside In; Art of Inclusion’, Atrium Cork City Hall, Cork, 2013 – Group Show
‘Side by Side’, Southbank, London 2013 – Group Show
English Market Gallery, Cork, 2013 – Group Show
‘Trash Fashion’ Kings Hall, Belfast, 2012 – Solo Show as part of Community Arts Partnership Fashion event
‘Impressions 2012’ Print Exhibition, Galway Arts Centre, 2012 – Group Show
‘Arts and Minds’ Canberra Australia, 2012 – Group Show
‘5 Counties’ HAI, New York, 2012, – Group Show
‘Art work Embassy’ Art Trail, Cork 2011 – Group Show
‘Other Voices’ Paul Bardwell Gallery of Contemporary Art, Centro Colombo, Colombia, 2011 – Group Show
‘Expect the Extraordinary’ Kinsale Arts Week, 2011 – Group Show
Sirus Gallery, Cobh 2011 – Group Show
‘Intersection’ The Jennings Gallery, UCC, 2010 – Group Show
Crawford College of Art, Cork 2009 – Group Show





Patrick, 2010
23cm x 28cm
Dry point Etching

Girl with the Dog, 2010
20cm x 15cm
Acrylic Ink on Board

Platform Ankle Boot 1, 2012. 10cm x 10cm
Dry Point Etching with Transfer

Elegance – Corset 22
10 x 15cm
Dry Point Etching

Untitled, 2011
48.5cm x 39cm
Mixed Media on Paper

Bob, 2010
80cm x 60cm
Spray Paint and Tapestry on Fabric

Kitchen chair 2, 2012
11cm x 11cm
Dry Point with transfer

1920’s Girl 1, 2013
11cm x 11cm
Dry Point Etching with Transfer

French Plait, 2009
21cm x 15cm
Drypoint and Chine Colle