Dolores Burke currently lives in Brussels, Belgium, with her family. Born in Tipperary, Ireland. She studied Fine Art at Limerick School of Art and Design, completing a B.A. Honours Degree in Painting in 2000. The following year she graduated with First Class Honours in the National Diploma for Art and Design Teaching. Since then she gained extensive experience of art practice in a range of teaching environments. In 2003 she spent a year at I.S.M. in Libya, returning in 2004 to a teaching post in Dublin, while beginning to develop and research her painting work again. In 2004 she sat a course in Digital Photography and Photoshop at Tipperary Institute and in 2005/07 she studied printmaking at the Institute of Art, design and Technology Dun Laoghaire. She took a career break in 2011 to move to Paris with her family and since then has also spent almost a year in Amsterdam before her current location of Brussels.
2014 Portes Ouvertes des Ateliers d’Artistes – 8 Rue Bonouvrier, Montreuil, France.
2013 Atelier Bonouvrier, Montreuil, France
2012 Atelier Bonouvrier, Montreuil, France
2007 Ardgillan Castle, Co. Dublin, Ireland
2011 Group Show at Oisin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2010 Group Show at Oisin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004 Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya.
2002 South Tipperary Art Group Show, County Museum, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland
2000 “Lor 2000” Group Show in South Tipperary Library, Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.
2000 Taylor Awards Exhibition, RDS Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland.
2000 “Works on Paper” Show at Bewley’s, Limerick, Ireland.
1999 “Works on Paper” Show at Bewley’s, Limerick, Ireland.
1999 “Hunt ’99” group show in The Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland
2001 Irish Times Award for Highest Achievement in Masters of Art and Design Teaching
2000 Shortlisted for the student Prize at the Taylor Awards, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin.
2000 Winner of the purchase prize at the Bewley’s “Works on Paper” exhibition, Limerick.
2000 – 2001 HETAC Masters of Art and Design Teaching
1996 – 2000 NCEA Degree in Fine Art (Painting specialisation)
1995 – 1996 NCCA Certificate in Art Portfolio preparation