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Featured Artist – Ursula Burke

Ursula Burke

One of the most important and current artists in Northern Ireland at the moment, Ursula Burke’s work is in high demand both nationally and internationally.

Ursula Burke works in a variety of media including sculpture, photography, porcelain and embroidery, to create work that explores issues of representation and identity within contemporary Ireland. Burke cleverly uses delicate craft skills to depict and satirise disturbing societal tensions, partisan attitudes and political posturing. Her recent work makes subtle commentary on male power and identity politics beyond an Irish context.