Bernadette Kelly studio
20, Passage Saint-Sébastien
75011 Paris
t. 01 43 57 03 31
contact@bernadette-kelly.com
Visit of the studio on saturday

Galerie Nadine Granier 
13, Rue Puech-Bérenguier
81000 Albi
t. 05 63 38 98 76
galerie.nadinegranier@orange.fr

Galerie Artrial
Jean-Pierre de Faucigny
30, Place Hyacinthe Rigaud
66000 Perpignan
t. 04 68 62 97 05
www.artrial.fr

Photos Christophe Beauregard
Text portrait Dominique Barbéris
Graphic design fouinzanardi.com
Website Mattieu Moreau Domecq
Video Sam Gordon, Red paint Films
Translation Thomas Young

Biography

Bernadette Kelly was born in 1933 in Le Bousquet-d’Orb in the Hérault department of southern France. She studied at the Paris art school École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs from 1953 to 1956 in Marcel Gromaire’s studio. For seven years she taught drawing on the Yves Hersent preparatory course, before working solely as a painter and engraver from 1965.

 
Exhibitions
1966.

Group exhibition Les peintres graveurs. Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France.

1970.

Group exhibition Le Trait. Issy-les-Moulineaux and Grand Palais, Paris, France.

1971.

Group exhibition Le Trait. Les Halles, Paris, France.

1972.

Group exhibition Groep Acid. Standaard Galerij, Kortrijk and Ostend, Belgium.

1973.

Galerie Amaryllis, Antwerp, Belgium.

1974.

First solo exhibition. Mira Jacob’s Galerie Le Bateau Lavoir, Paris, France.

1975.

Trois peintres réalistes, Musée de Pontoise, Pontoise, France.

1978.

Galerie Le Bateau Lavoir, Paris, France.

1982.

Galerie Le Bateau Lavoir, Paris, France.
20 original lithographs for Le Spleen de Paris by Charles Baudelaire, Le Club du Livre.

1986.

Mira Jacob’s Galerie Le Bateau Lavoir, Paris, France.

1990.

Mira Jacob’s Galerie Le Bateau Lavoir, Paris, France.

1992.

Engravings at Galerie Nadine Granier, Albi, France.

1993.

Galerie Hildegarde Monier, Murrhardt, Germany.

1994.

Galerie Saint-Sauveur, Dinan, France.
Galerie du Pontgirard, Orne department, France.
Tours Narbonnaises, Carcassonne, France.

1996.

Galerie Nadine Granier, Albi, France.

1997.

29th International Festival of Painting, Cagnes-sur-Mer, France.

1999.

CRAM Midi-Pyrénées, Toulouse, France.
Engravings at the Fondation René Carcan, Brussels, Belgium.
Galerie Saint-Sauveur, Dinan, France.

2001.

Galerie Nadine Granier, Albi, France.

2002.

Group exhibition, Musée de Nogent-le-Rotrou, Nogent-le-Rotrou, France.

2003.

La Bouquinerie de l’Institut, Paris, France.

2008.

Galerie Nadine Granier, Albi, France.

2009.

Galerie Artrial, Perpignan, France.

2010.

Château d’Outrelaise, Calvados department, France.

2012.

Galerie Artrial, Rue de Seine, Paris, France.

2013.

Galerie Nadine Granier, Albi, France.