Artist Statement




Serena Caulfield (b. 1985) is an emerging artist based in Wexford, specialising in painting and drawing.

Serena has exhibited regionally and nationally. Her painting 'Dad 5/10/20' is shortlisted for Zurich Portrait Prize 2021, and currently on exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland. She also has a painting in the 140th Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition, Belfast.


Recent group shows include 'Crossings' at King House, Boyle Arts Festival (2021), 'MEET' at Periphery Space, Gorey School of Art, (2021) , In Absentia (Turps Banana online, 2021) OPEN CALL Shrine New York (2021 online). She is working towards solo exhibitions at Wexford Arts Centre, and Ballina Arts Centre in 2022 and 2023.


Recent awards include an Arts Council of Ireland Visual Arts Bursary, an Artlinks Visual Arts Bursary and an Arts Council Agility Award. She is currently shortlisted for the John Richardson French Residency Award with Hambly and Hambly, Enniskillen. Serena has an MA in Fine Art from NUA, Norwich UK (2009) and a BA from Gorey School of Art.


Her work is held in Wexford Co. Council collection, and in private collections nationally and internationally.