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Bridget O'Rourke


Professional Status


The New School | Parsons Paris
Director of Art, Media and Technology 

Studio Andrew Todd
Co-Director, Designer and Artist  


Plateforme Paris
Solo Exhibition
Paris, France
April 16-21, 2018


KGB Paris
Kitchen Galerie Bis
William Ledeuil, chef
Paris, France
August 2009- present


Molesworth Gallery
(Four Abstract Painters)
Dublin, Ireland
September 11- October 2, 2015


Parsons Paris | The New School 

Noir + Blanc

Inaugural Full-time Faculty Exhibition

Paris, France

August 2013



Invitational Group Show

(Proceeds support non-profit association)

Paris, France

July 2013


NEXT/Art Chicago 2011
Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art
Represented by The Molesworth Gallery
April 29-May 2, 2011


Molesworth Gallery
Solo Exhibition
Dublin, Ireland
June 2010

Art Auction Haiti
Irish Artists Rebuilding Haiti
De Veres Art Auctioners
Dublin, Ireland
April 26, 2010

Molesworth Gallery
Group Winter Exhibition 2009
Dublin, Ireland
December 12, 2009 - January 29, 2010

Royal Hibernian Academy
The 179th RHA Annual Exhibition
Invited Artist
Dublin, Ireland.
May 25 – July 25, 2009

ART-2008, The RDS (Royal Dublin Society)
Represented by The Molesworth Gallery
Dublin, Ireland
May 15-18, 2008

Molesworth Gallery
Group Winter Exhibition 2008
Dublin, Ireland
December 6-24, 2008

Molesworth Gallery
Group Winter Exhibition 2007
Dublin, Ireland
December 8-22, 2007

Royal Hibernian Academy
The 177th RHA Annual Exhibition
Open Competition
Dublin, Ireland.
May 22 – June 30, 2007

IMCA, Independent Museum of Contemporary Art
Lanitis Foundation, Limassol, Cyprus
In Transition
October 4 – 15, 2006

MIART, International Contemporary Art Fair, Milan, Italy.
Represented by Galleria FacSimile, Milan.
March 30- April 10, 2006

Galleria FacSimile
Painting and Film: L’Insegna di Gersaint
via Morigi 8, Milan, Italy.
November-December 2005.

A.I.R. Gallery, 511 West 25th Street #301, New York, NY, USA.
Small Works Exhibition, June-July 2005.
Small Works Exhibition, June-July 2004.   

A.I.R. Gallery, 40 Wooster Street, New York, NY, USA.
Curated by Anne Ellegood, The New Museum of Contemporary Art New York.
February-March, 2001.

The Museum of New Art, 7 North Saginaw Street, Pontiac, MI, USA.
December 2000-January 2001.

A.I.R. Gallery, 40 Wooster Street, New York, NY, USA.
Generations II: A Survey of Women Artists at the Millennium. 
Febuary-March 2000.

Parsons Paris 
Faculty Exhibitions. 

Gallery of Korea, The Korean Embassy, 57th Street and Park Avenue, New York, NY, USA.
Curated by Patrick Murphy, Director, The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia). 
November 1995.    

Meyerson Gallery, 210 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA:
Curated by Patrick Murphy, Director, The Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia). 
May 1995.   

Media and Commentary

Emerging Practices Conference
Shanghai Design Week
Tongji University
October 13, 2014

Panel SpeakerDesigner's Days Paris 2014
"French-American Design Conversation"
A roundtable at the Mona Bismarck | American Center,
Co-hosted by ELLE Decoration and WantedDesign
Friday 23, May 2014

Panel Speaker 
Paris Design Week 
WantedDesign roundtable
ENSAAMA- Olivier de Serres, Paris.
September 12, 2013

"New Generation Designers"
Design, mode d'emploi
Sponsored by CCI of Paris, FDE, APCI
February 7, 2013.

Session Moderator and Presenter 
"Making and Keeping: Instigating Longevity Through Shared Endeavor"
Paper presented at the International Symposium: "The Beautiful, the Useful, the Necessary"
Celebrating the 300th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Brussels, Belgium.
October 31, 2012.

Panel Speaker 
Paris Design Week 
WantedDesign roundtable
ENSCI-Les Ateliers, Paris.
September 11, 2012

Panel Speaker
International Conference on Design Research
 « Terrain de Recherche »
Research and PhD practice in Art and Design Education
La Sorbonne (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne),
Les Ateliers de la Recherche en Design, Parsons Paris 
June 11, 2009.
video and Mp3 podcast:
Wikipedia of design and blog of the 6th edition of the Ateliers de la Recherche en Design:

Guest Commentator/Critic
BBC Radio 4 Today
and The BBC World Service
Commentator on the reopening of the newly
renovated Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris.
(Perceptual changes in viewing Claude Monet’s Water Lilly Series post renovation.)
Wednesday 31, May 2006

Master of Fine Arts Degree (MFA)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.  Graduated May 1995.

Architectural Studies 
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.  
Recipient of the J. Darley Naeye Scholarship of Merit

Bachelor of French Language and Literature Degree (BA)
University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Graduated May 1988.

Associate of Fine Arts Degree (AA)
Montgomery County College, Blue Bell, PA.  Graduated Magna Cum Laude, May 1985.