Bridget O’Leary studied Design at Swinburne University in Australia.
She is passionate about education, language, art and
multiculturalism. Bridget O’Leary’s art is influenced by Asian
culture through her experience of living in Taiwan. She has been an
active participant in the local art scene in Taiwan with over seven
years experience in organising educational and artistic events.
Specifically as the Australian Group Manager of Australia-Taiwan:
Art Connection, Blossom Spirit.
Bridget O’Leary had a solo exhibition at Dong Men Gallery in
Tainan,Taiwan in October 2014. This exhibition was about her life
and emotions in Taiwan. A video link of the exhibition can be found
Also an essay about Bridget O’Leary’s artwork Monkey Queen
was published in the Modern Art Asia online journal by Min Chih Sun.
She has exhibited in numerous group exhibitions in the following
countries: Italy, Taiwan, China, Japan and Australia.
She has won awards including the 1998 second prize for the Royal
Melbourne Art Show in Australia and 1997 first prize of Royal
Overseas League in Australia.
most recent group exhibition was participating in the Imago Mundi
Exhibition 2015 – Luciano Benetton Collection, Looking Down Under:
Australian Contemporary Art, Vienna 55th Biennale of
relates to the theme of vision and aspiration for a better quality
of human life through a despair of the current situation and hope of
a better future, specifically for equality for women and their own
control over their lives.'