Shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize, National Gallery Ireland
Home is on the inside, Molesworth Gallery, Dublin
Mollie Douthit (b.1986) is a Cork based oil painter, utilizing her own biography she creates small-scale paintings. Originally from North Dakota, since 2012 Douthit has resided between Ireland and the US. She holds a BFA from the University of North Dakota; Post Baccalaureate from Tufts University, Boston; and MFA from Burren College of Art, NUIG. Major achievements include the 2013 RHA Hennessy Craig award, a solo exhibition at the North Dakota Museum of Art, twice awarded the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant, and an Arts Council Bursary. Douthit has a Fall 2021 show at Molesworth Gallery and works in the 191st RHA annual.
Additionally, her work has been featured in Hyperallergic, The Irish Times, Sunday Times Culture, New American Paintings, and Ilikeyourworkpodcast. Her work has been supported by residencies at the Jentel Foundation for the Arts, Tyrone Guthrie Center, Ballinglen Arts Foundation, and Vermont Studio Center.