Clare has worked in computer graphics, theatre and film design and was an exhibiting painter for some years, living and working in Ireland, Holland, Scotland and Africa.
before returning to college to expand her practice. She received a First Class Honours degree in Visual Arts from S.E.T.U.
(2017) and an MA in Art & Process from C.I.T. Crawford in Cork (2019). Her art practice encompasses installation, painting, video and audio work as well as writing on art and the environment. In October 2019 she won the RC Lewis Crosby
Award for her MA work at the RDS Graduate Award Show. She is the recipient of two Artlinks bursaries and in 2021 she was awarded an Arts Council Agility Award. In 2022 she was awarded the Platform 31 Award for Waterford.
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2022 Platform 31 Award Local Councils/Arts Council.
2021 Arts Council Agility Award.
2020 Artlinks Bursary.
2019 RDS Visual Arts Award Winner - RC Lewis-Crosby Award.
2018 Artlinks Bursary.
2017 CURATORS AWARD, Peripheries Open, Gorey.
RDS VISUAL ART AWARDS Long List.
NATIONAL SCULPTURE FACTORY Residency Award.
2006 WATERFORD MUNICIPAL COLLECTION.
2022 de/Construction Site, with The Assemblage of Two (Julie Cusack)
August 2022, GOMA, Waterford
2021 Mammy that building's making Fish Eyes at me...(projection)
WINDOWS PROJECT, Garter Lane, Waterford.
2020 The Galway Incident (video), IMAGINE ARTS FESTIVAL, Waterford.
2020 Folie á Deux:Polyphonic Claverings on the
of Every day Love (Solo), Luan Gallery, Athlone.
2019 FANTASTIC VOYAGE (Solo),The Rogue Gallery, Waterford
2018 STILL TRIPPIN'(Solo), Garter Lane Arts Centre,Waterford.
2017 PERIPHERIES OPEN, Peripheries Space, Gorey.
2017 GRADUATE SHOWCASE : IMAGINE ARTS FESTIVAL, Waterford.
2016 THE END (selected) GOMA, Waterford.
2008 ROAD TRIP (Solo), Mary Street Gallery, Waterford.
2006 NEW PAINTINGS (Solo), Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery, Waterford.