Ballyfermot Senior College and received her BA in Fine Art from the National College of
Art and Design in 2005. Clare was awarded the Graphic Studio Dublin Graduate Award
and became a member of Graphic Studio Dublin in 2006. She held her first solo show at
Dublin’s Monster Truck Gallery the same year and has since continued to exhibit widely
both internationally and in Ireland. She participated in Revelation, a collaboration between
the National Gallery of Ireland and Graphic Studio Dublin, in 2008.
Clare has been teaching etching in the Graphic Studio Dublin for ten years. In 2013 she
co-founded The Floating Press/ Mobile Print Project with the artist Niamh Flanagan. The
Mobile Print Project endeavours to take printmaking out of the studio through a series of
workshops that teach printmaking in school and business environments.
Recently, her work has focused on images of the Arctic and Antarctic seas; on remote
islands and on glaciers as a means to discuss the history of exploration, migration and
climate change and in doing so, to observe how this might inform our understanding of the
Clare’s work has been acquired by the National Gallery of Ireland and the Office of Public
Works in Dublin, amongst others.