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Clare Lyons

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Clare Lyons is a photographer and visual artist based in Dublin. Her work is typically deeply private and explores themes of trauma, memory, and her personal struggle with mental illness. Clare is currently Assistant Editor at Junior Magazine which is an annual journal showcasing young Irish photographic talent.

Education
2012-2016 - BA Hons Photography (first class honours), Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT)

Exhibitions
2018 - Halftone Print Fair at The Library Project, Dublin
2018 - PAIRS, a group exhibition by Taproot Art, at Rare Gallery, Dublin
2018 - Living Proof, in aid of The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, at The Tara Building, Dublin
2017 - Winter Open Exhibition at Rua Red South Dublin Arts Centre, Dublin
2017 - Halftone Print Fair at The Library Project, Dublin
2017 - Junior Magazine Takeover at The Library Project, Dublin
2016 - Nothing in Stone at Steambox Gallery and Studios, Dublin
2016 - I Am Doing Things, IADT Graduate Showcase, Dublin
2014 - Observe: IADT 2nd Year Exhibition at Moxie Studios, Dublin
2013 - Hidden Lights Gallery (fka The Homeless Gallery) at D-Light Studios, Dublin

Awards and Residencies
2019 - (forthcoming) Arts, Letters and Numbers artist in residence, Albany, NY

Collections
Office of Public Works Ireland

Publications
May 2018 - District Magazine’s "Guide To Dublin City - The Repeal Issue"
May 2017 - Junior Magazine, "The Freedom Issue"
Mar 2017 - Guts Magazine online interview
Oct 2016 - Headstuff.org Interview and online feature
Jul 2010 - BLOW Photo Magazine, Issue 00 “Hold Your Breath”