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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, and since 2018 has worked with the PhotoIreland Foundation at The Library Project in Dublin.

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

Exhibitions
2019 - Third-Thursday, Arts, Letters and Numbers, New York
2019 - #tootiredcanton, St. Lawrence University, New York
2018 - Halftone Print Fair, The Library Project, Dublin
2018 - Pairs, Rare Gallery, Dublin
2018 - Living Proof, The Tara Building, Dublin
2017 - Winter Open Exhibition, RUA RED, Dublin
2017 - Halftone Print Fair, The Library Project, Dublin
2017 - Junior Magazine Takeover, The Library Project, Dublin
2016 - Nothing in Stone, Steambox Gallery and Studios, Dublin
2016 - I Am Doing Things: The Graduate Showcase, IADT, Dublin
2014 - Observe, Moxie Studies, Dublin
2013 - Homeless Gallery, D-Light Studios, Dublin

Awards and Residencies
2019 - Residency at Arts, Letters and Numbers, New York
2019 - Arts Council of Ireland, Travel and Training Award

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”