Artist Bio


Born in Tipperary Town, Ireland. Lorraine Cleary is a part time tutor with the Learning Support Unit in Limerick School of Art & Design. An experimental artist working primarily with sculptural installations in pursuance of the creation of mini environments centered around the domestic landscape. Received a First Class Honours Masters Degree in Interactive Media from the University of Limerick in 2015. Graduated from Limerick School of Art & Design with a First Class Honours Bachelors Degree in Fine Art (Sculpture & Combined Media) in 2014. She was highly commended for the 2014 programme of the Undergraduate Awards in the Visual Arts Category for her work entitled ‘Mise en Scene’ and was also highly commended for the 2014 programme of the Undergraduate Awards in the Media & the Arts Category. She was one of thirteen artists chosen to participate at the inaugural international exhibition of ‘Aligned’ as part of the Undergraduate Awards. Recent group exhibitions include 'The Model presents Cairde Visual 2017' The Mall, Sligo and the Winter Open 2017 at the Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght, Dublin and exhibited in the ‘188th Annual Exhibition 2018’ at the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) in Dublin. Her first solo show is scheduled to take place in The Alley Arts Centre in Co. Tyrone from April 8th - May 3rd 2019. She also has an upcoming two-person show in 2019 at the Custom House Gallery, Westport, Co. Mayo and was recently awarded a bursary to undertake a two-week residency in the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.