Clea van der Grijn


Clea van der Grijn
P: 087 677 6888
M: cleavdg@gmail.com

BA (honours) degree, Fine Art. NCAD 1988-1991

Selected Solo

2015 Dia de los muertos, Mexico City.
2014 Conflict, Ballina arts centre, Mayo
2013 Ambivalence, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2013 Ambivalence, “room” The Model, Sligo
2012 Chance. Cross Gallery, Dublin
2012 Chance. Hamilton Gallery Sligo
2011 AMBLYOPIA @ 'room'. The Model Nieland Sligo
2010 In the head, Cross Gallery Dublin
2008 Moment(ous), The Dock, Carrick on Shannon, curated by Caoimhin Corrigan 2008
Moment(ous). The Cross Gallery, Dublin
2008 Bruise and Dishonour, Unit 302, St. John Street, London
2008 Bruise and Dishonour, La Galleria Barga, Barga, Italy
2006 The Outsider, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2006 The Outsider, Roscommon Arts Centre
2002 Gorse, Milan, Italy
2002 Origin, Cross Gallery, Italy
2000 Salto Angel, Cross Gallery, Dublin
1999 Mostly Blue, Unit 26, Docks, Dublin
1999 Pills, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
1997 Real Life, OMAC, Belfast
1997 Real Life, City Arts Centre, Dublin
1996 The Black Room, Gallery of Photography, Dublin
1996 The Black Room, The Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1995 Journey, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
1995 Bruise and Dishonour, Sligo Art Gallery, Sligo
1992 Fish Egg Skin, Arts Council of Ireland
1992 Fish Egg Skin, Berkeley Gallery, Kilkenny

Selected Group

2015 LIMINAL SPACES Of clay and wattles made: curated by Clea van der Grijn and
Megan Johnston,The Model 2015
with Corban Walker, Maurice O Connell, Oonagh Young, Felicity Clear.
2014 Horse Drawn, Gallery of Photography Dublin.
2013 Big Bang Theory, 1% for art scheme with Lough Bo films, Sligo
2013 Vue, Dublin contemporary art fair ( also 2012)
2013 THE YEAR OF THE FLOOD curated by Michele Horrigan, Flood Gallery, Dublin.
2013 Green is Pink (collaboration with Paul Roy )
INTERNATIONAL ArtExpo BorderBody / Mixing cities and identies, Poland.
Also at THE model, Sligo.
2011 (sub)TEXT, The Model, Sligo
2011 'Room' @ The Model, Sligo
2011 'Horse' and Point to point. Kinsale. Curated by Pat Murphy and Gemma Tipton
2010 In the Head, Invited Artist, RHA, Dublin
2009 Sligoart
2009 'migraine' Science museum Dublin
2008 FAF the Lab, Dublin
2008 Michael Colgan, Invited artist, RHA, Dublin
2008 In The Minds Eye, O.P.W, Touring Show
2008 Fireplaces, DLR, Visual Arts Exhibition
2008 Promise, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
2004 Incase, Trunk Show, World Tour
2002 Iontas Award Winner, Sligo Art Gallery, Limerick City Gallery, Draiocht Dublin
2000 Works Apart, London
1999 West Belfast Arts Festival
1999 Women on Women, City Arts Centre, Dublin
1998 New Still Life, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin
1997 Drawings, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
1997 Prints, O.P.W, Touring Exhibition
1995 Paintings, Anya van Gosslan, Dublin
1994 Boyle Arts Festival
1994 Claremorris Open Exhibition ( also 1993 and 1992 )
1994 Oireachtas, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin
1994 Iontas, Sligo Art Gallery and RHA dublin (also 1993 and 1992 )
1993 Bruise and Dishonour, Hetvijfde Seizoen, Neerpelt, Belgium
(Arts Council of Ireland, Irish Representitive)
1991 Germinations 6, Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany,
(Irish Representative)

Selected Awards/ Sponsorship / Residencies

2014 Residency, Sayulita, Mexico. 2 months.Host OPC,AMEXCID
nominated by Mexican and Irish embassies
2014 Hospice (residential also 2013/2012/2011)
2012 Shapiro Berstein & Co. music publishing, New York, USA.
2012 Residency, San Severino , Marche , Italy. 4 months
2011 Residential writers retreat, Markree castle also Cill Riallig, Kerry
2010 Visual Arts Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland
2010 Artists Studio, Model, Nieland, Sligo.
2009 United Drugs LTD. USA.
2008 Bursary Sligo Co Council: Emerging visual Artist, Arts Council short list: Sponsorship,
The Dock, Arts Council of Ireland.
2008 Bursary, Sligo, Co Council
2008 Sponsorship, Sasco, United Kingdom
2008 Emerging visual artist, arts council, short list 2008
2008 Sponsorship, The Dock, Arts Council of Ireland
2005 Bursary, Roscommon Co. Council
2005 Artist in Residence, Roscommon Co. Council
2001 Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland
1999 Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland
1999 Artist in Residency, Arts Council of Ireland
1998 Visual Arts Bursary, Arts Council of Ireland
1996 Bursary, Department of an Taoiseach
1996 Visual Arts Bursary, British Arts Council
1996 Studio Award, Arts Council of Ireland
1995 Residency, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
1995 Travel Award, British Consul of Ireland
1994 Visual Arts Bursary, North West Arts, U.K.
1992 Materials Award, Arts Council of Ireland
1992 NCEA, Print Makers Award
1991-99 Arts Council of Ireland Arts Flights
1991 Irish Emerging Artist, Aachen, Germany

Selected Commissions

2008 Michael Colgan, RHA, Dublin
2007 Bruise and Dishonour, Publication
2007 AIB, Dublin 2006 Carton House, Dublin
2005 Fyffes
2005 The Village, Dublin
2002 Trintech, Dublin
1999 Barnes Vereker, London
1998 Morrison Hotel, Dublin
1997 Snapshot, Temple Bar International Art Symposium
1994 Art director/show concept/creator, John Rocha, Pret-a-Porter, Paris
1993 Temple Bar Distorted, Temple Bar International Art Symposium

Selected Private & Public Collections

Shapiro Bernstein & Co. LTD. NY. USA
Marshall Fields, Minneapolis, MIN. USA
BMW Ireland
Dónall Curtin & Anne O’Donoghue
Office of Public Works
AIB
Bank of Ireland
The Arts Council of Ireland
Guinness
Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
The Sunday Times, UK
John Rocha
The Thomas Reed Group (The Morrisson Hotel)
Carton House
Fyffe’s
Trintech
Gate theatre
United Drugs Ltd. USA and Ireland
Board Gáis