Curriculum Vitae

Education

2008—2014 PhD, Exploring the Philosophical Character of Contemporary Art through a Post-Conceptual Practice, GRADCAM/DIT
2003—2004 MA (Honours Distinction), Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
1993—1997 BA (Honours), Fine Art Sculpture, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
1995 Erasmus Scholarship, University of Northumbria, England

Works: Exercises, Events, Interventions

2016 The Plurality of Existence …, River Barrow, Carlow, supported by Visual, Carlow and Arts Council of Ireland
Seeing the Unseen, A Mysterical Day, The Cockpit Theatre/Serpentine Gallery, London
Waves, Super Projects/Fingal County Council
2015 We Are and Are Not, The Model, Sligo
Sometimes We See Better With Our Eyes Closed, Summer Rising, IMMA
An Exercise in Seeing, ESA/DIT
2014 Metaphysical Longings VII, TNUA (Taiwan National University of Art), Taipei
Metaphysical Longings VI, Royal Conservatoire, Glasgow
2013 An Exercise in Seeing, Red Cross Forest, County Wicklow
Proposition 7, The national Art Studio, Seoul, Korea
Psychic Sleep and Collective Thought, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2012 Psychic Sleep and Collective Thought, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery
Mystical Anarchism, Public School and Recess Arts Centre, New York
Mystical Anarchism, Block T, Dublin
Mystical Anarchism, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
2011 Metaphysical Longings V, Portrait of a Space, Dublin
Metaphysical Longings IV, Live@8, Galway Arts Centre, Galway
2010 Metaphysical Longings III, Gallerie Sint-Lukas, Brussels, Belgium
Metaphysical Longings II, National Gallery of Ireland
Radical Love, Old Reservoir, Co. Wicklow
The Unveiling, Memorial Court & Dublin City Council Government Per Cent for art Scheme
The Unveiling, screening, IMMA, Dublin
The Long Dark Night, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
2009 Mystical Anarchism, in collaboration with Simon Critchley, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
2008 Gatherings (Transitory Encounters), The Lab, Dublin
2006 Metaphysical Longings, Pallas Heights, Dublin
2004 Besame Mucho, Hoxton Hall, London

Per Cent for Art Public Commissions

2015/16 Gather Together, Saint Mary’s national School, Saggart, Government Per Cent for art Scheme/Dept.of Education
2010 Creating the Common/The Unveiling, Memorial Court, Inchicore Dublin City Council Government Per Cent for art Scheme
The Unveiling screening, IMMA, Dublin
2007 The Saint Killians Tapestry and Plaque, Saint Killians National School South Dublin County Council Per Cent for art Scheme
2001 Anne Devlin, South Dublin County Council and The Robert Emmet Association, Rathfarnham, Dublin
1999 The Neighbour, Dept. of The Environment’s Per Cent for Art Scheme, Co. Louth

Solo Exhibitions

2016 The Plurality of Existence …, Visual Carlow
2013 Proposition 7, The National Art Studio, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
The Closing of Mystical Anarchism, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin
2010 Cult of Engagement, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
2008 The Approach, Mart House Gallery, Amsterdam
2006 Somewhere Else, Other Gallery, Banff /Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD, Canada
I am Here Somewhere, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
I am Somewhere Here, Process Room, IMMA, Dublin
2003/2002 The Truth is a Pathless Land, Sligo Gallery of Art, Sligo/Bell Table Limerick

Artworks – Projects/Site-Specific Works

2012 Sleepwalkers, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin
2008 Resplintered Games, Glass Pavilion, Birr Castle, Offaly
Trapezium, The Lab, Dublin
Gracelands, The Mimetic House, Co. Leitrim
2007 An Exhibition in Five Chapters, CAC/SMC Vilnius, Lithuania
2006 Tales of Hoffman, St. Augustine’s Tower, Hackney, London
The Mountain, N.D.T.I., National Development and Training Institute, Sligo
2005 Dweller, Jeco Sword, Dublin
Superbia II, St. Columbus College, Cork
2003 Maurice, Ready Made Art Magazine, sponsored by Whitechapel Gallery, London
2000 Ghostbirds, Kells Abbey, Kilkenny Arts Festival

Group Exhibitions

2016 Ho Nyn Kairos, Invocations, Serpentine Gallery, London
Suki Tea Art Prize, Golden Thread, Belfast/ Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin
2014 Aesthetics Jam, Taipei Biennial, National Museum of Fine Art, Taipei
The Philosophical Character of Contemporary Art, TNUA, Taipei
Must Go On, Rua Red, Dublin
2013 Tapping the Third Realm, OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery and LMU Lab and Art Gallery, LA
Seoul, Seoul, Seoul, The National Art Studio, Seoul, Korea
The Judgement is the Mirror, Nýló, Reykjavik, Iceland
OUT|TUO, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
2011 Fine Lines, Limerick City Gallery
Pencil to the Plough, Cross Gallery, Dublin
2010 Aaah, Liz, Mart House Gallery, Amsterdam
2009 Small Moments of Fantastic Things, Antje Wachs, Berlin
The Infinite, The Intimate and The Impossible, Magacin, Belgrade, Serbia
Under Construction I, Mart House Gallery, Amsterdam
2008 Trapezium, The Lab, Dublin
Timbuktu, Pallas Contemporary Projects, Dublin
Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
2007 Come Together, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Beyond the Country, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Cartography, Crawford Municipal Gallery of Art, Cork
All Colours Black (Next to Nothing), Ashford Gallery, R.H.A. Gallery, Dublin
Timelines, Mermaid Art Centre, Co. Wicklow
Lightworks, MAVIS IADT,Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin
Precarious Renderings, Market Gallery, Glasgow
Group Show, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2006 Clutching at Straws, IMMA, Dublin
Territory, University of the Arts, London
2005 Field, Foster Art Gallery, London
Forty Shades of Green, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork
Iontas , Sligo Gallery of Art, Sligo
The Square Root of Drawing, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin
2004 Full Circle, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
Tree, 39 Gallery, London
C.O.E., Claremorris Open Exhibiton, Co. Mayo
Iontas Award Winners Show, Sligo Gallery of Art, Sligo
Perspective, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast
EV+A, Limerick City Gallery, Limerick

Collections

2015 We Are and Are Not, The Model, Co. Sligo
2013 Banner, Nýló, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2011 Work no. 13, Limerick City Gallery
2010 Cult of Engagement, Complete installation, IMMA Permanent Collection
2006 The Change of Heart (After Yves Klein), Anthony Reynold’s Gallery, London
2005 The Sublime in Art is the Illusion of Boundlessness in the Service of Metaphysical Longing, TBGS
2004 The Searchers, The University of the Arts, London
2003 M.I.A., Kilfane Sculpture Garden, Co.Kilkenny, Ireland

Awarded Residencies

2014 TNUA, Taiwan National University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
2013 The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
2013 Sím Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007—2010 TBGS Studio Residency, Dublin
2006 IMMA Residency Programme, Ireland
Temple Bar Gallery and Studios Membership Studios
2005 Arts Council of Ireland Award, Banff Residency
2004 Tyrone Gutherie Residency Programme, Virginia, U.S.A
2003 Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Project Studio
Draíocht, Residency
2001 Iontas Travel Award, India

Awards

2016 Arts Council of Ireland Project Award
2014/13/07/03 Arts Council of Ireland Travel and Training Award
2012/07/06/02/01 Arts Council of Ireland Visual Arts Bursary
2013/08/07 Culture Ireland Travel Award
2009 European Cultural Union, Step Beyond Travel Award
2003 South Dublin County Council Visual Arts Award
Dublin City Council Visual Arts Award
2002 A.H.R.B, Research Bursary
2001 Iontas Travel Award
2000 South Dublin County Council, Visual Arts Bursary

Seminar Co-ordination

2014 Playful Politics – performative seminar, GradCAM/IADT, Dublin
2011 Art as Experience, GradCAM, Dublin
2010 The Void, GradCAM, Dublin
2009 Politics of Resistance in the Contemporary World, NCAD, Dublin
2008 Now As Divine Hour, Art/Philosophy Conference, The Lab, Dublin

Talks/Lectures/Conferences

2015 An Exercise in Seeing, European Society of Aesthetics, Dublin
2014 Aesthetics Jam, National Museum of Fine Art, Taipei
The Philosophical Character of Contemporary Art, TNUA, Taipei
Location Aesthetics, ELIA, Glasgow
E.S.A. Conference, Amsterdam
Thinking on Stage, EARN/GradCAM, Dublin
The Studio, Sint-Lukas Hogeschool, Antwerp
2013 The Judgment is the Mirror, Iceland Academy of Art, Reykjavik
2012 Psychic Sleep and Collective Thought, documenta XIII, Kassel
Sleepwalkers, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin
2011 Black Metal Theory/Mystical Anarchism, NCAD, Dublin
2010 The Academy Strikes Back, EARN at Sint-Lukas, Brussels
Arts Research: Publics and Purposes, GradCAM, Dublin
Re-public, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios/GradCAM, Dublin
Getting on With Art, Crawford Gallery/ Lewis Glucksman/NSF, Cork
2009 Triptych, Reflecting on Drawing as Research, Norwich University of Art, UK
2007 Beyond the Country, Artists Talk, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Come Together – Artists Talk, Douglas Hyde Gallery
2006 The Women’s Project, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
2005/2007 Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London,
NCAD, National College of Art and Design, Dublin
Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork
LIT, Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick
IADT, Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dunlaoighre
Burren College of Art & Design, Co. Clare
2007 Precarious Renderings, Glasgow College of Art/Market Gallery Glasgow
Hauntologyy Conference, NCAD, Dublin
2006 Losing Ourselves, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios
The Women’s Project, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
2005 In Conversation With, Chelsea College of Art, London
Moot II, Technology and Art, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny
Tate Britain, Anthony Caro Crucifixion Series
2002 The Truth is a Pathless Land, Sligo Gallery of Art

Published Writings

“Performing Philosophy in a Non-Philosophical Way”, Experimental Aesthetics, ed. Henk Slager, Metroplis M, The Netherlands, 2014
Sleepwalkers: Production as Process, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin, 2014
“In-aesthetics – Re-configuring Aesthetics for Contemporary Art”, The Age of Aesthetics, Conference Papers, ESA, 2014
“Doing Research”, Writings from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts/documenta XIII, 2012, (ed) Jan Kaila and Henk Slager.
“Reconsidering the Avant-Garde through Ritual”, In-print, Undisciplined Disciplines, DIT Journal, 2012, (ed)  Dr. Noel Fitzpatrick and Dr. Tim Stott.

Publications

“Performing Philosophy in a Non-Philosophical Way”, Experimental Aesthetics, ed. Henk Slager, Metroplis M, The Netherlands, 2014
Sleepwalkers: Production as ProcessHugh Lane Municipa Gallery, Dublin 2014
Forms of Imagining, 2014, (ed.) Tess Giblan, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Géoesthétique, 2014, Parc Saint Leger, Centre D’Art Contemporarie, France
Printed Project 15, 2011, VAI, (ed.) Sean Kissane and Noel Kelly
Cartography, Artists + Maps, 2009, (ed.) Kitty Harmon Princeton Architectural Press, USA
“Sleep Through the Rest of my Days…” Come Together, Declan Long, June 2007, Douglas Hyde Gallery
Cartography, Map-Making as Artform, Crawford Gallery of Art, Cork
“Metaphysical Longings”, Pallas Heights 2003-2006, 2006, Declan Long Pallas Publishing.

Reviews/Articles/Interviews/ Essays

The Unveiling – Sarah Tuck in conversation with artist Clodagh Emoe and Memorial Court residents,
http://www.create-exchange.ie/player/-unveiling-%E2%80%93-sarah-tuck-conversation-artist-clodagh-emoe-memorial-court-residents/97/
In Conversation, Clodagh Emoe talks to Edia Connole, 2010, http://www.acw.ie/?cat=11
Cult of Engagement, Ciara Moloney, 2010 http://papervisualart.com/?tag=clodagh-emoe
Sleep Through the Rest of my Days… Declan Long, 2007, (catalogue essay), in Come Together, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Metaphysical Longings, Declan Long, 2006, (catalogue essay) in Pallas Heights 2003-2006, 2006, Pallas Publishing
Clodagh Emoe, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Smith, C., 2006 , Art Monthly (April edition)
Bearing the Scars of Conflict, Dunne A. March 2006, The Irish Times
I Am Somewhere Here, Dunne A. March 2006, The Irish Times
Falling to Climb, Leahy B., March 2006, The Village
London’s Top 25 New Artists, Warren C., July 2004, Art Review
Fancy Becoming The Next Saatchi, Six to Watch, Vine S., 20 July 2004,The Times
Cream Of The Crop, Edwards C., 14 July 2004, The Independent on Sunday
True Paths, Oakley J., February 2003, S.S.I. Newsletter
Clodagh Emoe at Belltable, Dunne B., Winter 2002, Circa
Casting Her Spell At Draiocht, O’Reilly A., 24 October 2002, The Echo
Minimalism and Volcanoes, Dunne A., 15 September 2000, The Irish Times

Advisory Boards

2016 External Examiner, MA by Research, CIT, Cork
2008-2012 External Examiner, BA Fine Art Sculpture, GMIT, Galway
2009 IMMA, Advisory Panel, Education and Community
2009 V.E.C., Advisory Panel for Government Per Cent for Art Commission

Lecturing/Tutoring

2016 Associate Lecturer, MA Socially Engaged Practice, NCAD, Dublin
2007- present Part-time Lecturer, VAP, BA, IADT, Dublin
2012-present Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art Practice, MA, Crawford College of Art, MA, Cork
2006-2008 Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art Sculpture, BA, NCAD
2000- 2001 Art Tutor, Candle Community Trust and the National Probation Services, Dublin