Nuala Clarke, visual artist, lives and works between Co. Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland and New York City. Educated at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin; Moved to New York City in 1993. In September 2007 received a fellowship to the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Mayo and began returning to Ireland from NY to work every year. Represented by Karen Boltax, NY, 2005-2016.
Recent shows include:
Amid a Space Between: Irish Artists in America at the SFMoMa Artists Gallery, San Francisco, (2012); To Tremble into Stillness, a WB Yeats related show at Hamilton Gallery, Sligo; RHA invited artist; A drawing for Everything, Ballinglen Arts Foundation (2013); Blink for the Westport Arts Festival, Westport Co. Mayo (2014); of this place, Hamilton Gallery, Sligo and El Ateneo, Madrid, Catherine Hammond Gallery, Cork, ON SIGHT, at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, Turlough. Co. Mayo, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Watermill, NY. (2015) As above so below, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo (2017).
In collaboration with writer Crystal Gandrud: performed Fair Shouldered One at the &Now literary Festival in Paris, (2012); installed Between Spaces at the Hamilton Gallery (2013); FIND, a temporary public art program commissioned by Mayo County Council and The Linenhall Art Centre, Castlebar (2014), and now creating “Dream of the Drawing for Everything”, an online installation.
April 18th, 2019 | 29 mins 46 secs
abstraction, art, intuition, ireland, rebecca crowell, travel
Rebecca discusses the role of intuition in abstract work with Nuala Clarke and Joanna Kidney at Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland.
May 19th, 2018 | 37 mins 19 secs
influences, interview, ireland, nuala clarke
Rebecca interviews Nuala Clarke while in Ireland. They discuss the conceptual aspects of her work which is fed by imagination, memory, what she reads, and the natural world of northern County Mayo, Ireland.