Biographical Information:

Clodagh Emoe lives in Dublin. She holds a BA in Fine Art from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, a MA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, and a PhD titled Exploring the Philosophical Character of Contemporary Art through a Post-Conceptual Practice from GradCAM/DIT.

Commissioned works include: Psychic Sleep and Collective Thought (2012/13) as part of the Maybe Education programme at dOCUMENTA XIII, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and at Catalyst Arts, Belfast; Metaphysical Longings, an exploration of thought using forms of guided visualization known as psychic sleep; The Closing of Mystical Anarchism, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (2012); Parodos, Irish Museum of Modern Art (2012); The Unveiling, (2010), a site-specific work parodying the failed unveiling of a monumental sculpture for Dublin City Council and Cult of Engagement, Project Arts Centre, Dublin (2009) commissioned by Project Arts Centre.

Artworks are included in the permanent collection of the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Limerick City Gallery of Art, The University of the Arts, London and the private collections of Anthony Reynolds and Kilfane Sculpture Garden. Projects have been supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Culture Ireland, European Cultural Union, South Dublin County Council, Dublin City Council, PRTLI (IR) and ARHB, (UK). She has also been awarded residencies at Banff, Canada, The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Virginia, US, IMMA, Sím, Reykjavik and the National Art Studios, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea.

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artist works


 The Golden Tree

Date: 2003

Medium: Cast bronze

Dimensions: 1m x 3m

Location: Dunleer, Co. Louth


Date: 2003

Medium: cast bronze

Dimensions: 91 x 56cm

Location: Cherrywood Park, Tallanstown, Co.Louth

Young Cú Chulainn

Date: 2002

Medium: cast bronze

Dimensions: 160cm x 46cm

Location: Castletown Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth