Mary Clancy

Mary Clancy,

Mary Clancy, “Untitled” ink on gesso canvas

Mary Clancy, "Untitled" ink on gesso canvas
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Mary graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree from Crawford College of Art & Design in 2007. She was awarded the Eli Lilly Purchase Prize 2007, the Ernst and Young Award 2007 and was a recipient of the Countess Markievicz Gold Medal for Painting from the Dublin Arts Society in 2004. Her work is in the collections of Eli Lilly, The University Dental School and Hospital, Cork, The Cork Institute of Technology and The Capella Castlemartyr Hotel, Co. Cork. Mary is currently exhibiting at the recent Grads Show, The Joan Clancy Gallery, Ring, Co Waterford, August 2007 and The Fledglings Exhibition, The Lavit Gallery, September 2007.

…Mary Clancy has already made a breakthrough. Her small, precisely articulated, representational paintings are as multi-faceted as cut glass, opening out into complex spatial worlds. They are altogether there, accomplished by any standard…

 Aidan Dunne wrote in The Irish Times 27th June 2007