Became a member of Aosdana

Honorary Doctorate in Fine Art from The National University of Ireland

Fulbright Scholarship for Film Studies NYU, New York

First Class Honors Degree, Fine Art, NCAD, Dublin

Selected Solo Exhibitions

At The Gates of Silent Memory
, Luan Gallery, curated by Eamonn Maxwell

The Dock, Carrig on Shannon, Leitrim

Lismore Castle, Waterford - Solo exhibition      
Tom Tompson Gallery, Owen Sound, Canada

The Floating World - Three screen installation - VISUAL Carlow, Ireland

State of Suspension, Galerie Anita Beckers, Germany

The Wilderness Part 1, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

The ice above, the fire below, and other works 2007 - 2009,
Limerick City Gallery of Art; Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt

New Work, Fenton Gallery, Cork.
Solo Exhibition at Miguel Marcos Gallery, Barcelona

Houldsworth Gallery, London

Metamorphosis, Galerie Nichido Contemporary, Tokyo.

1999 –2003
Galeria Art Gaspar, & Galeria Cadaqués Dos, Barcelona

MediaScope, MoMA, New York

A Film Trilogy, Domus Artium DA 2, Salamanca, Spain;

Metropolitan Museum of Photography, and Nichido Contemporary, Tokyo,

A Film Trilogy, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin;

Mia Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden; Fenton Gallery, Cork

Galleri Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain

Too dark for night
, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin; Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, Fenton Gallery, Cork

Forty Below
, Green On Red Gallery, Dublin

Track, Model Arts Centre, Sligo

Track, Hafnarburg Cultural Centre, Iceland; University of Salamanca, Spain; Gallery of Photography, Dublin

Selected Group Shows


PhotoIreland Festival, Exhibiting Future Primal (2018)

TERRA INFIRMA, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren. Nathalie Grenzhaeuser, Magdalena Jetelová & Clare Langan, curated by Jan T. Wilms.

Artist Film International (AFI). Exhibiting Flight from the City (Music by Johann Johannsson). Partners: Bag Factory, Johannesburg. Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, Texas, USA. Belgrade Culture Centre, Belgrade. Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm. Center for Contemporary Art Afghanistan (CCAA). Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius. Crawford Art Gallery, Cork. Friends of IZIKO South African National Gallery, Cape Town. Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires. GAMeC, Bergamo. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Istanbul Modern, Istanbul. MMAG Foundation, Amman. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow. Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila. Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw. NBK, Berlin. Para Site, Hong Kong. Project 88, Mumbai. Tromsø Kunstforening, Tromsø. Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Peintures A Leau, Galerie Analix Forever, Chene-Bourg, Switzerland

And in the Silence Came … The Anthropocene days
Stiftung Nantesbuch Centre for Art and Nature Munich, and MUCA Munich Spring 2021

The Gifts of Tony Podesta, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, curated by Klaus Ottmann and Jennifer Sakai

Ritratti Di Poesia, Poetry Festival, Rome

Physical Cinema Festival, Bio Paradis, Reykjavk, Iceland

Of Music and Making , Solstice Gallery, Navan Ireland. Group exhibition.

Moving Women, Magda Danysz Gallery. Group Exhibition.

Shaping Ireland - The National Gallery of Ireland. Group Exhbition.

The Best of Kino Der Kunst, Dirimart Istanbul curated by director Heinz Peter Schwerfel

A New Eden - The Art Mill, Szentendre, Hungary curated by Barbara Polla as part of The Art Capital Festival

The Winter of 13 Storms, B3 Biennal of the Moving Image Frankfurt 2017 curated by Kelly Gordon & Anita Beckers

A NAME UNMADE: FRANCIS LEDWIDGE (1887-1917), Solstice Arts Centre. River – 3 screen video installation curated by Sabina Mac Mahon

B3 Biennale Of the Moving Image, Frankfurt

Tulca Festival of Visual Art curated by Mary Cremin

Moving Pictures, curated by Anita Beckers, at the Marburger Kunstverein

UNSEEN Photo Fair Amsterdam – 18th -21st September, with Galerie Anita Beckers Frankfurt

None Went Mad, None Ran Away, - Group Show Rubicon Gallery

In Search of the Miraculous; ten days of film video and photography, Crawford Off-site

Destructiveness and Beauty, Norbert Frensch, Monica Ursina Jäger, Clare Langan. Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt

State of Suspension - Gravity – Crawford Art Gallery, Cork Ireland

Inner Piece: Works from the Collection of Heather and Tony Podesta Katzen Center Museum, American University Museum.

The Wilderness, Part 1, Busan Biennale 2010, South Korea, curated by Takashi Azumaya.

For Real - 30 Utopian Projections in Public Space, curated by ViewMaster Foundation, The Netherlands.

Sounds and Visions, Art Film and Video from Europe, Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv –

Representing Ireland. Curated by Angelo Gioè and Maria Rosa Sossai.

Dojima River Biennale 2009: Reflection: The World Through Art, From Singapore Biennale 2006, 2008

Curated by Fumio Nanjo & Kenji Kubota, Osaka, Japan

Goldstein Connections, Participating artists: Jack Goldstein, Gregor Hildebrandt, Clare Langan, Bjørn

Melhus, Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt

Highlights of KunstFilmBiennale, Cologne - Group Exhibition composed by Gabriele Horn & Heinz Peter Schwerfel. - KunstWerke, Berlin and Centre Pompidou, Paris

A Secret Understanding, touring exhibition programmed by Forma Arts.

The Best of LOOP 2008, Pacific Design Center, LA, curated by Paul Young

H20: Film on Water, Great River Arts, Vermont Connecticut, & Cynthia Reeves Gallery New York.

Then & Now: Evolving Art Practices, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork

Terror and the Sublime: Art and Politics in an Age of Anxiety, from the IMMA Collection, The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.

Adventures in Sound & Image; Panorama 1: I thought I was Hallucinating, Impakt Festival, Utrecht

House Warming, RED South Dublin Art Centre.

The ice above, the fire below, Pulse New York 2009 – featured installation Galerie Anita Beckers.

Singapore Biennale, Curated by Fumio Nanjo, Joselina Cruz & Matthew Ngui.

Video Zone Festival, Braveman Gallery, Tel Aviv,

El agua y sus sueños contemporaneous, Expo Zaragoza 2008, Spain. Curated by Miguel Marcos & Fernando Castro-Flórez

Loop 08’ – Barcelona, Fundacio Miro, A Film Trilogy – The Collection of The Irish Museum of Modern Art curated by Enrique Juancosa.

Rendez-vous – curated by Isabelle Bertolotti, Shanghai Art Museum, China

Atlas of the Future - Visions of Scenarios to Come, - Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Becks Fusions,Trafalgar Square, Curated by ICA London.

Metamorphosis, Lyon Biennale, curated by Isabelle Bertolotti

Metamorphosis, Pratt Art Gallery, New York, curated by Berta Sichel.

Apocalypse, Candace Dawn Gallery, New York.

Group Exhibition, with Juame Plensa and Zhang Huan, Galerie Cadaques, Spain

Marking Time / Moving Images, Miami Art Museum, Florida, curated by Lorie Mertes

Vision Express, Shanghai Youth Biennale, Lui Hai Su Art Museum, by Fumio Nanjo

World Without End, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne

Tir na Nog: Younger Irish Artists from the IMMA Collection, IMMA, Dublin

Views from an Island; Contemporary Art from Ireland, Millennium Museum Beijing, China; Shanghai Gallery of Modern Art, Shanghai, China.

Panoramica, Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City;

After Nature, CCA, Glasgow

The New Kunsthalle, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

International 2002, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool

25th Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil (representing Ireland)

View Finder, curated by Catsou Roberts/ Stephen Hepworth, Arnolfini, Bristol

Greyscale/CMYK, curated by Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt, Tramway, Glasgow

The Mind is a Horse, Bloomberg Space, London

At Sea, curated by Victoria Pomery, Tate Liverpool,

Glen Dimplex Artists Award 2000, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Selected Film Festivals                                                                                               

The Heart of a Tree - World Premiere - Kino Der Kunst, 2020 Munich

The Floating World – VIDEOFORMES 2014, Prix Videoformes 2014 | Conseil Général du Puy de Dôme

The Floating World – Premiere Kinoderkunst, Munich;

The Floating WorldThe poetics of mountains, their mutations and multifarious things, ARTPROJX - Verbier, Switzerland

by Sigur Ros - director Clare Langan – Short film made as part of The Valtari Mystery Film

Experiment, London Film Festival at BFI

INVIDEO 2011, Milan, Italy – The Wilderness, Part 1

2007 Metamorphosis – Oberhausen International Short Film Festival – Principle Prize


Visual Arts Bursaries & Project Funding from The Arts Council of Ireland, & The Irish Film Board

VIDEOFORMES 2014, Prix Videoformes 2014 | Conseil Général du Puy de Dôme

Oberhausen International Film Festival, Germany Premier Prize for Metamorphosis

Fulbright Scholarship to attend Intensive Film Workshop at N.Y.U.