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

ELIZIUM, Sarah Walker Gallery 
A New Dawn Fades
, Golden Thread Gallery

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
itratti Di Poesia, Poetry Festival, Rome
Physical Cinema Festival,
Bio Paradis, Reykjavk, Iceland
Of Music and Making , Solstice Gallery, Navan Ireland
Moving Women, Magda Danysz Gallery. Group Exhibition
Shaping Ireland - The National Gallery of Ireland

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
nner 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, Singapore Biennale 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 
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 & Screenings        

Flight from the City (2015), Artists' International Film Festival, Tromsø Kunstforening, Norway
The Heart of a Tree (2020), Image Ouverte Festival , The Window, Paris
The Heart of a Tree
(2020), CINEDANS Festival, Film Eye Museum, Amsterdam                                             

Wild Haven, 
The Art Childrens Centre Dublin
Future Primal (2018), PhotoIreland Festival, Dublin


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 World, 'The 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

Metamorphosis, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Principle Prize


RHA 192nd Annual Exhibition, Winner of The Progressive Vision Curtin O' Donoghue Photography 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.