B. 1999, Galway, Ireland | Lives and works in Dublin, Ireland
Email : laurenconway1999@gmail.com 
RHA Graduate Studio  2022-Present
2021   IADT, Dun Laoghaire, BA Art, Ireland 
2020  University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland 

Solo Exhibitions
2022   A Great Public Meeting, The Dock, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim IR, Curated by Ruth Carroll
2021    Karen, Ormond Art Studios, Dublin IR
2020  Testing, Taideyliopiston Kuvataideatemia, Helsinki, FI 

Two Person
2024 Things Changed, Lauren Conway, with special guest, Damon Conway, window feature,  Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin

Group Exhibitions
2023   LOCKJAW, Ranelagh Arts Centre, Curated by Shaista Sosrowardoyo
2023   193rd RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin IE
2023   Tooth, DIVA Dun Laoghaire, Dublin IE 
2023   Remembering the Future, Visual Carlow, Curated by Benjamin Stafford, Carlow IE
2022   192nd RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin IE
2021    Return to Disintegration - Periodical Review 11, Pallas Projects and Studios, Selected by Sheena Barrett, Alice Butler, Mark Cullen, Gavin Murphy, Dublin IE 
2021    RDS Visual Arts Awards, RHA Gallery, curated by Vera Klute, Dublin IE
2021    191st RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin IE
2021    Rendering New Realities - Access and Alterity, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin IE
2021    A Great Public Meeting, IADT On Show, IADT, Dublin IE
2021    High Heart: In the Making, Pallas Projects, Dublin IE
2020   cruxx.project, Rathmichael Woods, Dublin IE 
2020  Under the seams runs the pain, Ex Club x Ex Lab, Online Programme, Helsinki FI
2020  CIACLA Contemporary Irish Arts Center Los Angeles, Online Program, Santa Monica, CA USA  
2019   How’s Your Da?, MLV Studios, Dublin IE
2018   Art Yeah? 2, KAVA Art Gallery, Galway IE
2018   Perceived Dimensions, IMMA, Dublin IE
2017   Art Yeah?, KAVA art Gallery, Galway IE 
2016   The Conditions of others,  Red Bird Youth Collective w/Siobhan McGibbon, Galway Arts Centre, Galway IE      
2016   Agitating space, Red Bird youth Collective w/ Ruby Wallis, Gerald Glynn, Roisin Coyle, Galway Arts Centre, Galway IE
2014   Before I Fade away‘, Red Bird youth Collective w/ Maeve Clancy, Galway Arts Centre , Galway IE


2022 Bursary Award, Arts Council of Ireland, IE 
2022 Longlisted, Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, UK 
2021 RHA Graduate Studio Award, IE 
2021 Agility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, IE 
2021 Shortlisted RDS Visual Art Awards, IE
2021 The Dock/IADT Student Award, IE 
2021 Emerging Artist Bursary Dun Laoghaire County Council, IE 
2020  Shortlisted, Science Gallery Dublin Rapid Residency, IE 

Colaiste Einde, Galway
Private Collections

2022 DLR Lexicon, Library Interventions, Q4 Local Radicals, Featured Artist 

2022 DLR Lexicon, Creator and Facilitator, Buildings Through Drawings, Childrens Workshop
2022 The Douglas Hyde, Creator and Facilitator, TY Festival. Drawing workshop
2022 PS2 Belfast, Creator and Facilitator, Open Communal Shared drawing March, Online Event
2021   Gallery Assistant, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
2019   Workshop Assistant Baboro, Ballybane Library, Galway 
2017/18  Class rep, 1st Year Art IADT, Dublin
2017   Exam Diarist, Irish Times, Dublin

Residencies/Project Groups 
2022/23 RHA Graduate Studio Award, IE
2020/21 National Forum of Teaching and Learning Student Associate 
2020/21 Member, Douglas Hyde Student Forum iii
2020  Far from the Tree workshop w/Fergus Feehily, Uni Arts Helsinki
2018   Perceived Dimensions residency (IADT), Irish Museum of Modern Art
2018   Young Art writers programme, the RHA in collaboration with Temple Bar Gallery and Studios 

2021   Tour and Artist talk on exhibition Karen, Ormond Art Studios to IADT BA Students 
2020  Interview trí Gaeilge, Radio Rí Rá w/Louise Bryne  
2018   Reading,  Dublin Art Book fair (Nov 2018) RHA young Art writers Zine launch, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
2018/17  Open Day Presentation, School of Visual Art IADT. Presentation of recent work and research notebooks 
2016  Artist Talk w/ Ruby Wallis, Gerald Glynn, Roisin Coyle, Extending Architecture GAC 
2016  Presentation to the National Youth Council of Ireland Red Bird recent projects

2021 RDS Visual Art Awards - meet the next generation of Irish art, RTE News, 23 Nov 2021
2021 ENVISIONING: RDS VISUAL ART AWARDS 2021, Totally Dublin, Nov 15, 2021
2021 The RDS Arts Awards can launch careers, but what about the art of rejection? Gemma Tipton, The Irish Times, Nov 6 2021
2020 Unable to Exhibit Indoors, Artists Mock-Up Gentrified Ring Forts and More in the Mountains, Claudia Dalby, The Dublin InQuirer, 21 April 2020

2021  Clement Weather Conditions, response to the work of Eimear Walshe, Bloomers Magazine Issue 7: Ring Out Wild Bells
2018  RHA Young Art Writers zine response to the work of Karen Conway Placating Sychophantic Art Consumerism 
2018  Heed to the Mound, response to the work of Emma Brennan Bloomers issue 2: The Living Mountain  

2020  Rollerblading, Ingrid K Bjørnalli, Kallio Free Art Space, Helsinki FI
2020  The Monkey Went, Samuel Thompson Plant, Kallio Free Art Space, Helsinki FI
2020  What’s the Time Mr Wolf?, Samuel Thompson Plant, Helsinki FI