Ciara Phillips


Meet the Masters
Ciara Phillips
19 April 2021

Limerick Institute of Technology, LSAD was delighted to host internationally renowned artist Ciara Phillips over a series of talks.  

Ciara Phillips is an established and successful artist and we are delighted to host Ciara to share her career trajectory to date and discussions on the cultural sector. Ciara is working with EVA International It’s not for you we did it : Ciara Phillips  this year and has recently worked on with the Model in Sligo for an upcoming exhibition. CV : Ciara Phillips

Ciara Phillips (b. 1976, Ottawa) is a Canadian/Irish artist. She studied Fine Art at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario (BFA ’00) and completed a Master’s Degree at Glasgow School of Art in 2004. Her work has been exhibited widely in museums and public galleries since 2010 with major exhibitions taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia as part of the Sydney Biennale, Tate Britain in London, and the Benaki Museum in Athens. Phillips has worked on high profile commissions including Every Woman: Dazzle Ship : Ciara Phillips Scotland (2016) commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival and 14 – 18 NOW, and This, looped (2018) a large-scale work for the new V&A building in Dundee. She been artist-in-residence at St John’s College, Oxford, Headlands Centre for the Arts in Marin County, California and at Grafikens Hus in Stockholm. In 2014 she was nominated for the UK’s prestigious Turner Prize 2014 : Ciara Phillips for her ongoing artwork Workshop and in 2020 she was awarded the Queen Sonja Print Award for her work in the field of printmaking. Ciara is very active in community engaged projects.