Ceara Conway

Ceara Conway is an independent award-winning contemporary vocal and visual artist.
She creates experiential compositions and performance works that utilise song,
testimonies, texts and forms of visual art (photography, sculpture and video) to
explore social issues such as migration, the ecological crisis and feminist concerns.
She has a specific interest in the conceptual use of traditional and contemporary
lament as a way to explore at how we, as individuals, communities and societies
express and experience loss and grief in response to social and humanistic issues.
Ceara has shown and performed work widely internationally and in Ireland, including
Fine Art Museum, Florida (2024), Stable Gallery, Washington (2023), the Katzen Arts
Centre, Washington (2019), the Barbican, UK, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Irish Museum
of Modern Art (2017), Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum (2015), Galway Arts Centre and
the National Gallery of Ireland (2019).
Select works include Weathering with Mary Wycherley and composer Jurgen Simpson
(2023), CAOIN (2022), GOL with Brú Theatre (2021), Bealtaine Festival ‘Of Scent and
Song (2021), Viriditas, Galway ECOC & Saolta Arts (2020), Dóchas/Hope, Oireachtas
na Gaeilge & Waterways Ireland (2019). The Feminist Supermarket, Ormston House,
(2021), Pocahontas Opera House Residency, West Virginia, USA (2022 & 23).