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Selected Exhibitions & Shows (major solo shows in bold type) 2013, ‘The Reign of Strange’, Launch party, The Chocolate Factory, Dublin 2013, ‘Dreams Dreamed with Open Eyes’, Olivetto, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin 2013, ‘The Ort of Ross O’Carroll-Kelly’, The Powerscourt Centre, Dublin 2012, Ma: Authorial Practice in Illustration: Selected works, Royal Cornwall Museum, Cornwall, England 2011, Ma: Authorial Practice in Illustration, Graduate show, Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall England 2011, ‘Graphics Unleashed’, Blue Leaf Gallery Project Space, Dublin, Group Show 2010, ‘The Loons Have Looned Their Last’, The Back Loft, Dublin 2010, ‘The Castaway and other works’ Studio Weichselplatz, Berlin, 2009, ‘Eigse’ Arts Festival, Carlow , Ireland, invited artist 2009, ‘Secret Wars’ & ‘Offset 2009’, Live Drawing Events, Dublin 2009, ‘Peep Show’, Monster Truck Gallery Dublin, invited artist 2008, ‘Inkling’ The Back Loft Gallery, group show (also curated) 2008, ‘The Nine Points of Roguery’, Capital Culture Gallery, Covent Garden, London 2008, ‘Three Surprises and a Miracle’, Dublin Fringe Festival, live drawing event and solo show 2008, ’The Night Trouser’, Winding Stair Bookshop, Dublin, solo show 2007, ’The Garden Party’, Live Drawing Event, Meath 2007, ’Candy Karaoke’, Monster Truck Gallery, invited artist. 2007, ‘Untitled... Unsure, Undreamed of , Unpossible’, Unctuous, Piedescalso Art Cafe, Dublin, solo show 2006, ‘An Assortment of Madnesses’, The Back Loft Gallery, Dublin, Solo show 2006, Exhibition of original artwork from ‘Irish Tales of Mystery and Magic’, The Kenny Gallery, Galway 2006, ‘PSP and Me’, FilmBase, Temple Bar, invited artist 2005 ‘Selection Box’, The Back Loft Gallery, group show 2004, ‘P is for Poetry’, exhibition of original illustrations from ‘Something Beginning with P’, Town Hall, Dun Laoghaire. 2004, Galway Arts Festival, Live Drawing Event and Outdoor Show, Galway 2003, ‘Hung, Drawn and Quartered’, The Kenny Gallery, Galway, group show 2002, Bologna Book Fair –Illustrators Exhibition Selection, Itibashi Art Museum Tokyo and The Art Institute of Chicago. 2001, Bologna Book Fair –Illustrators Exhibition, Bologna Italy Alan Clarke’s work is held in numerous private collections and galleries, his work has also been commissioned by, among others: Body and Soul Festival, The Irish Times, The Sunday Tribune, The Irish Literary Review, Hotpress Magazine, RTE, The Eden Project, North-South Books, Transworld Publishing, Penguin Books, The O’Brien Press, Childrens’ Books Ireland, Mercier Press, The Candy Collective, Sony, The Eden Project, Kelloggs, Meteor, The Sunday Business Post, Inis, The Abbey Theatre, The Ark, The Olympia Theatre, Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Library Council, Landmark Productions, The Small Print, The Liberties Press, The International Board on Books for Young People, Oxfam. Member of Visual Artists Ireland, and The Illustrators Guild of Ireland


Alan Clarke Selected Portfolio