LISA McCLEARY

EDUCATION
2018      Parsons The New School, MFA, New York
2015      University of NSW Art and Design, BFA Honours Degree, Australia
2014      University of NSW Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Australia
2011      Sallynoggin College of Further Education Ireland, Portfolio Course, Ireland 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016      Opened 1m Ago, Palmer Art Projects, Woollahra
2015      #Foreveralone, Palmer Art Projects, Woollahra


EXHIBITIONS

​2018,     The Hybrid of Being, Westbeth Gallery, Chelsea, New York

             Growing Pebbles, SLEEPCENTER, 9 Monroe St, New York  
             MFA Open Studios, Parsons, Greenwich Village, NYC  
             Seattle Erotic Arts Festival, 301 Mercer St, Seattle, WA
             Body Positive, Skybridge, 65 West 11thStreet, NYC
             Flow Wave, 25 E 13th
             Art on 52ndSt, Midtown, New York

2017,     Unsentimental, 25 East 13thStreet, NYC
             Recoded: Strategies of Queer Abstraction, 25 East 13thStreet, NYC
             MFA Open Studios, Parsons, Greenwich Village, NYC
             Between, Skybridge, Eugene Lang, 65 West 11thStreet, NYC
             MFA Open Studios, Parsons, Greenwich Village, NYC
             Wait… What? Yes., 15 Orchard Street, NYC
             The Great Acceleration, 25 East 13thStreet, NYC

2016      Let’s Talk About Sex, 25 East 13th Street, NYC
             MFA Open Studios, Parsons, Lower East Side, NYC

             Are You Ready? 25 East 13th Street, NYC

             Group Sex, Wellington Projects, Redfern
             Internal Affairs, Janet Clayton Gallery
2015      Home @ 375 Gallery, Redfern East
             ThreeFootSquare, Paddington
             UNSW Art & Design Annual, Waterlow Gallery
             The Kangaroo’s Visit, PalazzoVelli, Rome
2014      Mapping and Melting, Waterlow Gallery, UNSW AD
             Expanded Painting, ADSPACE
2013      Mural Collaborative Piece, Project X, Fowler’s Gap
             Spatial investigation, Kudos Gallery
             1200k West, ADSPACE JAM Gallery


RECENT AWARDS
2017      CREGS Summer Institute on Sexuality Scholarship

              Dean’s Travel Grant, Parsons NYC

2016       Finalist in the Young Artist Initiative Award, M. Contemporary
              Dean’s Award, UNSW Art and Design 
2015       Art Scene Annual Painting and Drawing Award, UNSW Art & Design Annual  (Winner)
              Highly Commended Award in the Kudos Award, Kudos Gallery
              Finalist in the Jennifer Burt Award, The Black Box, UNSW AD              
2014       Eckersley’s Painting Award, UNSW Art & Design Annual (Winner)
              Finalist in the Jennifer Burt Award, The Black Box, UNSW AD
              Finalist in the Kudos Award, Kudos Gallery
2013       Scholarship, Project X, Fowler’s Gap
              Dean’s List Certificate, UNSW Art and Design (In recognition of achieving a WAM of 85)


WORKSHOPS

​2018       Performing Off-Scene: Intensive Workshop by Aliza Shvartz, NYC

​              Chiaroscuro: luminosity of the flesh and form by Christian Rex van Minnen, Anderson Ranch, Colorado

RELATED
2016       Co-authored ‘Selfies and Social Activism’ conference paper with Feminist Art Historian Louise Mayhew for Digital Cultures Symposium at

              UNSW Art & Design, Sydney 

              Guest speaker at International Women’s Day Event, The Roundhouse, UNSW      


TEACHING
2018      Teaching Assistant for Bachelor of Fine Arts Core 6 Course under Anthony Graves, Parsons NYC
2017      Teaching Assistant for Bachelor of Fine Arts Core 5 Course under Andrea Ray, Parsons NYC