Graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree from the Crawford College of Art and Design in 2007. She was awarded the Eli Lilly Purchase Prize 2007, The Ernst and Young Award 2007 and was the recipient of the Countess Markievicz Gold Medal for Painting from the Dublin Arts Society in 2004. Her work is in the collections of Eli Lilly, The University Dental School and Hospital, Cork, The Cork Institute of Technology and The Capella Castlemartyr Hotel, Co. Cork. Mary is currently exhibiting at The Royal Dublin Society Student Art Awards Exhibition in Dublin.
Aidan Dunne wrote in The Irish Times 27th June 2007 Mary Clancy has already made a breakthrough. Her small, precisely articulated, representational paintings are as multi-faceted as cut glass, opening out into complex spatial worlds. They are altogether there, accomplished by any standard.
First solo show, In Tempo Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin, 2008.
Solo show, Solar Gain, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin, 2009
Royal Dublin Society Art Student Awards Exhibition, Dublin, 2007
Recent Grads Show, Joan Clancy Gallery, Ring, Co. Waterford, 2007
The Fledglings Exhibition, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, 2007.
2’ Square Exhibition, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, 2008.
Bryan Smyth Selects, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, 2008
Kinsale Arts Week, 2008
Outlaw Studios, Art Trail Cork, 2008
Winter Gallery Show, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin, 2009
Out of Stock, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin, 2010
Summer Exhibition, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, 2010
Not the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Paul Kane Gallery, Dublin, 2010
Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem Cultural Legacy Exhibition, Joan Clancy Gallery, July 2010
Eli Lilly, Cork
Cork Institute of Technology
Ernst & Young, Dublin
Capella Castlemartyr Hotel, Co. Cork
University Dental School and Hospital, Cork