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Clement McAleer

Clement McAleer was born in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is a member of the Royal Ulster Academy and an award-winning artist. He studied Fine Art at Canterbury College of Art (1972-75) and the Royal College of Art, London (1975-78). He then settled in Liverpool and was based in a studio there until 2003 when he moved back to Northern Ireland and joined Queen Street Studios in Belfast. Having exhibited extensively in Dublin, Belfast, London and abroad, his work has steadily entered public and corporate collections including the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), Ulster Museum (Belfast), the Arts Councils of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the European Parliament (Brussels).

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Clement McAleer was born in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He is a member of the Royal Ulster Academy and an award-winning artist. He studied Fine Art at Canterbury College of Art (1972-75) and the Royal College of Art, London (1975-78). He then settled in Liverpool and was based in a studio there until 2003 when he moved back to Northern Ireland and joined Queen Street Studios in Belfast. Having exhibited extensively in Dublin, Belfast, London and abroad, his work has steadily entered public and corporate collections including the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), Ulster Museum (Belfast), the Arts Councils of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the European Parliament (Brussels).

EDUCATION

  • 1972-75 Canterbury College of Art, Canterbury
  • 1975-78 Royal College of Art, London

AWARDS

  • 1978 J Andrew Lloyd Award for Landscape Painting (RCA)
  • 1978 John Moores Liverpool Exhibition XI (Prizewinner)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2016 Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland
  • 2014 - 2006 Gordon gallery, Derry, N. Ireland
  • 2014 - 1985 Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland 2012 Hamilton Gallery, Sligo, Ireland
  • 2009 - 1993 Art First, London, England
  • 1985 - 1979 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, England
  • 1983 - 1982 Paton Gallery, London, England
  • 1999 View Gallery, Liverpool Monaghan County Museum, Ireland
  • 1995 Aldeburg Festival, Aldeburg, England Ainscough Gallery, Liverpool, England
  • 1993 Midlands Contemporary Art, Birmingham, England
  • 1992 Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, England
  • 1991 Midlands Contemporary Art, Birmingham, England
  • 1990 Sligo Arts Festival, Sligo, Ireland Narrow Water Gallery, Co. Down, N. Ireland John Clare Series, University of Liverpool, England
  • 1987 The Winchester Gallery (touring exhibition) Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, England Worcester City Art Gallery, England
  • 1983 Milton Keynes Exhibition Gallery, England
  • 1981 Tom Caldwell Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

COLLECTIONS

  • Allied Irish Bank Amersham International Arthur Anderson & Co.
  • Arts Council of Great Britain
  • Arts Council of Northern Ireland
  • AXA Insurance
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • BUPA
  • City Hospital, Belfast
  • Davies, Wallis, Foyster (Solicitors)
  • Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland)
  • European Parliament (Brussels)
  • Granada Television
  • IBM United Kingdom
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
  • Littlewoods
  • Organisation Lombard and Ulster Malthouse & Co. (Chartered Accountants)
  • Office of Public Works
  • Royal College of Art
  • The Royal Liverpool Hospital
  • The Royal Victoria Hospital
  • Ulster Museum
  • Ulster Television
  • Unilever Ltd.
  • University of Liverpool
  • Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
  • Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead 
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Selected Recognitions

  • Member of the Royal Ulster Academy
  • Award-winning artist
  • Works in many public and corporate collections, including Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), Ulster Museum (Belfast), the Arts Councils of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the European Parliament (Brussels).