For Biographical information and Artist's Statement, go to the "About" button above.
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Résumé of the artist's CV (you may need to re-title the download for your files)


2002 MFA in Painting: City University New York (CUNY), Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, USA
1986: Graduate Diploma in Art Education, with Credit:  National College of Art & Design (NCAD), Dublin, Ireland
1985: BFA In Fine Print; complements in 20th Century Art History and Film Studies: NCAD, Dublin, Ireland
1977: Foundation in Studio Art & Graphic Design: Crawford College of Art , Cork City, Ireland

EXHIBITIONS on now and coming up in 2018:  

  • April 15–June 17: New Beginnings, Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock NY. Cur. Christie Scheele. 
  • May 12–August 25: The Instructor's Show, The Robert Angeloch Gallery at The Woodstock School of Art (WSA), Woodstock, NY. Cur. Eric Angeloch, Board of Advisors, Woodstock School of Art. Reception, Saturday, May 12, 3–5 PM
  • June 9: HFA Artist residency at WAAM, Tinker St. Woodstock, NY.
  • July 15-August 30: Solo Portrait show at Oriole 9, Tinker St. Woodstock, NY. Precise dates TBA.



  • Wissen/Schaffen, The Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study), Grunewald, Berlin, Germany. Two person show with Susan Ossman.


  • Untitled, The Falcon (Gallery @ TheFalcon), Marlboro, New York 
  • Structure / Nature , Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties NY. Curated by Jen Dragon—with Mary Ann Erickson


  • Untitled , Oriole 9 , Tinker St. Woodstock, featured work done during Claire's residency at the Woodstock Public Library. Curated by Nancy and Lenny Kislin—with Lynne Friedman
  • Home Towns , the South Tipperary Art Center (STAC) , Clonmel, Ireland—in addition to STAC, the exhibition was  supported by a joint initiative of Failte Ireland, Ireland Local Authorities, and IPB insurance


  • Eye of the Beholder , The Uptown Gallery, Kingston, NY. 
  • The OM Center, Omaha, NE. Cur. Roxanne Wach


  • Go Said The Bird , The Kleinert / James Art Center, Woodstock - with Joan Ades



  • New Beginnings, Gallery Lev Shalem, Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Woodstock NY. Cur. Christie Scheele. 


  • The Instructor's Show , The Robert Angeloch Gallery at The Woodstock School of Art (WSA), Woodstock, NY. Cur. Eric Angeloch, Board of Advisors, Woodstock School of Art.
  • A Portrait Gallery , Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY, features "Hometown" (42 portraits) by Claire Lambe—Invitational
  • Far & Wide, 8th Annual Regional Exhibition at the Woodstock Artists Association Museum (WAAM). Juried by Jason Rosenfeld, Distinguished Professor of Art History at Marymount Manhattan College, and co-curator of Rivercrossings (2015) at Cedar Grove Olana
  • About Face , The Alliance Gallery, Narrowsburg, NY. Cur. Rock Pinciotti—Invitational


  • Shifting Ecologies II , The Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY. Cur. Marianne Van Lent, artist—Invitational
  • Convergence: Instructors & their students, a collaboration of Mill Street Loft and the Woodstock School of Art Mill St. Loft Gallery 45, Poughkeepsie, NY.  
  • The Instructor's Show , The Robert Angeloch Gallery at WSA, Woodstock, NY. Cur. Eric Angeloch
  • Graphic Design for Theatre , The Byrdcliffe Theater, Woodstock, NY.
  • Being Human , Arts Society of Kingston (ASK), Kingston, NY. Cur. Barbara Esmark—Invitational
  • Art About Water , multiple venue exhibition, Newburgh, NY. Exhibition Center, New York, United States. Cur. Gerardo Castro
  • Peace and Justice, The Muroff-Kotler Gallery, SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge, NY. Juried by Elisa Pritzer


  • The October show , Woodstock Artists Association Museum (WAAM), Woodstock NY. Honorable Mention. Juried by Linda Hubbard, owner Riverwinds Gallery, Beacon, NY
  • In the Realm of the Senses , Main Gallery. WAAM, Woodstock. Juried by Judy Sigunik          
  • The Instructor's Show , The Robert Angeloch Gallery at WSA, Woodstock, NY. Cur. Eric Angeloch     
  • Roadkill , The Athens Cultural Center, Athens NY. Group show. Cur. Tim Watkins—Invited to create a site-specific installation        
  • Endangered , Main Gallery, WAAM, Woodstock. Juried Sevan Melikyan, director of The Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY       
  • Small Works , Founder's Gallery, WAAM, Woodstock. Juried Carla Goldberg    
  • New World, Saugerties, NY. Cur. Lenny Kislin—Three-person Exhibition


  • Black & White . The Robert Angeloch Gallery, WSA, Woodstock, NY. Juried by Peik Larson
  • Painting & Drawing, The Gallery at Newtownbarry House, Co. Wexford, Ireland. Cur. Anya from Gosseln- invitational
  • The Instructor's Show , The Robert Ange Loch Gallery, ESC, Woodstock, NY. Cur. Eric Angeloch


  • Hudson Valley Artists 2012 , The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, The State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz, NY. Cur. Linda Weintraub.
  • Water , The Muroff Kotlar Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY Ulster, NY. Cur. Portia Munson.


  • Cowgirls of the Hudson, The Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY. Cur. Richard Timperio.


  • The Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, NY
  • College Art Association New York MFA candidates. Cur. Dr. Jack Flam of the Daedalus Foundation. Hunter College Times Square Gallery, Manhattan, NYC.  


  • Grogan's Annual, S. William St, Dublin, Ireland


  • Irish National Portrait Award Exhibition , Arnott's, Dublin. Juried by Carey Clarke, RHA
  • Grogan's Annual, S. William St, Dublin, Ireland  


  • Irish National Portrait Award Exhibitio n, Arnott's, Dublin Arnott's, Dublin. Juried by Carey Clarke, RHA
  • Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) Gallery, Dublin 


  • NCAD Decade Show , Guinness Hop Store, (Dublin Catalog)


  • The Aegean Studio, Paros, Greece
  • Arks Award Winners show, Bank of Ireland Gallery, Baggot St., Dublin—Invitational

AWARDS / HONORS / Residencies 

2018 Habitat for Artists (AIR), Woodstock Artists Association Museum 

2015 Travel Grant Awarded from the Community Tourism Diaspora Initiative: a joint initiative of Failte Ireland, Local

        Authorities Ireland and IPB insurance.

2015 Woodstock Public Library, Woodstock, NY. Artist-in-Residence
2014 Woodstock Artists Association Museum (WAAM), Woodstock NY. The October show, Honorable Mention     
2002 The Tedi and Orville Moyes Award for Painting, CUNY Brooklyn, NY        
1994 St. Mary's of Donnybrook, Dublin, Ireland, Recognition for excellence in Art Education 
1885 Arks Advertising, Dublin, Ireland, award for printmaking
1976 Alfred Bird & Company LTD. Ireland, 1st & 2nd Prize in Irish National Art Competition

The following downloadable PDF links include the review below from the Woodstock Times and are to do with an exhibition  entitled "Eye of the Beholder" in 2014 - downloads will need to be renamed for filing.

Kingston Review - Uptown show 2014-  A+.pdf        Woodstock Times_Review w Color illustration.pdf

Claire Lambe

- Curriculum Vitae



The Falcon, Marlboro, NY

The South Tipperary Museum, Clonmel, Ireland

Compassion Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska

The Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

Arks Advertising LTD. Ireland
Bank of Ireland PLC. Ireland

Alfred Bird & Company. Ireland       

Private Collections in the USA, Canada, and Europe


2017 Ossman, Susan. Allegra Lab - photographic essay on Wissen/Schaffen: From Fieldwork to Exhibition.
2016 Gallo Farrell, Barbara. 
The Poughkeepsie Journal, June 29 edition Enjoy Section: " Portrait of the Artist."


  • "Woods, Lynn. Almanac Weekly , June 9 edition profile titled" The Many Faces of Claire Lambe.Illustrated
  • Editorial, The Woodstock Times , March 31 edition for Structure / Nature show. Illustrated

2015 Smart, Paul. The Woodstock Times , October 22 ed. On exhibition at Oriole 9.  Illustrated

  • Woods, Lynn. Almanac Weekly , October 16 ed. On  Portrait / Landscape  show at Oriole 9 in Woodstock
  • Wynne, Eamon. The Nationalist (Ireland), August 23 print ed. Re Hometowns exhibition. Illustrated
  • Snow, Violet. The Woodstock Times, February 12 ed."Painting Woodstock." Illustrated
  • Medenbach, Deborah. Ulster Magazine, January / February ed. P 20-26 Profiles Harrison / Lambe. Illustrated

2014 Smart, Paul. The Woodstock Times, Sept 4 ed. "Lambe's Eye," review for solo show,  Eye of the

        Beholder, at the Uptown Gallery, Kingston, NY. Illustrated

  •  Almanac Weekly Sept 4 edition, editorial, for Eye of the Beholder
  •  Woods, Lynn. The Kingston Times, Sept 11 edition, review for Eye of the Beholder.  Illustrated
  •  Smart Paul. The Woodstock Times, March 6 edition, mention for the exhibition Heads at NWHC Co.

2013 Flanagan, Sharyn. The Woodstock Times, June 27 edition, article on La Primavera , a work-shop

        conceived and taught by Claire Lambe at the Woodstock School of Art. Illustrated

2012 Haider, Faheem. Chronogram August edition for Hudson Valley Artists 2012 exhibition at the Samuel Dorsky   

        Museum of Art. Illustrated

  •  Marston-Reid, Linda. President of Arts MidHudson, Poughkeepsie Journal, August 17 edition "Enjoy"

        Section for Hudson Valley Artists 2012

  •  De Rossa, Donatella. Roll Magazine August edition, for Hudson Valley Artists 2012: Dear Mother 

        Nature ... An interview with exhibition curator Linda Weintraub in Which Weintraub distinguished Lambe

        as one of the four artists who "provided a vivid example of the diversity guiding my curatorial decisions." 

        Lambe's exhibit was also mentioned in the October ed. "After the Storm.Illustrated

  •  Seckel, Cornelia Art Times Journal July / August edition, "Culturally Speaking" section: Review with praise

        For Lambe's Set Design for the play Hedgerow Specimen, a Woodstock Players production

  •  The Woodstock Times  June: for the play Hedgerow Specimen, illustration by Claire Lambe

2010: Editorial. The Woodstock Times  February for Go Said The Bird exhibition. Illustrated
1991: McLaughlin, Brigid. The Sunday Independent (Irish national newspaper), Art News, December. Favorable mention

        of Grogan's Annual Art Exhibition        

  •  O'Hara, Sarah. "Magical Portraits." The Evening Press (Irish national newspaper): on Lambe's submission to the Irish National Portrait Exhibition. Illustrated


2012 - Present: Roll Magazine  of arts magazine serving the Hudson Valley. Contributing writer / art 

        Commentator. The above link will take you to Claire Lambe's archive in the magazine - so, at the 

        bottom of this résumé, is a list of her own favorite essays, linked to th eir texts . *


2013-Present: The Woodstock School of Art (WSA): Instructor in drawing and painting

2014: State University of New York, Sullivan County. Visiting Artist
2004-07: Woodstock Day School: electives in Art History, Film Appreciation, and Studio Art
1986-96: St Kilian's Deutsche Schule (Euro Campus), Clonskeagh, Dublin, Ireland: Studio Art; Art History; Portfolio

         Prep. Claire Lambe designed the school logo which is still in use today
1989-92: Dublin Tutorial Center (DTC), Dublin, Ireland: A-Level Art and Art History, Portfolio Adviser. DTC is an

        accredited "A Level" center for all examining boards in the UK


2010-2014: The Woodstock Players, company co-founder and resident designer


The Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock NY.

The Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY.