• Woodstock Portraits, the Woodbury Library, Highland Mills, NY. Solo show


  • Friends & Neighbors, show of portraits at Oriole 9, Tinker St. Woodstock, NY.  Solo show.


  • 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. Solo. 
  • Structure / Nature , Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties NY. Curated by Jen Dragon—with Mary Ann Erickson


  • Woodstock Portraits, 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



  • 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.
  • Go Figure, Olive Free Library, Olive, NY. Four person show curated by Linda Lynton.


  • 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. 
  • The Sky's the Limit, Olive Free Library, Olive, NY. Show juried by Robert Langdon. Cur. Linda Lynton
  • South Tipperary Arts Centre (STAC) 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Clonmel, Ireland. 


  • A Portrait Gallery , Wired Gallery, High Falls, NY, features "Hometown" (42 portraits) by Claire Lambe—Invitational
  • The Instructor's Show, The Robert Angeloch Gallery at The Woodstock School of Art (WSA), Cur. Eric Angeloch
  • 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.  
  • 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        
  • 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 Exhibition, Bank of Ireland Gallery, Baggot St., Dublin—Invitational


2018  Olive Free Library, Olive, NY - summer exhibition: The Sky's the Limit. Awarded "Best in Show" for painting.

2018  Habitat for Artists, Woodstock Artists Association Museum. Artist-in-Residence

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  City University of NY Brooklyn, NY. The Tedi and Orville Moyes Award for Painting.         
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 by Paul Smart from the Woodstock Times about the 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


- Curriculum Vitae

Download this short PDF Résumé of the artist's CV 



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, Australia, and Europe


Click Here for Reviews and Bibliography, and see clipping below.


2013-Present: The Woodstock School of Art (WSA): Instructor in Portraiture and Portfolio Development

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 Development.  
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 Artists' Association Museum (WAAM)

The Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY.


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 
1978:  Foundation in Studio Art & Graphic Design: Crawford College of Art , Cork City, Ireland​