Clár Tillekens


I’m an American-Irish artist and writer.

My latest work focuses on ancestral lore and transnationalism.

Master of Arts in Photography
University of the West of England
Bristol, UK 2020

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA, USA 2015

2021, NGG Conference: Religion and Heritage, University of Amsterdam + Meertens Institute 


2023, Spectra Poets
2022, Hot Potato, Issue 4
2022, The Drunken Canal, Issue 12
2021, NANSEN Magazine, June newsletter
2020, Royal Photographic Society, July/August 2020 journal (selection of new talent via 6 graduates from British universities)
2020, Bristol 24/7
2020, C 41
2020, Photomonitor
2019, Ain't Bad
2019, Paper Journal
2019, The British Journal of Photography, October Issue, Class of 2019
(selection of new talent via 12 graduates from British universities)

2022, UWE Showcase, Free Range, London, UK
2020, Perspectives on Home. Mother Arts at Centrespace, Bristol, UK
2019–2020, The Royal Photographic Society - (Un)framing our Identities. Chelsea Telephone Exchange, London / HIVE, Blackpool / C-View, Doncaster

2020, Lucy Art Residency, Longlisted
2019, Gomma Grant, Shortlisted