Cléa van der Grijn


Cléa van der Grijn is a visual artist, film maker and writer based in Sligo. She employs various media in her practice, including site-specific installation, experimental film, large format photography, sculpture, drawing and painting.


Van der Grijn has been exhibiting to considerable acclaim for over twenty five years in public and private art galleries in Ireland, Britain, Italy and the USA.  Van der Grijn’s 2019 film JUMP was selected for a number of film festivals including ARFF Amsterdam Film Festival, The WRPN Women’s International Film Festival and The Oakland Short Film Festival and won awards at the International New York Film Festival and the OAXACA Film Festival, Mexico. In 2021 JUMP was acquired by the Irish Museum of Modern Art for their permanent collection. Van der Grijn’s work is represented in many other private and public art collections including the Office of Public Works, The Arts Council of Ireland, Carton House, Bank of Ireland, AIB Bank, The Gate Theatre, Bord Gáis and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.