Lauren Bickerdike

HANACS Director, and Ireland creative community and arts institutes engagement Advisor:

Lauren Bickerdike (born 1996) is a Limerick based multimedia artist from Laois, Ireland. She is a graduate of Limerick School of Art and Design where she focused on Sculpture and Combined Media and received a BA Honors Degree in Fine Art.

Lauren has participated and collaborated in recent shows such as: 

  • Inside/ Out, a photography exhibition in Pokhara, Nepal (2021)
  • Sacred and Profane Geometries in Kathmandu, Nepal during a residency under Space A
  • Works on Paper in Rathfarnham Castle in Dublin (2021) 
  • Distanced Domestic in MKII, London (2021), for the Dunamaise Theatre in Laois as part of the national Lasta Arts Festival in Ireland (2021)
  • Art As Message  in theCICA Museum, South Korea (2020)
  • Global Conversations for the 75th United Nations General Assembly based in New York, United States of America (2020)
  • Wall Cafe in the Rua Red Gallery, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland (2020)
  • Suburbs in Rome, Italy under Loosen Art Contemporary Magazine and Gallery (2019)


Curriculum Vitae  

Education: Limerick School of Art and Design, Bachelor Honours Degree in Fine Art (2018)   

Exhibitions, Events & Talks:

2022 –        Athens Open Art, Dim. Eginitou 8, Athens, Greece

2021  –       Inside Out, Gallery 0, Pokhara, Nepal

                   Sacred and Profane Geometries, Bikalapa Art Centre, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

                    #Social, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

                   Works On Paper 2018 -2021, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin, Ireland 

                   Covid Masterpiece: 4, La Fenice, Hong Kong

                   Lasta Arts Festival, Dunamaise Theatre, Portlaoise, Ireland

                   Distanced Domestic, MKII, Co.Curation, London, England

                   Street Photography, Glasgow Gallery of Photography, Glasgow, Scotland

2020 –        Art as Message, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 

                  Global Conversations, United Nations General Assembly, New York,  America

                   Wall Café, Rua Red, Tallaght, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

2019 –        Suburbs, Loosen Contemporary Art Gallery and Magazine, Millepiani, Rome, Italy  

                  Peak Show, The Loft, Limerick, Republic of Ireland  

                  Wake Up! Climate Change, The Wake Up Memorial, Netherlands

                  Hark! Cresson is 40, Winterschool, Grenobles, France  

                  Süden Radio, Radio Papesse, Florence, Italy  

                  Opið Hús, Fellsbraut, Skagaströnd, Iceland  

                  Professional Practise, Artist Talk, Fellsbraut, Skagaströnd, Iceland  

2018 –       Catalyst Audio Tracks, Sonic Arts Research Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland 

                 Flux, Limerick School of Art & Design, Limerick, Republic of Ireland 

Studios & Residencies: 

2021 –    Space A, Kathmandu, Nepal

2019 –    Ormston House, Limerick, Ireland 

               Nes Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland  

2018 –    Out of the Circle Organisation Residency, Cairo, Egypt  


2020 –   Irish Arts Council COVID 19 Response Award 

2018 –   European Cultural Foundation STEP Travel Grant 

                           EUCIDA Travel Award 

Jobs & Volunteering:

Invigilating – EVA International, Limerick, Ireland  (2018)

Installation project – Electric Picnic, Laois, Ireland (2014)


Contact Details:  

Email –   

Website – 

Phone number –  + 353 876243454