About Ailbhe Greaney

Ailbhe Greaney was born in 1979 in Galway, Ireland. She holds a B.A. (Hons) Degree in Communication Studies from Dublin City University and an MFA with Distinction, in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts, New York. She is the recipient of the Fulbright Award 2000, Aaron Siskind Memorial Scholarship 2000, SVA MFA Chairman’s Award 2000, SVA Graduate Assistantship 2001-2003, The Arts Council of Ireland Visual Arts Bursary 2006 and Travel Award 2012. She has worked as a Curatorial Intern under Jennifer Blessing at the Guggenheim Museum New York, as Editorial Assistant at Blind Spot Magazine New York, and as Advanced Digital Imaging Artist with Lux Imaging, New York. She is Lecturer in Photography at Ulster University’s Belfast School of Art since 2007 and Course Director of the MFA Photography Degree since 2013. Her work has been published and exhibited both nationally and internationally. Most recently, she has spoken at the Tate Modern Conference “Fast Forward: Women In Photography” and exhibited work from a residency at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, during Paris Photo 2015