Born in Cork, 1968, Sinéad Lucey studied Fine Art (Painting) at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris. After living and working in Paris for 25 years, she moved to Co. Kilkenny in 2016. In January 2019, she received an MA in Fine Art from the Crawford College of Art and Design in Cork. Her work, largly painting and drawing, with some moving image, focuses on the human experience of space and movement, both real and represented. She has participated in numerous exhibitions in France and Ireland and has taught Drawing and Painting in several 3rd level institutions. Since moving back to Ireland, she has exhibited as an invited artist at Hillsboro Fine Art Gallery, Dublin and is currently shortlisted for the Zurich Portrait Prize 2020.