Léann Herlihy is an artist and researcher based in Dublin. The methodological fulcrum of their practice pivots around academic studies in queer theory and feminist epistemologies which they utilise in tandem with live action, performance, video, sculpture and text.
Originally from Waterford, Herlihy holds a MA in Gender Studies from University College Dublin and a BA in Sculpture, Performance and Spatial Awareness from the University of Arts Poznań. Select solo exhibitions include Beyond Survival School Bus, Dublin Fringe Festival ; the middle of nowhere, Project Arts Centre, Dublin ; STUNTMAN, ]performance s p a c e[, London . Select group shows include TIDING, ]performance s p a c e[ London ; Slow Sunday, Artsadmin, London ; Foreign Bodies, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw . Select workshops include Making Connections: Spring Survival School, Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, Dublin .
Léann Herlihy is the recipient of the Arts Council of Ireland’s Next Generation Artists Award , Visual Arts Bursary  & Agility Award  as well as a Temple Bar Gallery + Studios Alumni Artist [Project Studio 2021-22].