Clare Foley is a Dublin-based illustrator and comic creator. She released her first comic, ‘La Grande Breteche’ in 2016, followed by ‘Frozen Waste’ (written by Aaron Fever) in 2017, and the ‘Blood Runs Cold’ anthology in 2018 (featuring stories written by Paul Carroll, Gary Moloney, JP Jordan, PJ Holden, and lettered by Paul Carroll, Kevin Keane and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou).
She has been part of a number of collaborative projects including with Linen Hall Library & PRONI, and Alliance Francaise in 2019 + 2021. She is a member of Rogue Comics Ireland, a founding member of Irish Comics. ie, and a member of the Dublin Comic Arts Festival Committee.
Her illustrations have been published on several websites (Headstuff, ICN, The Fem), and her illustration from the ‘Mine Anthology’ in 2017 was featured in The Irish Times. She was awarded ‘Best Artist Published in Ireland’ in the Irish Comic News Awards 2017. She works in traditional media, using watercolour and pencil, sometimes accompanied by hand-lettering.