John Lillis is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Ennistymon in Co.Clare.  He works primarily in the areas of recording, music, folklore and event production.
He holds a MA from University of Limerick in Music Technology, and has level 8 and 9 qualifications from LIT in Art Therapy and Jungian Psychology and Art, The Psyche and Creative Imagination respectively.
John is registered with the Teaching Council of Ireland, and has delivered workshops and lectures at all levels of education.  His practice incoroporates  community, youth engagement and creative expression.
John was a recipient of The Choice Music Award for Best Album (2017), as part of the socially engaged musical 3-piece Rusangano Family.  He has performed at such showcase events and festivals as SXSW in Texas (2016), Luminato in Toronto (2017), Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris (2018), the PEOPLE festival in Berlin (2018) and the Dublin Fringe Festival (2017).  His work has been featured in the Irish Times, NPR and the BBC.  He is currently working on two commissioned pieces, supported by the Clare Arts Office and glór, and funded by Creative Ireland (2021).