​TRUDI VAN DER ELSEN is a contemporary multi-media artist, based in Co. Clare since 2004. Her practice includes painting, drawing, installation work, performance and lens-based media. She has exhibited regularly both nationally and internationally.
Recent exhibitions have included: RHA Annual, Dublin, Ireland (2020),‘Notes From A Digital Sea’ at the BCA Gallery, Ireland (2020). ‘XR-Extended Reality’ Toledo, Spain (2019), inclusion in the ‘National Self Portrait Collection’ at The Bourne Vincent, Ireland (2018), ‘Songlines’ at Punt WG, Amsterdam in (2012), selection for the RUA Belfast Annual (2015 &2017), and ‘Komplizen’, Ostrale 013 Dresden (2013). Her work has been supported by the Arts Council of Holland, as well as Culture Ireland and Clare County Council. Her work is in private and public collections internationally, and in Ireland collected by the OPW and Clare County Council. In addition to her work as an artist she has also been the curator of the Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon from (2009-2016).