Róisín Loughrey is a filmmaker and artist. She has a studio practice based in the Leitrim Sculpture Centre in Manorhamilton, in the North West of Ireland.
She has exhibited internationally at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; V&A Museum of Childhood (MoC), London; SmartLab International Symposium, London; Independent Exposure, Seattle/San Francisco/Anchorage/Houston and Film Expo Texas. She has won many international awards for her films including the prestigious Silver Dove at the Leipzig International Film Festival. She has recently been shortlisted for the 2014 ICCL Human Rights Film Award for her latest film The Room.
She received a Masters degree from the National College of Art and Design for the two year MA Art in the Digital World.
She lives in North Leitrim with her husband and two children.