Eimear Conyard is a BA graduate of the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, an MA Graduate of the Glasgow School of Art and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from the University of Central England.

Eimear was a lecturer in the Jewellery and Silversmithing Department at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Canada for three years. Eimear was the Course Director of the National Diploma in Precious Metals and Gemstones at the School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University from 2003 – 08. She became the Manager of the Jewellery and Goldsmithing Skills and Design Course in 2008.

Eimear also worked as a self-employed designer maker for a number of years. Currently, alongside her teaching practice, she works on private commissions and exhibition pieces and has exhibited her work extensively in Ireland, England, Canada, USA, and Europe.