Landscape and the Natural World are the inspiration for my paintings. Claire works with Oils, Watercolour and Pastel, but her most successful work is with Pastels.
17th May 1937 Born in Kingsbury, Middlesex Art Education
1954 – 58 Studied at Hornsey College of Art
1960 – 1963 Studied Painting at the Royal College of Art
1966 Studied Painting at Accademia di Belle Arti, Perugia, Italy
1972 – 1973 School of Art Education, City of Birmingham Polytechnic, Art Education
1982 – 83 Loughborough College of Art, Nottingham University
Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, ARCA
2007 Major Retrospective, ‘A Life with a View’, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists’ Galleries, Birmingham
Council of Europe Galleries, Strasbourg, France
‘A Life with a View’, a retrospective
Articles published in the Artist Magazine: ‘The Charcoal Forest’ March 2003
Landscape in Pastels January 2009
Other articles in the Artist Magazine and Artist and Illustrators Magazine.