Encouraged by my tutor, Andi Noble, to translate the sketches into lino cuts, I did, et voila, the expo that you see today. I hope that you enjoy them.
I am intrigued by the private and personal stories that are suggested by these once-treasured objects and yet unsettled by their abandonment and disposal.
Claire trained as an artist at Middlesex University and takes her inspiration from nature and the natural environment.
Enhanced detail is a key component of my work, allowing the viewer a lingering gaze at what is frequently hidden or eclipsed by the seemingly ever increasing pace of life.
In my work I aim to convey emotional interest without sentimentality. Since I was a child, painting has been an important means of expression.
I've retained that fondness for candid portraits, while developing a liking for more abstract shots and in recent years, pictures of place.