A multidisciplinary artist, Clare's playful approach and obsession with colour is apparent in all her work. Delighting and unsettling viewers simultaneously, her art explores the intriguing duality of attraction and repulsion. 

Works & Exhibitions


The Invisibility Tardis Shed of Navel Contemplation, interactive collaboration with Adriano DiGaudio; Art School Allotment, RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, 22nd - 26th July 2015, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

LOVE showcase 28th November 2013 - March 2014,  THE ATKINSON, Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB

Art School Allotment, Whitworth Weekender, 30th August - 1st September 2013, Art in the Park, Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester

Art School Allotment, RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, 25th - 28th July 2013, Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Window Showcase, 1st February - 31st March 2013, Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales

To The Letter, 26th January - 13th April 2013, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, 4-7th October 2012, Spinningfields, Manchester

The Craft Market @ TENT, London Design Festival 2012

‘Physicality’, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester, May-July 2012

Jewellery Showcase, Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool, April- July 2012

‘Cultivate’, Bluecoat Display Centre Liverpool, Nov 2011-Jan 2012

Craft Guerilla @ Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate, November 2011

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester October 2011 & 2012

Origin, London Design Week, September 2011

One Year On, Islington Design Centre, July 2011

‘The Walking Dead’ (solo), Manchester Craft and Design Centre, May-Aug 2011

Window Showcase, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, May-July 2011

‘Great Northern Graduate’ - Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester October 2010

‘Chew the Float’ - Victoria Baths, Manchester September 2010

‘IntoFlora’ Kath Libbert Gallery, Salts Mills, Saltaire June-Sept 2010

‘Made of Manchester’ Afflecks Palace, Manchester December 2009

‘Bright/Light’ Kath Libbert Gallery, Salts Mills, Saltaire Nov 2009-Jan 2010

‘Second Secret Life’(solo) National Centre for Craft and Design, Lincs Sept - Nov 2009

New Designers, Islington Design Centre, London July 2009

‘Out of School’ Exhibition, Holden Gallery, Manchester June –July 2009

‘UK DIY: Re-defining Craft’, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh Feb-April 2009


Moss & Moor Garden Centre, Ilkley Cafe Installation 1.7m x 2.5 m, February 2021 

Pontio, Bangor University’s Arts and Innovation Centre, Wales January 2016– window installation 1.75 x 14m 

‘COLLECT Trail’ Crafts Council, London May 2010 – 3m x 9m window installation in Duke of York Square, Chelsea, London


Sales Toolkit for Emerging Makers, July 2021, Manchester Craft & Design Centre

Salford Schools Collaborative Project, Oct 2010, Lewis Street Primary School, Barton Moss Primary School

Lewis Street Primary School, Mural Project May - Oct 2010

Creative workshops as part of the Out of School Exhibition, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University 2008 and 2009

The Rubber Band Project, St Thomas’ CE Primary School, Heaton Chapel  March-May 2009

Arty Pants After School Club, St Thomas’ CE Primary School, Heaton Chapel  January-March 2009


Stylist Magazine Triumph International UK ‘Women in Making‘ competition (Shortlisted 

Top 9 from over 250 entries) 2013

Success Award, Manchester Metropolitan University 2010

Manchester Craft and Design Centre Graduate Prize 2010

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair Graduate Prize 2010

HUB Graduate Prize 2009

Giftware Association Pewter Gift 2008


MA Higher Education Today, Manchester Metropolitan University

PGCert Education, Manchester Metropolitan University 2018 

Arts Award Gold Assessor 2018

BDes [Hons] Three Dimensional Design, (1st Class), Manchester School of Art 2010

C&G FE/HE Teacher’s Certificate 7307 (1993)

D32/33/34 Assessors & Quality Assurance Award (1993) 

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Enhanced DBS Clearance Certificate



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