Claire studied HND Design Crafts at Hereford College of Arts.

On leaving college, she set-up as a practicing designer-maker, selling through contemporary art galleries and private commissions both in the UK and abroad. Alongside this she worked in a gallery, whilst undertaking her teaching training.

Before returning to HCA to teach, Claire spent 2 years in Rwanda teaching and volunteering with local NGO’s running Art projects.

Claire’s current interests are in:  line, surface and composition, and the importance of drawing.  This is a key area for her current practice, which she is developing further through collaborative drawing projects.

Claire teaches on Foundation Diploma in Art & Design.