Claire takes art seriously. She uses art to document her past and present feelings, her experiences in life, and expresses her appreciation of beauty in flowers, gardens, shells, beaches and an array of animal life.
Claire visually relays her experiences of her interactions with these subjects with a sense of delicacy and care. Through her careful choice of media she captures the quality of her experiences; soft pastel colours relay her delicate experiences, bold stokes with a paintbrush the time she got an electric shock.
She used to paint art on furniture at a successful workshop in England before she came to New Zealand. She sure would welcome an opportunity to do so again.