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clarethatcher@me.com. Instagram. clare_artist. Twitter @ClareThatcher2

Based in South Gloucestershire, UK

Royal West of England Academy, Artist Network Member

Synecdoche Bristol-based art community Artist Member

Saatchi Art Profile

Ronnies of Thornbury fine dining restaurant featured artist (2016 to present)

Artsthread artmasters (2015) artist.

Red Line art works featured artist (2016)

Education.

2014- 2015  MA Fine Art Degree Merit – Bath Spa University. Taught by Dexter Dalwood.

2011-2014 BA (Hons) Degree Drawing and Applied Arts First Class – University of West of England, Taught by Richard Kenton Webb.

2009-2011 Access to Higher Education in Art and Design –  Stroud College

Mentored by Artist & Tutor Richard Kenton Webb

Exhibitions

2017

Go Wild in the Country, Bruton Open Exhibition, Bruton Art Factory, Somerset (selected)

The Other Art Fair, Arnolfini, Bristol (selected)

Who is afraid of Red, Yellow, & Blue? Kooi Space, PMX, Hasselt Belgium, group exhibition (selected)

Pay & Display Prize- Exhibition,  Centrespace Gallery, Bristol (selected).

Adelina Yard Fine Dining restaurant, Bristol. Featured Artist.

Open Studios, CLaSH Artspace, Severn Vale Arts, Thornbury Arts Festival.

(dis)place, at The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green, Bristol. A residency as part of Bristol-based art community Synecdoche.

2016

Royal West of England Academy 164th Annual Open exhibition, Clifton Bristol (selected)

Liminal Space’ thresholds of mind & place. Clare Thatcher & Shirley Sharp. Christmas Steps Gallery, Bristol. November.

Secret Art Prize 2016, The Curious Duke Gallery, London. (Long listed)

Drawing-Talking (drawing is greater than talking), The Sanctuary Gallery, Brunel building Southmead hospital. Partnership between Synecdoche and Fresh Arts. (Selected)

Pattern; Found, Exchanged, Unraveled, Fringe Arts Bath 2016, curated by Laura Waite & Nicola Pearce. 21/22 Milsom Street, Bath BA1 1BZ. (Selected)

Melancholy – The English Disease by students & alumni of Drawing & Applied Arts & Drawing & Print at UWE Bristol. Curated by course tutors & Professor Johannes Kesenne. Colston Hall, Bristol & Christmas Steps Gallery, Bristol. (Selected).

International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham.

Cre-eight. Curated by Sightlines projects  Walcot Chapel Gallery, Bath.

Severn Vale Arts Trail, Clash ArtspaceThornbury Arts Festival.

2015

 Artmasters, MA Fine Art Graduates. Curated by Anna Fairchild, The Old Truman Brewery, East London (Selected).

MA Fine Art  Exhibition, Bath Spa University, Sion Hill, Bath.

MA Fine Art Interim Exhibition, Bath Spa University, Dartmouth Avenue, Bath.

2014

Clifton Arts club 106th annual open exhibition. Clifton Bristol (Selected).

Synecdoche DAA Summer Exhibition. Embassy Tea Rooms London.

Degree Show. University West of England Bristol.

‘161st Annual Open Exhibition’ Royal West of England Academy Bristol. (Selected).

2013

A Pause in the Noise. The Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol.

Serendipity. Thornbury Art Club. South Glous.

Helsingfors. University West of England Bristol. (Selected).

Unearthed. The Corinium Museum Cirencester.

Opportunities 

2017 Visiting speaker, artist network members & academicians day, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

2017 Visiting lecturer, alumni day at University the West of England Bristol, Drawing & Print Degree.

2016 Featured artist at Fine Dining restaurant Ronnies of Thornbury working with interior designer Kirstie Rogers of Juby Design.

2015 Visiting lecturer, alumni lecture series at University the West of England Bristol, Drawing & Print Degree.

2015 Selected to attend study seminar series Context, context, context. Led by Dexter Dalwood.

2014 Led drawing workshop at Thornbury Art Club.

2014 Led drawing workshop at Severnside Art Club.

Award

2013  The Drawing Lab Workshop a collaborative residency at Aalto University, Helsinki between artists from the UK and Finland.

 

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