CV Instagram. clare_artist. Twitter @ClareThatcher2

Based in Bristol, UK

Royal West of England Academy, Artist Network Member

Synecdoche Bristol-based art community Artist Member

Art Review in Sky Light Train by Writer & Editor Judy Darley

Featured Artist in Issue 3 Artist Talk Magazine

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)


2016-present Mentored by artist and tutor Richard Kenton Webb

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



NN Contemporary Art Biennial Open Exhibition, Northampton, 12th January-17 March

The Narrative in Motion curated by Cylinder Gallery at the Menier Gallery London, 29th January-3rd February

Walcot Chapel Gallery, Bath. Lou Baker & Clare Thatcher


Royal West of England Academy 165th Annual Open exhibition, Clifton Bristol

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

The Other Art Fair, Arnolfini, Bristol

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

Pay & Display Prize- Exhibition,  Centrespace Gallery, Bristol

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. Artist in residency as part of Bristol-based art community Synecdoche.


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

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

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.

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

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.

International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham.

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

Severn Vale Arts Trail, Clash ArtspaceThornbury Arts Festival.


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

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

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


Clifton Arts club 106th annual open exhibition. Clifton Bristol

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.


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

Serendipity. Thornbury Art Club. South Glous.

Helsingfors. University West of England Bristol.

Unearthed. The Corinium Museum Cirencester.


2018 Invited guest speaker, alumni day at University the West of England Bristol, Drawing & Print Degree.

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

2017 Invited guest speaker, 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.


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


Artists Talk Magazine, Issue 3,  January 2018

Sky Light Train online article by Writer & Editor Judy Darley 2017




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s