Claire Stringer



Tata Jagriti Yatra

Claire was an Artist in Residence on the Tata Jagriti Yatra 2009; a train journey around India which focuses on awakening the entrepreneural spirit. Claire lived on the train for the entire journey; over 9300 kms in 18 days, with 400 young people from across India. The journey involved visiting different Role Models; each one had founded a business developing unique solutions to India's problems, such as in sanitation, education and healthcare. Claire was taking Visual Minutes at each of these visits and at the CNBC Panel Discussions, as well as running creative workshops on the train.



Southbank Centre

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In 2008 Claire became an Artist in Residence at the Southbank Centre in London as part of the 'Creative Connection' team of artists. They specialise in making Visual Minutes, a live, artistic representation of meetings, events, conferences and debates.

Claire has also been commissioned to paint text work and signage around the site. Examples are shown below.

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Lake District Summer Music Festival , August 2006
music festival Claire was artist in residence at the Festival, continuing and developing work related to music. She was observing and drawing both rehearsals and performances and her work was on public exhibition during the Festival.

Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, May 2000
holyrood Claire was an artist in residence during an eight day period whilst Prince Charles was staying at the Palace, representing the Queen at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Claire attended and recorded a variety of official functions.

BBC Documentary 'Rolf on Art'January 2007.
Claire was selected to participate in an art event in Manchester as part of the BBC Rolf Harris documentary on L.S. Lowry. The brief was to create a 21st century vision of the 1954 Lowry painting 'Picadilly Gardens' The artists were given 5 hours to create their work, which was shown on the documentary..

piccadilly gardens

Work Online

Claire profiles online on Axis, "the leading guide to artists practising in the UK today."

Claire is very pleased to be continuing her association with The Sound Post, distributors of bowed instruments and accessories. They selected Claire's painting 'Blue Rest' for the cover of their 2009 catalogue and their 2010 catalogue featured Claire's painting 'Mesmerising'. They are currently featuring her 'Resonance' painting. There is also an online link on their website which displays some more of her work.

Claire's work features under 'Artist Profiles' in Issue 6 of 'nerve' magazine which promotes grass roots artists and culture on Merseyside. To view online go to


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