Friday, April 30, 2010

Claire Morgan

Claire Morgan was born in Belfast. She attended University of Ulster and Northumbria University where she achieved a first class degree in Sculpture. She is now based in London.

Since graduating she has pursued a career solely as a visual artist. She has exhibited internationally, with solo shows, residencies and commissions across the UK, as well as solo and group exhibitions in Europe. At an early stage she developed a strong interest in the organic, in natural processes, and in the bodily connotations of natural materials. This formed the basis for her practice as an artist creating sculptural installations and continues to influence her work at present.

In 2004 Claire was awarded the Royal British Society of Sculptors Annual Bursary and Roy Noakes Awards for Come Fly With Me, a work that involved painstakingly repetitive and precise processes. She has continued to explore this way of working, and the challenges presented by her chosen materials and techniques have become an important part of her practice.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Exhibited as part of DNA at the Form London, Art and Design Fair 2008

Silver Lining

Exhibited at Life. Blood., Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris

Fluid (II)

Exhibited at Building With Colour, Gallery North, Newcastle

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