“In a world consumed by consumerism, never feel the need to justify your creativity” – Clare Nicholson

Clare Nicholson is a Sydney based artist who was born in Sussex England, but migrated to Australia in 1989 to the stunning subtropical Byron Bay hinterland with her young family.

Clare is currently a PhD. candidate at the University of NSW Art and Design, researching  epigenetics and maternal-foetal programming, having received a generous Commonwealth Government Postgraduate Research Award, and nominated for the Dean’s Award for academic excellence.  Clare works as a sessional academic at the university and holds a Master of Fine Art with a First Class Honours equivalent.

With a driving passion towards her nuanced skills based practice, Clare enjoys working both two and three dimensionally in a variety of media, recreating a new way of seeing in order to challenge mainstream, dominant thought.