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Join us for a virtual studio visit with artist, Claire Gilliam
Thursday, July 16th 5pm

About this Event

Claire Gilliam was born England and has lived in the United States since 1999, becoming an American Citizen in 2017. In 1997, she graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK with a BA (hons) in Fine Art and completed the Professional Certificate in Photography at Rockport College, Maine in 2000. She has studied with photographers such as Arno Minkkinen and John Goodman, as well as master gelatin silver printer, Chuck Kelton and master printmaker, Vijay Kumar. She is an assistant for photographer, Barbara Mensch whose latest publication, “In the Shadow of Genius – The Brooklyn Bridge and its Creators” she helped to design. In 2019, Claire became Co-President of the Board of Manhattan Graphics Center, a non profit, artist-run printmaking studio in midtown Manhattan.

Her work has been shown in Europe, throughout India, Sri Lanka and the USA, most recently at the Deutsches Haus at NYU, and Gallery 1/1 in Seattle Washington. Last November, she presented a solo exhibition of etchings and photograms entitled “life Lines” at Amity Gallery, NY. Her work is held in several private and public collections, including The ICP Library Print Collection and the Goethe Institute. Since 2003, she has made her home and studio in Warwick, NY, together with her husband and two English Springer Spaniels.

www.clairegilliam.com

Registration is required to attend this virtual event.

Arts Outreach Virtual Studio Visits are presented by Orange County Arts Council in partnership with Newburgh Free Library.

To learn more about programs offered by Orange County Arts Council or to learn how you can become a member, please visit www.OCArtsCouncil.org

For more information, e-mail: info@ocartscouncil.org

Photo Credit: Melissa Shaw Smith