Home from Home – Clare Thomas
“I am obsessed by notions of home, belonging and family history. My work crosses the boundaries between the outward-looking, predominantly masculine world of fine art, and the interior, feminine world of domestic crafts. I use stitch and embroidery, cut and paste, together with drawing and painting to create a body of figurative drawings, collages, paintings and textiles whose narrative is both deeply autobiographical and universal.”
Clare shared work made during her residency exploring the nature of home, and hosted a dinner and talk on Friday 26th April 2019.
Clare Thomas is a British artist based in Canada, her recent exhibitions include; it’s a guy thing, solo show, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, Canada, 2019; inside we are all, BOXCARSIX artist collective group show, Ministry of Casual Living, Victoria, Canada, 2019: Something Found, Takt Residency Group Show, Tapir Gallery, Berlin, Germany, 2018.