Clare Thatcher (b. Bristol, UK. 1965). Private collections in the UK and Switzerland. Studied at UWE, Bristol (2011-14), graduating with a First Class BA Honours Degree in Drawing & Applied Arts, and then studied at Bath Spa University (2014-2015) gaining a MA in Fine Art. Residencies include Turps Banana/PADA studios at Barreiro, Lisbon Portugal (2019). That same year her work was selected for Royal West of England Academician Candidate show. Exhibitions include: Paris Contemporary Drawing Fair (2020), Beep Painting Prize Biennial (2020), Jackson’s Painting Prize (2019, shortlist), John Moores Painting Prize (2018), ‘Transition of Place’ Gallery Steel Rooms, Brigg, North Lincolnshire (2018, solo).