Clare Grace

I make colourful, painterly screen prints on fabric and paper.
Hand-drawn positives are used to process photographic screens and prints are sometimes developed through the use of hand-cut stencils and block printing. Colour is very important in my work and sometimes I just love to play with mark making, pattern and shapes to create abstract compositions. I am also interested in how print and especially printed textiles has been used to promote social consciousness. Themes in my work explore class, feminism and recently environmental issues, at first glance the prints look decorative – but look closer…

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