Born in 1956, in Nowra, NSW, Claire has since lived in NSW and QLD, where She now lives. She has also spent 11 years in New Zealand, traveling both North and South Islands of NZ, and most of the East Coasts of New South Wales and Qld in Australia.
This has given Claire plenty of subjects to paint, including her favourites, which are animals, Particularly horses, and Australian landscapes. She has also painted a few shipwrecks she has visited.
Claire enjoys drawing, using pastels, and oil painting, but has also used acrylics and water paints and water paint pencils.