Clare Britton is an artist who works across visual art, design and performance. Clare has an active freelance practice and has collaborated with writers, sound artists, choreographers and video artists to make original work consistently since 2000. Clare is interested in Australian landscapes, collaborative practice and artworks that are visceral and sensory.
From 2003-2014 Clare developed work as Co-Artistic Director of acclaimed performance collective My Darling Patricia. A founding member of the company, Clare collaborated to create My Darling Patricia’s unique process and body of work. This work received numerous design and theatre awards, toured nationally and is recognised having made a major contribution to Australian Independent Theatre. Clare was responsible for initiating, shaping and nurturing this body of work in collaboration with Halcyon Macleod and the other My Darling Patricia artists. Clare demonstrates a rigorous commitment to projects often developing works side-by-side over 3 – 4 year periods.
Clare is a recent recipient of the Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship and holds a Masters of Studio Art from Sydney College of the Arts.
Currently, Clare tutors in the School of Design at the University of Technology, Sydney and is a PhD candidate researching the Cooks River and artworks that move through landscapes at Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney.