Clare Smith

CLARE SMITH lives and works in Dover where she co-founded Dover Arts Development with Joanna Jones in 2006.

She started out as a linguist and graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Oriental Studies in 1982. After living and working in Luxembourg for 15 years, she returned to the UK to study fine art and realise a long-held ambition of making a life in the arts. She has her BA in Fine Art from the University for the Creative Arts and an MA from Central Saint Martins.

Clare Smith’s work embodies process and emphasises the importance of making. Her choice of materials is informed by her mixed Chinese/English cultural heritage.