Clare Thornton




Conversation and cross-disciplinary exchange are crucial elements in my process of making and I collaborate with groups/individuals across diverse fields of art and science to produce new works for public art contexts, museums and galleries nationally and internationally.

Edge of Collapse

Artspace 101, Plymouth University 23rd September – 7th October 2016 Presenting new works developed during our AA2A (Artists’ Access to Art Schools) placements at Plymouth University we employed diverse media and materials to explore individual […]

Nov, 24

The Droppers

OSR Projects, West Coker, Somerset 30th April 2016 Invited by Andy Webster & Darren Ray to participate in the Counter Culture Drop event. This Project is inspired by Bernofsky & Richet’s ‘Drop City’ artist settlement […]

Apr, 08

The Alternative Document

Project Space Plus, Lincoln, curated by Angela Bartram 13 February – 11 March 2016 This group show seeked to expand on the idea of the ephemeral and its loss, by offering a platform where alternative acts of legacy […]

Mar, 01


Performance Reading, Hardwick Gallery, Cheltenham 21st January 2016 To support the launch of Patrick Lowry’s latest solo exhibition ‘Surveillance‘ I read from ‘Drone Theory’ Gregoire Chamayou’s poignant and sharply argued polemic against US drone warfare. For […]

Dec, 09


Group Show, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter 13th November – 23rd December 2015 New works by four artists that explored themes of contact and surface in relation to the body and sensing. Part of the Redefining Print project which aimed […]

Nov, 30

A Lexicon of Labour Movements – Bookwork

Publication + Performance re-presented at Work and Art Symposium, UCA, Canterbury With Paul Hurley, March 2015     “We attempt to score an unbroken line along the walls of the workshops we have passed through” […]

Mar, 01

Redefining Print

A two-year project with Double Elephant Print Workshop, Exeter 2014-2015 Myself, three South West based artists and a guest writer worked with Double Elephant to explore the role of printmaking in relationship to our practices […]

Dec, 01


Please use the navigation to move within this section.