Clare Thornton




New Publication

Materials of Resistance To accompany the exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre a catalogue with contextual and experimental texts by writers/artists Phil Owen, Emma Cocker, Conor Wilson, Heike Roms and Natalie Raven exploring recurring themes and issues within […]

Jan, 03

Materials of Resistence

Plymouth Arts Centre 1 December 2017 – 20 January 2018 This latest exhibition explored my longstanding interest in folding and falling and its more recent means of expression through ceramics and print. I produced a […]

Nov, 14


KARST Studios, Plymouth 23 – 24 September 2017 This latest collaborative project gave audiences a glimpse into the working spaces of current residential artists. PEEPSHOW was an invitation to consider our artistic processes and engage […]

Sep, 07

Sister City

TOPOS, Art Week Exeter 13 – 21 May 2017 The second Sister, Sister exhibition presented the work of Rosie King, Beth Emily Richards, Molly Rooke and Clare Thornton. Sharing on-going projects, research materials, works in […]

May, 15

friends of magic II

Gallery 333, Exeter Pheonix 14 March – 20 May 2017 Using this intimate window gallery to test new ceramic works within the friends of magic series. I having been pushing aspects of glaze and palette, moving on […]

Mar, 22

Corridors, Stairways & Corners: Re-staging

Arnolfini, Bristol 21st February – 23rd March 2017 A programme Beyond the Fatigued Eye celebrating work inspired by Arnolfini’s performance archive featured a new iteration of my bookwork which was designed with Jono Lewarne at City […]

Jan, 09

Staging Post

St Ruman’s Gardens, Inland Art Festival 21st-23rd October 2016 For the Inland Art Festival KARST sent four current studio artists: Carl Slater, Clare Thornton, Paul Hillon and Rosie King, to intervene with the historic site […]

Nov, 28


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