clarewillard_nonagon_01

Nonagon Green and Pink, Clare Willard, polyester and plywood, 2014

Clare Willard trained in Textile Design at Chelsea College of Art (UK) and went on to translate traditional shyrdak textile  techniques into laminate and plywood.  Her stunning, vibrant pieces have a fluidity and joy that work on any scale.  As a result, she sells small sought-after fashion pieces and undertakes large scale architectural commissions.

As for several artists in The Geometrics, Sonia Delaunay and Bridget Riley’s vibrant rules of ‘simultaneity’ are close to Willard’s colourful compositions. For further discussion of her work and influences see The Geometrics: Volume 1.

Recent exhibitions include Origin, Margo Selby Gallery and Made in the Middle.The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Aspex Gallery and New Ashgate Gallery and Origin.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: