Te' Claire is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.
Investigating the impermanence of life her practice explores the uncomfortable gestures and functions of the human body, its figural representations of mortality and self-identity through clay. Her non-descript anatomical work not only focuses on the internal and external body but the biological systems that function within the body, the muscular, skeletal and reproductive systems. Through the use of a visceral medium of latex and the permanent technique of ceramics, her medical curiosities create a visible examination of the human body.
Graduating with high distinctions 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in ceramics at RMIT she has also exhibited at various spaces including Raglan Street Gallery, Fort Delta Gallery, McClellan Gallery, The Substation Gallery, Klytie Pate Ceramics Gallery, Neon Parlour Gallery and in.cube8r Gallery.
In 2016, she was awarded the 2016 Trudie Alfred Bequest through the Australian Ceramics Association and The Walkers Ceramic Award. In 2017, she was awarded the Art in Biomedical Science Residency at Melbourne University.
Te' Claire has also been featured in various publications including: The Journal of Australian Ceramics and The Weekly Review. Including public talks at The National Gallery of Victoria.