Claire is a botanical and wildlife artist living in the Ely area. Claire was raised in the Chicago area and spent many summers on Burntside Lake outside of Ely. After attending the University of Arizona and spending 10 years in Phoenix, she returned permanently to Minnesota in 1979.
Claire has been working with stained glass since 1981 and paints since 1984. Her works have been shown at Anthony’ss in Minneapolis, McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale and Kess Gallery and Grand Ely Lodge in Ely. Claire won the 2000 and 2001 Ely Blueberry Arts Festival Cancellation Stamp design.