LAMBERT, Claire

1936 - ?

Claire C. Lambert, was born at 50 Pauline Street, Ipswich in 1936, daughter of Walter Edward Lambert (19 May 1902-1984), fruit & vegetable merchant, and his wife Elsie Violet née Howlett (1 October 1911-1979), who married at Ipswich in 1935. Claire settled at nearby Shotley and is largely a self-taught painter, draughtsman and ceramist, who attended part-time and evening classes at Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels under Roger Somvile (1923-2014) and with Fernard Wéry (1886-1964) and at Atelier des Céramiques de Dour and also studied at the Ipswich School of Art, ceramics with Ian Crook and Rob Wheeler and printmaking under Ken Roberts. A member and exhibitor at the Suffolk Group, the Suffolk Craft Society and the Ipswich Art Society, where she exhibited from 1 Bristol Hill, Shotley Gate, near Ipswich in 1977, two items 'Le Repas' and 'Sleep' and a further three pictures the following year and was a regular exhibitor, including in 1980 'Memories, Past and Present', 'Symphonic Bus-Ride' and 'Christmas Tree Time', in 1997 'Busride', 'Bernard Reynolds' and 'Colin Moss' and in 2006 three monoprints 'Portrait', 'Flowers' and 'Stop, Pause, Go' and a linoprint 'Shotley Shore'. She has exhibited at Peter Piers Gallery, Aldeburgh; Taplin Gallery, Woodbridge; Falcon Gallery, Boxford, all in Suffolk, with shows on the continent and in Canada and Australia and elsewhere. Solo shows include Gallery 44 at Aldeburgh and John Russell Gallery at Ipswich.




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