Artist Statement - All of my work is an attempt to decipher the chatter in my head, to put forward a less awkward side of myself, to navigate through my everyday chaos towards calm. My paintings are personal. The outside world is referenced quite indirectly through the filter of my emotions. Through my work, I find myself expressing sentiments or reactions of which I am consciously unaware.
Biography - Claire Desjardins is an award-winning abstract painter who comes from a long line of artists and grew up in Montreal, Canada. In , she gave up a regular paycheque to pursue her love of painting full time.
She also sells her original artworks on her website. One of 6 artists selected by Microsoft, Claire designed skins especially for the launch of the high-end device, the Microsoft Surface. She also collaborated with.
Claire has taught painting workshops in Canada and in the US, and juried national art competitions. She was a contributor to a couple of "how to" books: Art Inc.
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In an effort to give back, Claire regularly participates in charitable events. Claire Desjardins. Socialite, acrylics on canvas, 30x Take Me to California acrylics on canvas, 60x Focussed, acrylics on canvas, 30x My Friend Sofie, acrylics on canvas, 36x Not Quite August, acrylics on canvas, 24x Serene, acrylics on canvas, 30x Thrill of the Ride, acrylics on canvas, 40x All in the Plan, acrylics on canvas, 48x Floral Arrangement, acrylics on canvas, 48x Making Origami, acrylics on canvas, 30x Full Bloom, acrylics on canvas, 48x