Clare Woods

(British, b. 1972)

the lazy husband by clare woods

Clare Woods

The Lazy Husband, 2013

stop stick by clare woods

Clare Woods

Stop Stick, 2012

the end by clare woods

Clare Woods

The End, 2012

hollow face by clare woods

Clare Woods

Hollow Face, 2011

strange meeting by clare woods

Clare Woods

Strange Meeting, 2012

stumpery ii by clare woods

Clare Woods

Stumpery II, 2009



Born in Southampton
1991 - 1994
BA, Bath College of Art, Bath
1997 - 1999
MA, Goldsmith’s College, London
lives and works in London
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Dakis Joannou Collection Foundation, Athens
The Ophiuchus Collection, Geneva
British Council, London
Honart Museum, Tehran Colección


Contested Ground, Leeds Art Gallery
Just what is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing? New Art Centre, Wiltshire (solo)
Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (March – April 2013) (solo)
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Dark Matter, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton (solo)
The Dark Matter, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
The Bad Neighbour, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London (solo)
Carpenter’s Curve & Brick Field, Permanent Art Commission for London 2012 Olympic Park, London (solo)
2011 - 2012
Obras Destacadas y Ultimas Adquisiciones, CCA Andratx, Mallorca (group)
The Dark Matter, Southhampton City Art Gallery, UK / Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)


The Unquiet Head, The Hepworth Wakefield, Great Britain
Colección VAC (Valencia Arte Contemporáneo), Catalogue of works, Valencia
Townsend, Chris. New Art from London, Thames and Hudson
ESENCIAS 11, exhibition catalogue, Coleccion Ernesto Verntos, Arte Internacional
Schwabsky, Barry. Deaf Man’s House, Koenig Books
Shuttleworth, Extreme Abstraction, “Make 2’ ” exhibition catalogue, Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Herbert, Martin. Feature, Ambient Landscapes, Tate etc, Summer 2005
New British Painting, exhibition catalogue, John Hansard Gallery
Stay Positive, exhibition catalogue, Marella Arte Cantemporanea, Italy
Failed Back, exhibition catalogue, Modern Art