Clare James

Clare James’s paintings and sculptures reference the observations made in her garden and in wild places. She attempts to capture intricacies, complex cycles and the beauty of the world around her while trying to cope with the seriousness of a changing climate. Her artwork can be found in public and private collections around the world.


Get Lost!

Culture, MemoirArtist Clare James on the joys of going off track.

The Man Who Writes Lists: A Fire Story

CultureBird watcher and botanist Max James's property 'vaporised' in the 2020 Australian bushfires. This is Max's story, told by his daughter Clare.

Animals, Anxiety and the Garden: A Heartfelt Tale

PeopleA personal story by artist and gardener Clare James about the role animals have played in helping manage her anxiety.

Clare James is the Thriftiest Gardener

GardensYou can't always buy what you want, according to Clare.