Clarke Avery

Born in Leeds, UK

Lives & works in Yorkshire.

Fine artist with an experimental approach to painting. Expressive brushstrokes, strong colours and textures suggest subjects ranging from 19th century schooners caught in a storm, to castle ruins on the coast and abstract landscapes.


Grants & Awards 

2015 - Leeds Inspired Grant.



2012 - 'Landscapes Real and Imaginary', Patrick Studios,             East Street Arts, Leeds.

2013 - 'The Fabulous recycling and Discourse on the                     Environment Exhibition', Melbourne Street Studios.

2015 - 'Light', Leftbank, Headingley, Leeds.

2016 - 'Light & Imaginary Worlds', Seven Arts Centre,

            Chapeltown, Leeds. 

2016 - 'Art is a Lie that Reveals the Truth', group show,

            Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield.

2016 - 'The Human Condition', group show,

            Patrick Studios, Leeds.

2016 - Jazz Paintings, Hope Art Gallery, Redbrick, Batley.

2017-  Torhaus Gallery, Dortmund.

2017 - 'Engage in Colour' group show, Creative Arts Hub,

            Mirfield, 7th July - 12th August.

2017 - 'Journey to Abstraction', Leftbank, Headingley,

            Leeds, 3rd August - 28th September.

2018 - 'From the Studio Floor,' 5th Annual Charity

Exhibition, St Barnabas, Mill Road, Cambridge.

2018 - 'Abstract Expressionism', group show, 35 Chapel             Walk Gallery, Sheffield.

2018 - 'Selected Works', Todmorden Open Studios,

           Todmorden, September.

2018 - Selected works, group show, The Gallery at Ilkley             Art Shop, December/January 2019.

2019 - 'From the Studio Floor,' 6th Annual Charity

Exhibition, St Barnabas, Mill Road, Cambridge,

14 - 18th May.

2019 - Art in the Pen, Skipton, 10th - 11th August.


2016 - 'The Human Condition, Patrick Studios, Leeds.