Claire lives in Eugene, Oregon with her five-year-old daughter Penelope “Penny” Lane and musically gifted husband Mike. She currently divides her time between mothering, fashion and portraiture photo shoots, covering rock shows for the Register-Guard’s Ticket Files entertainment blog, painting in her studio, and working as a graphic designer and illustrator both on her own and for Eugene-based design firm, Presentation Design Group.
Claire has been an accomplished painter, graphic designer and illustrator for the last twelve years and a freelance photographer for the last three. She has had over forty art shows across five U.S. states. In 2010 she was voted “Best Visual Artist” in the Eugene Weekly’s reader polls and was accepted into the Mayor’s Art Show.