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									                          Clare Wilks – Curriculum Vitae

Born in 1970.
Studied at Central St. Martin’s School of Art, London and the Ruskin School of
Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University.
Married with two children, living in London until August 2004, when moving to

Public Commissions

2004   Screen and Arch, Smalley Estate, Stoke Newington, London
2003   Horn and Nest, Bourne Wood Sculpture Trail, Lincolnshire
2002   Arbour, Royal Botanic Gardens, Wakehurst Place, Sussex
       Screen, Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath, London
2001   Dome and Tunnel, Thatcham Nature Reserve, Berkshire
1999   Glade Arcade, R.H.S. Garden, Wisley, Surrey
       Three Domes, Marston Vale Community Forest, Bedford
       Hooded Seats, Royal Botanic Gardens, Wakehurst Place, Sussex
1998   Circle Dance, Campbell Park, Milton Keynes
       Bird Viewing Screen, Crewe Business Park, Cheshire
1997   Shelter Skelter, Bourne Wood Sculpture Trail, Lincolnshire
1996   Four Cones, River Parrett Trail
1995   Columns, Cooperations, Luxembourg
1994   Arbour, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire

Selected Private Commissions

2003-4 Living willow arbours in 3 different gardens
2002   Copper Wire Arch, London
       Nest ball, Berkshire
2001   Arbour, London
1999   Willow and Steel Hoop Screens, London
1998   Nests, Woking
1997   Three Tree Houses, Provence, France
       Arch with Alcoves, Wiltshire

Exhibitions – solo and group

2003   Leather Vessels, Bill Amberg, London, solo
2001   Harold Hilliers Garden and Arboretum, Hampshire
1999   Sticks, Southern Arts touring group exhibition
1998+9 Chelsea Flower Show, London.
1997    Midsummer Art Exhibition, Milton Keynes.
1996    Beyond The Bounds, Manchester and Milton Keynes.
        Eastleigh Dance Festival, Hampshire.
1995    Hillier’s Arboretum, Hampshire, solo.
        Sculpture in The Garden, Dean’s Court, Dorset.
1994    Botanic Gardens, Mexico City, solo.

Selected Workshops and Courses

2004   Hampstead Heath, London
       Flagstones, Essex
2002-4 Kew Gardens, Richmond, London
2002   Women’s Refuge Centre, East London
       Islington Ecology Centre
       English Hurdle Centre, Stoke St. Gregory, Somerset
2001   R.H.S. Garden, Wisley, Woking, Surrey
       English Hurdle Centre, Stoke St. Gregory, Somerset

Written for or contributed to publications

Designed a garden for House and Garden for the Town Planning series, printed
September 2001 issue.
Garden Transformations by Bunny Guinness
Garden Crafts by Geraldine Rudge
Garden Design by Ali Ward
Geoff Hamilton’s Paradise Gardens


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