"Each of my pieces is a dance between the painting and I and I enjoy the process of starting with one idea and then seeing how it takes on a life all of its own."
Clarisa is a self-taught British artist born to a Chilean mother and British father, she grew up in Amsterdam and moved to Chile at the age of 19.
She is a former professional Irish Dancer/Teacher and Choreographer who directed one of the largest Irish Dance Schools in South America and toured both nationally and internationally with several groups and bands.
Clarisa started painting in 2017 when moving back to the UK and while recovering from a dance injury.
Gallery Du 808
17 -23rd December 2019
21-22 The Arcade