Claudie Frock is a visual artist, performer, arts worker, educator, community arts engagement consultant and accessibility advocate. She has a Bachelor of Visual Arts with Honours and a Diploma of High School Education from Southern Cross University.
Claudie’s visual arts practice spans drawing, painting, printmaking, fibre art and soft form sculpture. She currently makes work from her Lismore based studio, exploring concepts of memory, place and nostalgia; that she distills into abstract forms.
Claudie practice includes working in participatory community art projects and experiences, through her work as Lismore Regional Gallery Community Engagement Officer, Tour Guide Character Peggy Popart and a number of community arts projects.
Claudie Frock also collaborates with her partner, fellow artist Rene Bolten facilitating the Walk Draw Map Project a collaborative, a participatory community arts project. The project encourages people to connect with the spaces around them and create collaborative artworks through walking, drawing and connecting with nature. The artists are currently working with 12 schools and community groups in the Northern Rivers Region (NRR) to create a large scale quilted tent made up of participants collaborative drawings, to be exhibited at Elevator Gallery in Lismore during late June and July 2021.
Claudie recently opened Arch Studio Gallery in Lismore located under the Northern Rivers Conservatorium in the Lismore Quad. Arch Studio Gallery is available for artists to exhibit work and see the work of other artists from the NRR and beyond Contact Claudie for more information or follow Arch Studio Gallery on Facebook Instagram @arch_studio_gallery