At the Bottom of an Ocean of Air

At the Bottom of an Ocean of Air was exhibited in 2018 in Contemporary Art Tasmania’s project space, Hobart, Tasmania. Noi viviamo sommersi nel fondo d’un pelago d’aria “We live submerged at the bottom of an ocean of air” – Evangelista Torricelli (inventor of the barometer), 1634 At the Bottom of an Ocean of Air isContinue reading “At the Bottom of an Ocean of Air”

Clouds of a Chaotic Sky

Clouds of a Chaotic Sky  was exhibited in 2018 at Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, Tasmania. Lie on your back and observe the shapes drifting through the sky. Imagine the weight of the billions of droplets of water suspended – a blanket, saturated and heavy, slipping between forms, amorphous and ever changing. Clouds of a Chaotic SkyContinue reading “Clouds of a Chaotic Sky”

Tea Seas

Tea Seas was created during a two-month artist residency with Studio Kura, in Itoshima, Japan, 2015. The body of work was exhibited at the Studio Kura Gallery in March 2015, and at Bunbury Regional Art Galleries in Western Australia in August 2015. Tea Seas uses imagery of a primordial sea contained within a teacup. The water in aContinue reading “Tea Seas”


Cloudburst was exhibited at CHASM Gallery, New York, in 2014. Australian artists Christian Lock and Claire Pendrigh debut a dynamic two-person show exploring elemental forces and our connectedness to the universe. Pendrigh’s Star Clouds are knitted imaginings of the clouds of carbon dust produced by RCB type stars. These stars occasionally exhale clouds of carbon rich dust, obscuringContinue reading “Cloudburst”

The Beetle and the Butterfly

The Beetle and the Butterfly was exhibited at Window 99 in Melbourne and M16 in Canberra in 2011. The Beetle and the Butterfly, a collaborative exhibition by Claire Pendrigh and Michele Grimston, explores an interplay between beauty and functionality. The installation of small moments, created from found objects and craft materials, are set in the context of a magical night-timeContinue reading “The Beetle and the Butterfly”