b. 1980, Belfast; lives and works in Gateshead
2000-03 University of Northumbria, Newcastle, BA
1999-00 University of Ulster
Claire Morgan’s fine suspended sculptures and visceral blood drawings have been exhibited in museums and galleries across Europe and the US. Her solo exhibitions include: Stop Me Feeling, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville (2017); The Sound of Silence (Het Noordbrabants Museum, Netherlands (2016); The Gathering Dusk, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris (2015) and Try Again. Fail Again. Fail Better which toured Germany and France, (2014-15).
Morgan’s group shows include Biennale Nationale de Sculpture Contemporaine (Trois Rivières, Québec, (2016); Monanisms (MONA, Tasmania, (2011); Bestes, Bestiaux, et Bestioles (Château d’Oiron, France (2011); on&on, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, (2010); Dead or Alive (Museum of Arts and Design, NewYork (2010) and Consumer, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, (2009).
She has received awards from the Royal British Society of Sculptors (London) in 2004 and Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro (Milan) in 2006. Morgan’s works are held in numerous collections worldwide, including MONA; Guerlain; Centre Pompidou and ALTANA Kulturstiftung.