Painter and lecturer, born in Birmingham, who studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1976–80, at Goldsmiths’ College, 1981–2. After a period in primary education, she lived and worked as an artist in London where she was also a freelance lecturer at the National Gallery, Tate Britain and other public art venues. In 1992 Clarke was artist-in-residence at Camden Arts Centre. Group exhibitions included Whitechapel Open at Whitechapel Art Gallery, from 1984; Anderson O’Day Gallery, from 1989; East, at Norwich Gallery and Norfolk Institute of Art and Design, Norwich, 1994; Nikola Marinov Exhibition, Targovishte Art Gallery, Targovishte, Bulgaria, 2000; and 3 x 2, The Nunnery, 2002. Among solo exhibitions were Adam Gallery, 1994, and Jerwood Artists Platform, Jerwood Space, 2003.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)