Clare Barton-Harvey is an artist, tutor and freelance workshop leader. She has been practising mindfulness for over 25 years and has been teaching drawing and mindfulness courses and workshops for over 16 years. Clare received BA (Hons) Fine Art in 1998, and in 2003 she studied drawing, to MA level, at the Royal Drawing School. She trained with Breathworks mindfulness teacher training in 2006-7 and has devised numerous workshops, courses and retreats exploring the relationship of mindfulness, the imagination and drawing, in both Buddhist and secular contexts. Clare currently works at the City Literary Institute, and as a freelance workshop leader in a variety of locations including The National Gallery, Pallant House Gallery, The British Museum and Queens Gallery where she engages mindfulness and drawing as a tool for a more enriched visitor experience of the history and context of place and art/museum collections. She is also co-founder of Limina Collective (www.liminacollective.com) who specialise in mindfulness in the gallery/museum context. Having worked with a diverse range of people in terms of gender, nationality, age and experience, her teaching practice is versatile and responsive to individual need. She is fascinated by the relationship between mindfulness and creativity and is a skilled and engaging communicator/workshop leader.
Artist and Art & Mindfulness Teacher
"Everyday beauty: Drawing & the art of mindfulness"