Claire A. Warden
Claire A. Warden uses her work to explore intersecting ideas of knowledge, control, identity, and performance. The constructed photograph is integral to her art practice. She received her BFA in Photography and BA in Art History from Arizona State University. Warden has exhibited her work in the United States and abroad, including solo exhibitions of Mimesis at Art Intersection, Center for Fine Art Photography, and Colorado Photographic Arts Center. She has participated in group exhibitions at Agripas 12 Gallery in Jerusalem, Division Gallery in Toronto, Galería Valid Foto in Barcelona, Griffin Museum of Photography, Rayko Photo Center, Sous Les Etoiles Gallery, and Students’ City Cultural Center Gallery in Belgrade. She received an artist residency through the Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists in Léhon, France, an Individual Artist Grant Award supported by the Creative Capacity Fund, and the Contemporary Forum Artist Grant supported in part by the Nathan Cummings Foundation Endowment. She was a Critical Mass finalist in 2015, among LensCulture’s Top 50 Emerging Talents (2014), and in 2015 both among Photo Boite’s 30 Under 30 Women Photographers and a Photobook Melbourne Photo Award finalist. Publications featuring her work include Common Ground Journal (2014), Diffusion Magazine (2015), Prism Magazine (2015), Real Simple (2014), and The HAND Magazine (2014).