Mike Clements is a fine art printmaker and book artist working at the Sidney Nolan Trust near Presteigne in the Border Marches, the area where Wales & England join. His ideas come from close observation of the world around him, often focusing on quirky aspects of life that Mike hopes will strike a resonant chord with readers/viewers.
Mike's artist’s books are in public and private collections in Europe, Australia and North America, including the Tate Gallery London, Yale Centre for British Art, the Minnesota Centre for the Book and Glasgow and Manchester Metropolitan Universities. He is printmaking tutor at the Sidney Nolan Trust, www.sidneynolantrust.org and a member of the Marches Book Arts Group.
Recent exhibitions include at The Sidney Nolan Trust; “Personal Memories” at Redland Museum, Queensland, Australia; “Encyclopaedia Britannica Challenge” at Harrow Old School Gallery; “The Contemporary Portrait: Self & Others” at The Shire Hall, Stafford; “Animalia” at Il Bosonte, Florence; “Carve, Collage, Ink & Print” at Aardvark Books, Shropshire; and “Locating Boccaccio” at the John Rylands Library, Manchester (see online version of this exhibition at http://locatingboccaccio.wordpress.com/artists-books/).