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.
Mike demonstrates and sells his artist's books regulary at artists book fairs, including The Small Publishes Fair, London; and at the Bristol, Manchester and Liverpool artists' book events.
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, Manchester Metropolitan, UWE & Oxford Brookes Universities,
and Arts University Bournemouth. He was, for many years, printmaking tutor at the Sidney Nolan Trust, www.sidneynolantrust.org and is a member of the Marches
Book Arts Group, www.marchesbookartsgroup.co.uk/mike-clements.
Recent exhibitions "Fankenstein Now" at Knowsley Gallery, Merseyside & Liverpool Central Library; “50 Years in a Box” at Hereford Archives and Records Centre. Other
exhibitions include 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.