Official Tour de Yorkshire Artist – Claire Baxter
Claire Baxter has been chosen as the official artist for the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire. Speaking about her appointment, she said:
"To be the Official Artist for the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire is a massive privilege and honour and I am very excited for the year ahead. Being able to bring everything together and combine my love for Yorkshire with my art in the county’s most prestigious sporting event is simply a dream come true. I have been working as an artist for nearly 12 years and I opened The Claire Baxter Fine Art Gallery in February 2019 which is situated on the High Street in Pateley Bridge.
I work predominantly in oil producing figurative landscapes in my own distinctive style featuring genuine places in and around Yorkshire. I have been inspired by events such as the Tour de France and Tour de Yorkshire, as well as songs, films, well known sayings and phrases and observing relationships and every-day situations. My characters are all fictional and their faces are rarely revealed in order to keep them anonymous, yet everyone knows and recognises them.”
For more information go to clairebaxterfineart.co.uk