The Official Artist

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.”

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