Mixed Media Artist

“Expressive, energetic and exploratory art for feeling that folds digital and analogue practices together, steeped in a teapot with societal influence meant to be shared, cared for and unpacked.”

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Tara Clews is a mixed media artist graduating with a BFA in the Drawing and Painting program at OCAD University with a specialization in Digital Painting and Expanded Animation and a minor in Art and Social Change. Using both analogue and digital mediums, separately and simultaneously, Clews explores personal, political and societal narratives relating to mental health and physical wellness. She shows change over time with her distinctive detailed line works and especially enjoys the ability to show metaphors for feelings with time based media and human voices. Clews has had the opportunity to showcase her work in group shows at OCAD University, The MOD club and the Steamwhistle Brewery in addition to a solo show at 3030 and a publication in 360 Magazine. She enjoys creating custom art for clients seeking drawing, designs, painting, photography, video and animation.
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation
Major Completed, 2021
OCAD University
Art & Social Change
Minor Completed, 2020

Mixed Media Drawing Painting Animation Videography Photography Photoshop

2020, OCAD U DPXA screening
2019, Tara Clews Solo Show
3030 Dundas West
2019, Talking Wellness at OCAD U !
2018, Willows for Wellness at OCAD U
2016, Verve, Raw Artists
MOD Club
2016, 360 Magazine spread
2015, Group Show at Steamwhistle Brewery
Steamwhistle Brewery
Wendy Coburn Scholarship for Art and Social Change
OCAD University
Kym Pruesse Memorial Scholarship
OCAD University