Born in a very artistic family of 16, Claire started to sew when she could first reach the pedal. For 30 years she has owned a successful theatrical costume rental business: Costume Gallery in Derry NH. Her real passion is her art. Claire is a juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen in both Fiber and Leather. She is currently concentrating on making pieces in the ancient art of boiled leather AKA Cuir Boulii and has taught classes in the art for 7 years. To enhance her knowledge and skill of leatherwork she has been apprenticing the past 3 years as a cordwainer (shoemaker) and was a 2015-16 recipient of NH State Council on the Arts Traditional Arts Apprenticeship.
Classes with Claire Renaud
Sep 7 - Sep 8