Featured Artist: Claire Tollstrup
Claire was born and raised in Salt Lake City, where she currently lives with her husband and two young children. She has loved art since she was young. Oil has been her preferred medium for the past decade and she has studied oil painting with several prominent Utah artists who each have varying styles and techniques. She received her degree from Utah State University in Liberal Arts and Sciences, which allowed her to study history, drawing, painting, and interior design. She loves traveling with her family, and taking lots of pictures along the way. Claire is very involved in her local art community. She shows her work in many different competitions, shows and markets across the state. She loves to support the arts as well; teaching workshops, judging competitions, and collecting original artwork from local artists.