Claire Lambe

Visual Artist

Lambe is a visual artist based in Melbourne. Trained as a sculptor, she is known for her strange and often abject sculptural forms, work engages the female body to address underlying histories of sexuality, violence and social discontent.

Lambe completed a Bachelor of Fine Art at Bristol College of Art in 1985, followed by postgraduate studies at the University of New South Wales in 1990 and a Master of Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, London in 1995.

Recent exhibitions include: Stangefellows (with Lisa young) at Westspace, Melbourne; SPRING 1883 Windsor Hotel, Melbourne; Melbourne Now, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Industrial Estate, Heidelberg West, Melbourne; Don’t hide the hate, Slopes, Melbourne; Sincerity, Moana Project Space, Perth.

Lambe was co-founder, with Elvis Richardson, of Death Be Kind, an artist-run project that ran from 2010-12 in Brunswick, Melbourne, She is also undertaking a studio residency at Gertrude Contemporary from 2014–16.

As part of Chunky Move’s 2015 Next Move commission, Lambe’s collaborative work with Atlanta Eke Miss Universal will open 3 December for a limited run of ten shows.