Clara Congdon

 

Clara Congdon is an emerging artist based in Montreal. She makes tactile drawings and artists’ books exploring gender, media consumption and representation, and personal archives. Clara holds a BFA from NSCAD University in Halifax, where she received the Margó Marshall Award for Textiles. She is the creator of YOU BETCHA IRIS​, a quarterly printed zine about local drag performers. Her artist’s book ​​Want to buy some illusions?​​ is currently featured in ​Art of the Book 2018​​, a travelling exhibition of work by members of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild. Clara has exhibited across Canada and in the United States.