Born in England, Claire Delaney is a visual storyteller based in Rotorua. She produces illustrations with pen and ink, and watercolour, and creates narrative-rich oil paintings.
Delaney’s art is often described as whimsical and wistful, mischievous, magical, emotive and personal. Gravitating towards outsiders – the rebels, rascals and misfits Delaney’s own experiences as a traveller and newcomer have helped her observe life from the fringes. Through her work she encourages us to drift and dream.