Claudine Brown
, born of British / French parents, who has a French Degree, lived and worked in France for two years, then taught at the Royal Ballet School in Richmond Park

She returned to Newport Art College to Obtain a Fine Art Degree continuing her Post Graduate studies at Central St Martins in London

Her work is inspired by the landscape of her native Usk Valley and Brittany where she works for part of the year. she has hade ten One Woman Exhibitions and her work is in Private and business Collections.