Clare Metague is a San Francisco native (Mission District) and artist who primarily works and resides in her hometown.
Clare studied graphic design at California College of the Arts in Oakland, California, fine arts at Studio Art Center International in Florence, Italy and at San Francisco’s City College.
Clare began her creative career in the field of communication arts at the venerable design and marketing firm of Sidjakov Berman & Gomez while attending CCA. After graduating, Clare worked as a designer for the esteemed graphic design firms of Morla Design, Gerald Reis Design and Michael Mabry Design. Starting in 1990 until 1997, Clare worked directly for such clients as Levi Strauss & Co., Royal Viking Line, PG&E and Wells Fargo Bank.
Clare left the field of graphic arts to devote her full attention to raising her newborn son and young daughter who became two of her greatest teachers and a major source of creative inspiration. During this time Clare resumed her interests in printmaking, watercolor painting and figurative drawing.
Clare currently is a member of the Graphic Arts Workshop; a printing co-op located in Dogpatch. Her studio is located in the Bayview district of San Francisco.