Carole Cluer is an artist based in Derbyshire

Born in Essex Carole has lived with her family in some of the most beautiful parts of England, from one of the highest peaks in the North Yorkshire National Park to the levels of Somerset.

An accountant since 1983, a diagnosis of cancer in 2004 caused her to reconsider her ambitions. Beginning with a six week  drawing course for the terrified Carole achieved a first in her BA creative art practice degree in 2012 and a distinction in her MA Fine Art in 2015