Clare Jarrett worked as a freelance editorial illustrator for many publications in particular for New Society and New Statesman.



Clare Jarrett studied at Chelsea School of Art and the Royal College of Art, and more recently Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia.

She has worked as a freelance editorial illustrator and visual artist.

She was Tutor in Illustration at the Royal College of Art and Principal Lecturer at Norwich School of Art.

Clare has written and illustrated five children’s books, the first, Catherine and the Lion, won the Mother Goose Award 1997.  

Clare was awarded an Escalator Arts Council Literature Award in 2007 and a Hawthornden Writing Fellowship in 2012.