Clara was born in 1995 in Lisbon, Portugal.
She studied Costume & Set Design in her hometown, Lisbon, and Textile Design at the National Institute of Design, in India, as part of an exchange programme. She received a BA (Hons) in Design for Textiles (specializing in Print) from the School of Textiles & Design, in Scotland.
Clara is interested in the many ways fantasy is part of life, whether that can be perceived through stories, conversations, objects or in how we interpret the world and construct memories. She explores these ideas through drawing, painting and textiles.