Clare lives in both the capital city of Windhoek and on a game farm outside Okahandja in Namibia. She studied geology at the University in Witwatersrand, graduating in 1979. In 1980 she bacame a resident of Namibia and worked in exploration for the mining industry in northern Namibia. She also was publishing editor for the Geological Survey of Namibia. This work subsequently led to her being a broadcaster and TV anchor for SWABC/ NBC national broadcasting corporation. She then became the publishing manager for an educational publishing house. She is now a freelance visual artist, writer, publisher and editor. Clare has had three exhibitions of her art in Namibia and her work can be found in private collections in Namibia, South Africa, Australia, Germany, France, the U.K., Canada, and the U.S.