Clare Perry is a photographer based in New York City. Born and raised in Chicago, she attended the studio art and art history program at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC . Clare recently graduated from the Creative Practices Certificate program at the International Center of Photography in New York City. Clare has exhibited her art work at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston. Her Flower District and Camera Obscura series are her most recent and ongoing project created during her time at the International Center of Photography. Clare has a passion for nature, staged, and cinematic photography. Within each photo she creatively choreographs and designs scenes that engages both subject matter and background. She often works to visually transform natural or manmade spaces by composing images with cinematic or surreal qualities. She experiments with the ambience and elements in each location in order to push the limits of her work to create visual narratives.