Clara Laratta is an artist based in Hamilton, Ontario. She holds an Honours BFA, graduating summa cum laude. Laratta has exhibited in galleries across Canada, in the United States and Italy. Her interests lie in utilizing photographic self-portraits to explore changes in the perception and portrayals of self. She does this through reflection of the impact of day to day experiences on identity. Her works are intended to provoke reflection and connection. Her images are intended to engage and encourage the viewer to look at the works through their own lens to find their own meaning.
Recent exhibitions include Stranger than Fiction, Millepiani Gallery (Millepiani, Rome), MANTHAN, Patterson-Appleton Arts Center (Denton, TX), BIMPE X, Federation Gallery, (Vancouver, BC), Dundarave Gallery, (Vancouver, BC), University of British Columbia Okanagan (Kelowna, BC) and SNAP Gallery, (Edmonton, Alberta), FLUX, McMaster Museum of Art, (Hamilton, ON), Interconnections, Clara Laratta and Jordan Barker, Fitzhenry Atrium Gallery, McMaster University, (Hamilton, ON), and In the Studio: Art by MoMA's online learning community, The Museum of Modern Art, (New York, NY). Her work can be found in McMaster University’s Collection and Lucknow University’s Collection and private collections