Claire Lieberman is a sculptor and installation artist who combines such materials as marble, Jell-O and video. Her work explores a range of dichotomies, such as "the sublime and the quirky, desire and danger, indulgence and guilt." She is also known for her prints and sculptures of toy guns in glass. In New York, Lieberman is now represented by Massey Lyuben Gallery. Lieberman has had solo shows at Hot Wood Arts, Brooklyn; THE LAB, NYC; the Chelsea Art Museum, International Print Center, NYC; Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta; Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale; PDX, Portland; Seoul Art Center, Korea; the University of Alaska, Anchorage; Virginia Commonwealth University; and Southeastern Louisiana University.
Group shows include: I-Thou, NYU Kimmel Galleries; Mein lieber Schwan, ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar, Germany; The Food Show: The Hungry Eye, Chelsea Art Museum, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn; NY; New Prints at the International Print Center, NY; and PULSE New York with Marcia Wood Gallery. Her work has been written about in Sculpture magazine, the New York Times, Art on Paper and ARTnews. A two-page image of her sculpture Camouflage Jell-O was included in a book published by the Imperial War Museum of London and Thames and Hudson.
Lieberman has received awards from The Arctic Circle, Territory of Svalbard; the Seaside Institute, FL; National Endowment for the Arts; the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseilles, France; Künstlerhaus, Salzburg, Austria; Yaddo; and The MacDowell Colony. Lieberman attended the Boston Museum School (BFA) and Pratt Institute (MFA with distinction).