Recent Industry Experience
Creating Creativity – Founder
A coaching and training philosophy that works with creativeprenuers, focussing on the whole person. The individual, the creative and the business owner. “Our business goals, dreams, lives and creativity will only go as far as our limiting believes can take them … it all starts with you”
Specialising in self empowerment and creative authenticity, Creating Creativity works with creatives across the globe creating transformation; reconnecting, recovering and rejuvenating the creative voice so people can do meaningful work doing what they love through 1-2-1 coaching, workshops, retreats and an online platform.
The Master Photographers Association – CEO
The MPA is a not for profit membership organisation recognised as the leading body for professional photographers. Taking on the organisation when it was about to collapse, brought about by poor management. Clare Louise restructured many of the internal processes that enable the association to run more efficiently, both in the UK and abroad, especially the Far East.
Organising with multinational organisations for the benefit of the association she is honest and trustworthy with a determination to succeed, Clare Louise also organised and hosted the International Photography Awards, bringing prestige, integrity and a strong sense of community culture that was creative, celebratory and all about the people.
Clare Louise Photography
Growing her business from working from home to a successful high street studio for portraiture and weddings to a fine art studio, in her 10 year photographic career Clare Louise was awarded over 200 Awards of Excellence and over 20 major titles – regionally, nationally and internationally. Clare Louise gained a Fellowship in Fine Art, one of the highest accolades in professional photography, and has spoken and facilitated workshops globally around Creativity. An industry mentor to new up and coming creative photographers Clare Louise is well-respected in the field. Clare Louise also judges for global competitions and is a qualifications examiner for professional photographic qualifications.
Warwickshire College of FE
City in Guilds level 1,2 &3 Photography, 1997–2001
COACH TRAINING & SPECIALISM
Qualified Coactive-Training Institute (CTI) Core Curriculum Coach
I specialise in empowerment and creative connection though 1:1 coaching, workshops & retreats working particularly with small business owners. I am a regular keynote speaker and judge at events such as The Photography Show, SWPP, TNPS, One Vision, GraphiStudio and other photographic trade.