Claire Jauregui grew up in Chico, California and has called Seattle home since 2004. Jauregui graduated with a degree in art, creative writing and gender studies from Carnegie Mellon University in 2002 and earned an individual artist grant from the her hometown the next year.
In 2007 Jauregui was named a PONCHO Artist-in-Residence at Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle. During her residency, she explored print techniques and used these explorations to create loose, spontaneous screen and monoprints.
She started a line of eco-friendly screenprinted goods called Orange Twist in 2008 as a way to foster connections between people while injecting humor and handcrafted design into everyday life.
In 2017 Claire began organizing Screenprinting Work Parties to foster creativity and political engagement. She is currently a board member at Seattle Print Arts.
Image credit: Paul Gordon