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Claire Luce Baldwin is writer and illustrator whose work is inspired by a passion for wild places, wanderlust, and causes she believes in. She came to Maine by way of Arizona, California, and Oregon. 


Claire completed two years at Tyler School of Art, then followed her passion for social and environmental justice to University of Maryland, where she graduated with a B.A. in Maternal and Child Health Equity in 2016. She worked as an environmental educator in Northern California; a prep-cook in Stehekin in North Cascades National Park; a front desk clerk in Glacier National Park; and a Park Ranger, field school instructor, and Youth Conservation Corps Crew Lead in Grand Canyon National Park. In 2018, she created the official centennial poster series for Grand Canyon National Park.

She is currently a Development and Membership Manager for Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust. Claire continues her illustration and writing practice, and excerpts of her Young Adult retelling of Thumbelina are available on Patreon.

Claire is available for collaborations and commissions. Please email her at to get in touch.

Dream Projects:

  • Children's illustrated guides to nature

  • Feminist fairy tales with dark twists and fun outfits

  • Anything to do with travel, women's rights, health, racial justice, or the environment




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