Clive studied drawing, painting and printmaking at The Ontario College of Art, spending the fourth and final year in Florence Italy in an off-campus program. He has regularly held solo exhibitions in public and commercial galleries since 1981. As well he has been included in many group exhibitions including one in 1991 with the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, the American Watercolour Society, and The Royal Watercolour Society. He also won a national award in a CSPWC juried show.