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Froude & Froude

Laura Froude BA Hons Fine Art ATC

David Froude BA Hons Fine Art ATC

Laura studied Fine Art at Farnham West Surrey College of Art and Design where she met David Froude a fellow student. They continued their practice for 3 years in Catania, Sicily where Laura worked in the studio of the late Nino Mustica who was an early influence on her expressive painting . Laura and David completed their post graduate studies at Goldsmiths’ University of London . They are both experienced teachers of art and design .

Froude & Froude Fine Art combines David’s Ceramic skills and Laura’s drawing and painting specialism in the creation of both joint pieces and individual works

Current exhibition at Hibou Art Interiors showing their works demonstrates the opportunity to create an exciting contemporary interior with the combination of these unique paintings and ceramics . Hibou is open Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 4.30 until 24th December (also open Christmas Eve and by appointment )

Artists Laura and David Froude formed this dynamic partnership in 2018. All work is unique – copy write Froude & Froude , Laura Froude and David Froude . The image below shows their collaborative pieces currently showing at Lilford Gallery in Folkestone ( the print in this window display is by Tracy Emin the other smaller ceramics made by Cherry Tewfik also a local artist)

In 2016 Laura designed a state of the art studio at their home in Folkestone and David added a pottery in 2018. They now work as full time artists . Laura runs a life drawing group and still makes time for teaching which she sees as essential to her role as a contemporary artist.

They both seek inspiration from their travels within Europe India, Australia, Cuba making regular return visits to Sicily.

Raku Vessel by David Froude a range of these are available in Ethel Loves Me in Rye and at Hibou Art Interiors in Hythe

These Froude & Froude Vases are inspired by a recent journey David and Laura took on the Calcutta Express available at Hibou Art Interiors in Hythe.