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Laura Froude BA Hons Fine Art , ATC. Copyright Laura Froude.

Welcome to Laura’s website. To make contact send a direct message on Instagram #laura.froude.

Self portrait March 2020

Laura studied Fine Art at Farnham,West Surrey College of Art and Design specialising in painting . She continued her practice for 3 years in Catania, Sicily working in the studio of the late Nino Mustica who was an early influence on her expressive painting . Laura completed post graduate studies at Goldsmiths’ University of London gaining an ATC . Laura is an experienced and influential teacher of art and design in both secondary and further eduction.

Laura has exhibited in Italy and the Uk her most recent work can be seen on Instagram @laura.froude . She is a full time artist involved in local and international art projects. Laura is an active member of Folkestone Fringe and has exhibited in the last three Folkestone Triennials .

Laura has also formed a creative partnership with her husband David. Froude & Froude combines David’s Ceramic skills and Laura’s drawing and painting specialism in the creation of unique collaborative pieces. You can see their joint pieces at Lilford Gallery, one of the leading galleries in the South East http://www.Lilford gallery.com.

The 2019 exhibition at Hibou Art Interiors showing their works demonstrates the opportunity to create an exciting contemporary interior with the combination of these unique paintings by Laura and the collaborative ceramics .
See their lockdown exhibition at home on Instagram #laura.froude combining contemporary ceramics and Laura’s paintings creating exciting interior views.

The image below shows their collaborative pieces in Lilford Gallery

( 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. settings

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

These Froude & Froude Vases are inspired by a recent journey David and Laura took on the Calcutta Express .