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LAURA FROUDE

Contemporary Fine Artist

🌹‘Art is the way I explore our beautiful but fragile planet ‘🌹

Welcome to Laura’s website which showcases Laura’s personal work and collaborative ceramics made with her partner David Froude -known as Froude & Froude. See latest works on Instagram @laura.froude This year Laura is seeking opportunities to show her paintings in a commercial setting.
Contact Laura directly laurafroude@gmail.com

laurafroude@gmail.com

🌹News🌹

🌹Laura’s painting ’On The Rocks ’ starring Folkestone’s own Mermaid free spirit Georgina is in July/August publication of Vanity Fair as part of their Contemporary Art Showcase -The Drawing Board 🌹

‘On The Rocks’ A1 Acrylic on Canvas

Self Portrait 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.
Laura is an influential teacher of art and design, she now divides her time between making, travelling and family life . Teaching is still an important part of her practice and she invites local artists to her home studio for regular sharing workshops with a focus on life drawing and landscape.

Sicilian Dream 2021

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 . The above 1 metre sq acrylic painting is from Laura’s Sicilian Journey series and has a focus on female statues and the recent Etna eruptions within a Sicilian Baroque context.

Laura’s creative partnership with her husband Froude & Froude combines David’s Ceramic skills and Laura’s drawing and painting specialism in the creation of unique collaborative pieces.

Folkestone Triennial Fringe 2021
Froude and Froude presented new ceramic works and curated arrangements in which paintings and ceramics combined to create contemporary interiors
The works addressed the fragility of our planet and issues relating to equality and inclusion . The central piece ‘skin deep’ has inscribed ‘the colour of blood is red’ These works are ‘made with love in Interesting times ‘ by Froude❤️Froude in lockdown .These unique ceramic pieces sold and new ones are available at Lilford Gallery and Framing, Castle St, Canterbury .

http://www.lilfordgallery.com