Laura Rich

Painter


    Laura Rich
    Laura Rich works and teaches from her studio in Mere, Wiltshire.

    With a clever use of colour, light and abstraction, Laura perfectly captures the ever changing British weather; creating atmospheric paintings influenced by the captivating landscapes of Dorset and Wiltshire.

    Nick Bentley, Bils and Rye Gallery, North Yorkshire

    Gallery Representation


    Exhibitions

    2017

    April - Reading Art Fair - represented byJunction Art Gallery.

    April/May - 'Resurrection from another time' - Katy Brown and Laura Rich at Westcroft Gallery, Cornwall.

    May 27th - 4th June - Open studio WVAT.co.uk.

    July/Aug - Summer Show at A2 Gallery Wells.

    2016

    Spring show planned with Junction Art Gallery, Oxford - www.junctionartgallery.co.uk

    March - May | Working on commercial commission of 30 paintings

    12th May - 29th May | 'Air, Land & Water' Group show at A2 Gallery, Wells

    Dual show, Westcroft Gallery, Cornwall. 27th May (private view) to 10th July

    30th Sept - 2nd October, Cambridge Art Fair, represented by Bils and Rye Gallery

    2015

    October/November - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol - 163rd Annual Open Exhibition - Work Selected

    November - Harrogate International Visual Arts Expo 2015 Represented by Bils and Rye Gallery, North Yorkshire

    November - Winter Exhibition - Beaumont Gallery, Mere, Wilts

    September - 'Downland' paintings by Laura Rich and David O'Connor – exhibition at Studio53, Salisbury, Wiltshire

    July/Aug - Summer Exhibition, A2 Gallery, Wells

    May - Open Studio Wylye Valley Art Trail - www.walworthandrichstudios.co.uk

    May - Coordinator Wylye Valley Art Trail - www.wvat.co.uk

    2014

    '14 Welcomes', Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Dorset

    Dorset Arts Week, Higher Green Farm Arts, Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset

    Affordable Art Fair Bristol - Leonora Martin Fine Art

    Commission of 64 paintings for P&O cruise ship 'Britannia' - Tempest Radford Ltd

    2013

    '13 welcomes' group exhibition - Shaftesbury Art Centre, Dorset

    Wylye Valley Art Trail - Cheesehouse Studios, Mere, Wilts

    Summer Exhibition, Studio 53 Space, Salisbury, Wilts

    In-House Contemporary Gallery, Mere, Wilts

    2012

    Open Studio - Cheesehouse Studios, Mere, Wilts

    Pure - Studio53, Salisbury, Wilts

    2011

    Wylye Valley Art Trail, Mere, Wilts

    Open Studios – Cheesehouse Studios, Mere

    Open Exhibition - Black Swan Gallery, Frome, Somerset

    2009

    Wylye Valley Art Trail, Mere, Wilts


    Collections

    Cunard Line

    P&O 'Britannia'

    J D Wetherspoons


    Featured Editorials

    • Gillingham News (May 2017)

    • The Arts in Wiltshire - guest blog (May 2017)

    • Artist and Illustrator Magazine – feature writer (May/June 2015 issue)

    • Blackmore Vale Magazine (March 2015)

    • Western Gazette (March 2015)

    • BBC Wiltshire Radio Interview (October 2014)

    • Wiltshire Life Magazine (December 2014)

    • Western Gazette - front page article (September 2014)

    • Salisbury Journal (October 2014)

    • Blackmore Vale Magazine/Gillingham Matters (October 2014)


    Education

    • Art and Design Foundation, Trowbridge College, Wiltshire - 1998/99

    • B.A.Hons, Graphic Design and Illustration. Bath Spa University College - 1999 - 2001

    • Assistance, Wylye Vallery Art Trail - 2013/14

    • Coordinator, Wylye Valley Art Trail - 2014 - Present