Photo: Laura Gethen Smith in Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire

Laura Gethen Smith

Artist, Maker

I make geometric paintings using oil, acrylic or gouache. Working mainly on canvas or paper, the paintings often evolve as part of a series of pictures which may be continued over months or years finally presenting a collective statement about a theme. 

Work on paper includes collage and drawing with drawings frequently leading to small pieces in gouache or ink and these I consider as paintings in their own right though they may also be the concept for a larger work on canvas.

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Location Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire
Activities Practice-based research, Private commissions, Collecting
Artforms / type of project Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography
Tags abstract, conceptual, geometric, oil, acrylic, gouache, watercolour, ink, paper, collage

News & Events

  • Ferens Open Exhibition

    14/02/2015 – 26/04/2015
    Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull, HU1 3RA

    Open Exhibition

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