Emerging artist Laura Newbury’s happy place is the dining room table, this is reflected in her print-making practice.
She grew up on a vineyard in WA’s Great Southern region, and a career in hospitality has since taken her all over the world. Well versed in the joy, passion, love and chaos that can accompany meal times, Laura seeks to capture some of that emotion and energy in her art practice.
Laura’s hand-coloured collagraphs reflect the various moods of dining encounters and other domestic scenes. She’s particularly interested in the things that are left behind after a meal shared: not just the empty bottles and the food stains, but the happy memories and the relationships forged and fortified.
She is based in Fremantle, Western Australia.