Laura Gompertz

Joined Artfinder: July 2013

Artworks for sale: 46

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United Kingdom

About Laura Gompertz

 
 
  • Biography

    Inspired by abstract patterns in sliced lemons or red onions, seaside rocks or sand, Laura brings a new way of looking to commonplace things.  Her background as a theatre designer brings drama and colour to her work.  

    Paintings are in private collections in Britain, Europe and North America.


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  • Education

    2000 - 2001

    Chelsea College of Art and Design

    1982 - 1985

    Nottingham Trent University

    1981 - 1982

    Middlesex University

  • Upcoming Events

    There are no upcoming events

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    Previous events

    Event: Flourish, Chelsea Fringe

    Dates: May 16, 2017 - May 28, 2017

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group show inspired by nature. Part of the Chelsea Fringe.

    Event: Every Drop Counts

    Dates: March 21, 2017 - March 30, 2017

    Venue: TOTO Concept Gallery, 140-142 St John St, London EC1V 4UA

    As part of World Water Day, WITP brings together 27 international artists to interpret the 2017 UN Water’s theme Wastewater. Video installation, sculpture, glass and paintings and photography from 27 international artists including Iranian, Russian, French, Ukrainian and UK based artists will deliver WITP’s vibrant visualisation of the theme at TOTO Concept Gallery.We hope that Every Drop Counts will inspire the public to reconsider their own attitudes towards water use and recycling.

    Event: Seeing Red

    Dates: Jan. 31, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2017

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group show inspired by the colour red.

    Event: Laura Gompertz

    Dates: Oct. 13, 2016 - Oct. 16, 2016

    Venue: Hille and Zotova Gallery, Amsterdam, Utrechtsestraat 115, 1017 Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Exhibition of paintings of fruit and vegetables.

    Event: Germination, Chelsea Fringe

    Dates: May 19, 2015 - May 31, 2015

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Chelsea Fringe exhibition on the theme of plants.

    Event: Colourworks and Materials

    Dates: Feb. 12, 2015 - Feb. 17, 2015

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group show exploring the use of colour.

    Event: Materials and Exploration

    Dates: Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 9, 2014

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group show

    Event: Artists At Home

    Dates: June 13, 2014 - June 15, 2014

    Venue: Artists At Home, Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush

    A chance to meet artists, see their studios and discuss artistic processes.
    http://www.artistsathome.net/

    Event: Second Nature, Chelsea Fringe

    Dates: May 22, 2014 - June 3, 2014

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Selected group show, Chelsea Fringe

    Event: Colourworks

    Dates: Feb. 6, 2014 - Feb. 11, 2014

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group show on the theme of colour.
    http://www.espaciogallery.com/

    Event: In Transition

    Dates: Dec. 12, 2013 - Dec. 17, 2013

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group show of painting and sculpture.
    http://www.espaciogallery.com/

    Event: Artists' Shuffle

    Dates: Oct. 12, 2013 - Oct. 12, 2013

    Venue: Echo Country Outpost, LA USA, 1770 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

    The Artists’ Shuffle is an international collaboration between 95 artists and Autumn Steam. She mailed out blank canvases and asked each artist to create a piece of art that she would later collaborate with. Once the collaboration was complete she created a book showcasing their work, artist's statements and her thoughts during the creation of each piece. The collection was shown in its entirety in Salem, Oregon and Los Angeles, California, with book signings during the scheduled receptions. This is a project of creating art, making connections, collaborating and ultimately collecting.

    Event: The Hours

    Dates: Sept. 12, 2013 - Sept. 17, 2013

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Group exhibition.

    Event: Artists' Shuffle

    Dates: Aug. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2013

    Venue: Spiral Muse Gallery Salem USA, 875 High St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301 USA

    The Artists’ Shuffle is an international collaboration between 95 artists and Autumn Steam. She mailed out blank canvases and asked each artist to create a piece of art that she would later collaborate with. Once the collaboration was complete she created a book showcasing their work, artist's statements and her thoughts during the creation of each piece. The collection was shown in its entirety in Salem, Oregon and Los Angeles, California, with book signings during the scheduled receptions. This is a project of creating art, making connections, collaborating and ultimately collecting.

    Event: Artists At Home

    Dates: June 14, 2013 - June 16, 2013

    Venue: Artists At Home, Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush

    A chance to meet artists, see their studios and discuss artistic processes.
    http://www.artistsathome.net/

    Event: Natural Selection, Chelsea Fringe

    Dates: May 23, 2013 - June 4, 2013

    Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

    Selected group exhibition themed on plants, flowers and vegetables. Part of the Chelsea Fringe - an off-shoot of the Chelsea Flower Show.

    Event: Candid Exhibition

    Dates: April 19, 2013 - April 21, 2013

    Venue: Candid Art Galleries., London, United Kingdom.

    Selected group show.
    http://www.candidarts.net/

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Education

2000 - 2001

Chelsea College of Art and Design

1982 - 1985

Nottingham Trent University

1981 - 1982

Middlesex University


There are no upcoming events

Show previous eventsHide previous events

Previous events

Event: Flourish, Chelsea Fringe

Dates: May 16, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group show inspired by nature. Part of the Chelsea Fringe.

Event: Every Drop Counts

Dates: March 21, 2017 - March 30, 2017

Venue: TOTO Concept Gallery, 140-142 St John St, London EC1V 4UA

As part of World Water Day, WITP brings together 27 international artists to interpret the 2017 UN Water’s theme Wastewater. Video installation, sculpture, glass and paintings and photography from 27 international artists including Iranian, Russian, French, Ukrainian and UK based artists will deliver WITP’s vibrant visualisation of the theme at TOTO Concept Gallery.We hope that Every Drop Counts will inspire the public to reconsider their own attitudes towards water use and recycling.

Event: Seeing Red

Dates: Jan. 31, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2017

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group show inspired by the colour red.

Event: Laura Gompertz

Dates: Oct. 13, 2016 - Oct. 16, 2016

Venue: Hille and Zotova Gallery, Amsterdam, Utrechtsestraat 115, 1017 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Exhibition of paintings of fruit and vegetables.

Event: Germination, Chelsea Fringe

Dates: May 19, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Chelsea Fringe exhibition on the theme of plants.

Event: Colourworks and Materials

Dates: Feb. 12, 2015 - Feb. 17, 2015

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group show exploring the use of colour.

Event: Materials and Exploration

Dates: Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 9, 2014

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group show

Event: Artists At Home

Dates: June 13, 2014 - June 15, 2014

Venue: Artists At Home, Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush

A chance to meet artists, see their studios and discuss artistic processes.
http://www.artistsathome.net/

Event: Second Nature, Chelsea Fringe

Dates: May 22, 2014 - June 3, 2014

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Selected group show, Chelsea Fringe

Event: Colourworks

Dates: Feb. 6, 2014 - Feb. 11, 2014

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group show on the theme of colour.
http://www.espaciogallery.com/

Event: In Transition

Dates: Dec. 12, 2013 - Dec. 17, 2013

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group show of painting and sculpture.
http://www.espaciogallery.com/

Event: Artists' Shuffle

Dates: Oct. 12, 2013 - Oct. 12, 2013

Venue: Echo Country Outpost, LA USA, 1770 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90026

The Artists’ Shuffle is an international collaboration between 95 artists and Autumn Steam. She mailed out blank canvases and asked each artist to create a piece of art that she would later collaborate with. Once the collaboration was complete she created a book showcasing their work, artist's statements and her thoughts during the creation of each piece. The collection was shown in its entirety in Salem, Oregon and Los Angeles, California, with book signings during the scheduled receptions. This is a project of creating art, making connections, collaborating and ultimately collecting.

Event: The Hours

Dates: Sept. 12, 2013 - Sept. 17, 2013

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Group exhibition.

Event: Artists' Shuffle

Dates: Aug. 1, 2013 - Aug. 31, 2013

Venue: Spiral Muse Gallery Salem USA, 875 High St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301 USA

The Artists’ Shuffle is an international collaboration between 95 artists and Autumn Steam. She mailed out blank canvases and asked each artist to create a piece of art that she would later collaborate with. Once the collaboration was complete she created a book showcasing their work, artist's statements and her thoughts during the creation of each piece. The collection was shown in its entirety in Salem, Oregon and Los Angeles, California, with book signings during the scheduled receptions. This is a project of creating art, making connections, collaborating and ultimately collecting.

Event: Artists At Home

Dates: June 14, 2013 - June 16, 2013

Venue: Artists At Home, Chiswick, Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush

A chance to meet artists, see their studios and discuss artistic processes.
http://www.artistsathome.net/

Event: Natural Selection, Chelsea Fringe

Dates: May 23, 2013 - June 4, 2013

Venue: Espacio Gallery, 159 Bethnal Green Road, London E2 7DG

Selected group exhibition themed on plants, flowers and vegetables. Part of the Chelsea Fringe - an off-shoot of the Chelsea Flower Show.

Event: Candid Exhibition

Dates: April 19, 2013 - April 21, 2013

Venue: Candid Art Galleries., London, United Kingdom.

Selected group show.
http://www.candidarts.net/


 

Biography

Inspired by abstract patterns in sliced lemons or red onions, seaside rocks or sand, Laura brings a new way of looking to commonplace things.  Her background as a theatre designer brings drama and colour to her work.  

Paintings are in private collections in Britain, Europe and North America.


 
 
 
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