Laura White is an Australian realist artist specialising in still life and nature inspired oil paintings. Her love for both ceramics and the garden greatly influences the realist and botanical subject matters which she prefers. Using multiple layering methods and translucent glazes to achieve depth and texture in her work, she is constantly applying the rules of balance, tone and texture to her paintings. The carefully chosen objects are placed in compositions in such a way that together they almost become one. By keeping compositions relatively sparse, the subjects are given breathing space, emphasising their beauty, even when the object is a ginger jar or a battered enamel pitcher.
White paints full time from her studio in Berwick, providing work to exhibit both locally and interstate with subsequent sales being made both within Australia and internationally. She is a prolific artist, having held 8 solo exhibitions, as well as being involved in 48 select group exhibitions, all in the last 6 years since she commenced painting.
“Since starting to paint, I find myself “looking” at things with a greater intensity; truly looking at the colours, textures, contrasts, reflections and hues. I hope that by capturing this, I force the individual to stop and take a minute to see things through my eyes. This is what I strive to share with my viewer.”
Laura White is represented by 19Karen Contemporary Artspace,(Gold Coast) The Moree Gallery (Moree) and Art to Art (Melbourne)
She also has works available at galleries throughout Australia
Michael Reid (Murrurundi)
Paper Pear (Wagga Wagga)
The Gallery Peregian Beach (Sunshine Coast)
Sept-Inside/Out (Group Exhibition) Milk Factory
Dec-solo exhibition-Michael Reid Murrurundi
2017 First Prize Oils, Berwick Show, Vic.
2016 Finalist SHE group Exhibition, Vic
2016 First Prize Oils, Grand Art Exhibition, Vic
2016 First Prize Painting, Dromana Art Show, Vic
2016 Finalist Belle Arti Prize, Chapman&Bailey
Past Solo Exhibitions
2019 Still Collective - The Moree Gallery, NSW
2019 Unlikely Romance-StudioDirect Michael Reid
2018 Near and Far (duo) - Moree Gallery, NSW
2018 St John of God Inaugural Artspace Exh
2017 Botanical Addiction - Narre Warren, Vic.
2017 Still - Birds Gallery, Kew, Vic.
2017 The Painted Garden - Yering Station Gallery
2015 Harvest - Yering Station, Yarra Glen
Participation in Select Group Exhibitions
The Country Interior - Michael Reid Murrurundi
Toowoomba Grammar Art Show
Threesome - 19Karen
Art to Art - Affordable Art Fair Melbourne
Michael Reid Studio Direct
PaperPear Pop-Up in Orange, NSW
Lindfield Art Show & Fair
FRESH - Art to Art, Victoria
Grammar Art Show, Qld.
Art & Soul, Art to Art, Victoria
Balmain Art Show, NSW
Somers Art Fair, Vic
Under $2K - Art to Art, Bullee
Camberwell Art Show, Vic
St Kevin's Art Show, Vic
Art-to-Art Pop Up Show
Art Red Hill,Vic
Lindfield Art Show, NSW
Toowoomba Grammar Art Show, Qld
Edrington Grand Art Exhibition
19Karen Director's Choice Exhibition, Gold Coast
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Select Group exhibition participation (cont).
Birds Xmas Showcase Exhibition, Vic.
MNP Online Charity Exhibition, Curated by Amber Creswell-Bell Bloom - Purple Noon Gallery, NSW.
Camberwell Rotary Art Show, Vic.
St Kevin's Art Show, Toorak, Vic.
Art Red Hill, Vic.
Lindfield Art Show (Featured Artist), NSW
Berwick Show, Vic.
Edrington Grand Art Exhibition, Vic.
Art for Epilepsy, Online Charity Exhibition
9x5 Exhibition, Walker St Gallery, Dandenong,
CamART Show, Camberwell, Vic.
Dromana Art Show, Dromana, Vic.
Petruccelli Group Exhibition, Sherbrooke Gallery,
Belle Arti Prize, Chapman & Bailey, Abbottsford
Oak Hill Gallery 9x5 Cigar Box Exhibition, Vic
Art Red Hill Exhibition, Red Hill, Vic
Sherbrooke Art Society Exhibition, , Vic
Casey Cardinia Grand Art Exhibition, Vic
Fleur (group exhibition) Berwick, Vic
Little Wonders II, Beth Hulme Gallery, Fitzroy Nth
9x5 Exhibition, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong
Fleur Exhibition, Little by Little, Berwick, Vic
Through my Eyes (duo exhibition), City of Casey, Vic
Touching Nature, group exhibition, City of Casey, Vic
Berwick Artists Society Show, Narre Warren, Vic
2014 Walker Street Gallery 9x5 Exhibition, Dand
Leongatha Rotary Art Show, Leongatha, Vic
City of Casey Contemporary Artists’ Showcase, Vic
Berwick Art Show, Berwick, Vic
Mornington Peninsula Art Show, Vic