Paris-based artist Laura Horrocks is an Australian artist who seeks to explore interconnections and exchanges of the natural world through colourist works using mark making, repetition and colour play.
Laura studied Fine Art at the Queensland College of Art and Science at the University of Queensland. In 2014 her work was included in an Installation for the Harvest Exhibit at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Her work has been previously exhibited at Lethbridge Gallery and Innerspace Contemporary Art in Brisbane and with Early Work and La Bellevilloise in Paris.
Laura employs artistic processes from surrealist automatism, abstract expressionism and modern art. Working in watercolour, oils and acrylic her art is influenced by the female artists Sonia Delaunay, Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Hilma Af Klint. On her art she says, “I am interested in creating a visual tension using organic shapes and colour compositions… Fluid lines delineate floral forms layered in colours. A state of flux and a forced balance of shapes and colour that could fall apart at any moment. This balance is constructed but not rigid. I often work with a palette of bleached lighter pastels overlaying deeper hues to evoke a sense of fragility and a delicate balance of duality to reflect upon.”
Location: Paris, France