Ballyclare, Northern Ireland
Laura is an emerging, self-taught artist living in Ballyclare. She took up painting in recent years and is largely inspired by the sea. Working in acrylic, most of her work features the beaches and atmospheric skies of the County Antrim coast. Using a palette knife, she creates subtle texture and light with the aim of bringing the viewer a refreshing sense of calm. Laura has been a finalist in the Northern Ireland Young Artist of the Year competition and was awarded Highly Commended.