Laurence Wood


Born Lancashire, United Kingdom in 1957. Graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1985. Chase/Taliani residential Venice Scholar, Italy 1986. Currently living and working in Hong Kong

Selected Exhibitions/Events

2016 – “Choice Emblems”, Solo show at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London
2016 – “Mysticism in Landscape”, Nadine Fine Art SE Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2016 – The Monochrome Show. Spice Select. Nadine Fine Art SE Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2016 – Screening of video ‘Revolution’. Videotage Booth, Art Basel, Hong Kong
2016 – Landscape Beyond. Video screened with new musical composition from C.C.Leung, Black Box Theatre, Kowloon, Hong Kong
2015 – Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London, UK
2015 – Around Among Within, Solo show at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, London
2015 – “Translation(s)II, Videotage Hong Kong & Artstays Festival Slovenia
2014 – 8th Artelaguna Art Prize, Arsenale, Venice, Italy
2013 – “Translations”, Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, Hong Kong
2013 – Artwalk Extra, Artsbus, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong
2010 – Deaths and Entrances, St.Mary’s Church, Faversham, Kent, UK
2007 – Oskar Hansen International Symposium, Bergen Arkitekt Skole, Norway
2008 – Art Power for Future Hope, Canada Square, London
2005 – Les Mervielles Du Monde, Museum of Fine Arts, Dunkirk, France
2005 – For and From, The Metropole Gallery, Folkestone
2005 – Drawing 200, The Drawing Room, Tannery Arts, London
2001 – Reispijn-Reislust, Hans Brinker Gallery, Amsterdam
1999 – The Vauxhall Gardens, Norwich School of Art
1998 – New paintings, Palace Theatre, Watford
1990-96 – 3-ways, Contemporary British Painting, British Council tour Africa/Asia
1995 – Recent paintings, group show, RCA, London
1994,95,04 – Absolut RCA, RCA, London
1994 – Paper-based, Imperial College, London
1989,90 – New paintings, Thun, Switzerland
1988 – Druce Landscape Competition, Camden arts Centre, London
1988 – Royal Overseas League Annual, London
1988 – Stormstruck, Petworth House, Sussex
1986 – Venice, Royal Festival Hall, London
1986 – Hunting Group Art Prizes, London
1985 – Recent Paintings, Solomon Gallery, London
1985 – Pace-setters Five, City Museum, Peterborough
1985 – DH Lawrence Festival Exhibition, Nottingham
1985 – Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour, Mall Galleries, London
1980 – Midlands Open 25, Nottingham, UK. Winner ATV Network Prize
1980 – Stowells Trophy, Royal Academy, London. (Highly Commended Printmaking Prize)
1979 – The New Contemporaries, ICA, London

Public artworks/key commissions

2015 – Paintings for Kent Science Park, Kent, UK
2006 – Designs for Cayzer courtyard, Lee’s Court Mansion, Kent
1993 – Watford Borough Council, Foyer Painting, Munden Tower Block
1992 – Watford Borough Council, Charter Place Shopping Centre Mural
1983 – Leicester City Council, various murals


Kent Science Park, Kent, UK
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, Highgrove House, UK
National Trust Foundation for Art, UK
HSBC Bank HQ, Canary Wharf, London, UK
Watford Borough Council, Watford, UK
Royal College of Art, London, UK
Imperial College, London, UK
Bergen Arkitekt Skole, Norway
University for the Creative Arts, Kent, UK
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
Numerous private collections

Selected Publications

Watercolour Masterclass
HarperCollins 1993

Consultant Editor
Artists Wisdom
Inklink 1993

Consultant Editor
The Challenge of Landscape Painting
Collins 1989

Consultant Editor/Writer
Advanced Marker Technique
MacDonald 1987

Consultant Editor/Illustrator
Tonal Values
Vista, 1987

Contributing Editor/Illustrator
Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques

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