Lucy McLauchlan’s multi-disciplinary practice combines ancient, almost pre-historical influences with a graphic modernist sensibility, effortlessly bridging the gap between installation, design and abstract painting. Paint cans, ex-police riot shields, doorways, abandoned vehicles, plastic containers, driftwood and a Rolls Royce have all been transformed by McLauchlan’s fluid monochromatic style, balancing figurative subjects with a combination of experimental mark-making and delicately patterned motifs.
In an era of extensive preparation using digital tools, the British artist is noted for her use of permanent materials and a one-take philosophy. McLauchlan’s organic murals adorn walls and public buildings globally, with her most recent commissions including James Lavelle’s Meltdown Festival at London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall and an ambitious installation in the book rotunda of the largest public library in Europe, located in her home city of Birmingham. McLauchlan has gained International recognition with multiple highly acclaimed solo and group exhibitions across Europe, Japan, America and Australia, as well as artwork placed in various permanent collections such as the V&A museum and press coverage including Vogue, ID Magazine, Creative Review and Huffington Post.
Notable recent solo and group exhibitions include: Marking Shadows, Lazarides, London (2014), MOVE, & Pens Press, Culver City, LA (2014), Exhibit Z, Library Street Collective, Detroit (2014), Project M, Urban Nation, Berlin (2013), Holding onto Fragments of Past Memories, Triumph Gallery, Moscow (2013), BRUTAL, Lazarides off-site, London (2013), Ordinary/Extra/Ordinary, The Pubic, West Midlands (2013), A Study of Studies, The Outsiders, London (2013), Buddy System Invitational, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland (2013)..
Lucy Mclauchlan x Fluorescent Smogg Title: Linocut Print Edition Description: A lino cut print on 300gsm Fabriano smooth paper with copper leaf hand finishing. Size: (W) 56cm x (H) 56cm Edition: /7 Artist Proof Authenticity: Signed and numbered by artist View Artist's full profile View Edition
A limited wooden sculpture edition carved from a solid piece of purpose charred sustainably harvested Honduran Cedarwood, housing both screen printed copper and hand finished inlays. View Artist's full profile View Edition