Laura Lancaster In Conversation

Free Event

To coincide with My Echo, My Shadow, Laura Lancaster’s largest solo exhibition to date, Lancaster will be in-conversation with NGCA curator Jon Weston discussing her painting practice and producing My Echo, My Shadow.

Please note: the new entrance for the NGCA Main Gallery is located down the righthand side of the National Glass Centre building on the Riverside. Please follow the signage outside National Glass Centre.

Biographies

Laura Lancaster was born in Hartlepool, UK in 1979. She lives and works in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. She has shown her work in solo exhibitions worldwide including: Laura Lancaster: Closer and Further Away, Workplace London; Laura Lancaster, Wooson Gallery, Korea; Running Towards Nothing, Night Gallery, Los Angeles; Shadows and Mirrors, Workplace, London; Laura Lancaster, The New Art Gallery Walsall; Shapeshifter, Workplace London, UK; and A Stranger’s Dream, Sargent’s Daughters, New York.

Lancaster’s work is represented by Workplace and is included in numerous international collections including The British Council Collection; The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK; Nerman Museum, Kansas, USA; The Government Art Collection, UK and numerous private collections worldwide. Her work has recently been published in Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting by Phaidon Press, and Picturing People by Charlotte Mullins for Thames and Hudson.

Jon Weston is a curator currently working at Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland. He has previously held curatorial positions for Sunderland Culture’s Art Council Collection National Partners Programme and Modern Art Oxford and exhibition department positions at Whitechapel Art Gallery and Gasworks, London. As an independent curator he has worked on public contemporary art projects across Oxford and Essex. Curatorial interests include using public spaces, socially engaged arts practice, politics, economics and the intersection between art and music.

Image: Laura Lancaster, The Day Gathered In, 2024, oil on linen. Courtesy of the artist and Workplace UK. Photo: Matt Denham

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