Laura Clarke Oaten

Laura joined the Centre for Print Research as part of Expanding Excellence in England (E3) fund in November 2019, as Research Technician in Print Technologies following a previous position at City and Guilds of London Art School where she was Tutor of Traditional Print for 8 years.

Laura is also a visual artist, collaborative printmaker and curator as part of the Rented by the Hour collaborative. Laura has worked as an Artist’s Assistant with Prof Marilene Oliver and Kate MccGwire, and editioned prints for many artists including Cathie Pilkington, Grayson Perry, Mark Hampson, Guler Ates and Tamsin Relly.

Laura’s work has been shown at many national and international exhibitions and film festivals including the London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy Summer Show, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Brighton Fringe Festival, London Short Film Festival, the Young Artists Moscow Biennale, Cob Gallery, London and the Smokehouse Gallery among others.

Laura was awarded the Alf Dunn Prize and Augustus Martin Prize for her graduating work during her MA at the Royal College of Art in 2010. She also received the William Barry Scholarship in 2008/2009, the Lumb’s Educational Foundation Award in 2008/2009, the Fred and Pat Tuckman Award in 2008/2009 and the Alfred Foster Settlement in 2008/2009. From 2012 – 2015 Laura was awarded a Fellowship at the Royal Academy Schools.

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