BIO

British artist and writer, born in Nuneaton, England, 1967.  Laura Moreton-Griffiths grew up in London, where she lives and works.

Studies include MA Contemporary Art Practice: Critical Practice, Royal College of Art (2021); BA Painting, Camberwell College of Art (2008); The Royal Drawing School Drawing Intensive Scholarship Programme (2019); Turps Correspondence Course (2016–19); Interactive Multimedia, ARTEC (1993), where she stayed on to teach, going on to work as Multimedia Programmer and Creative Director; and St Martins School of Art (1986). Residencies include Year of Making, SPACE Clarence Mews, led by choreographer Caroline Salem (2022); DOOResidency, Amsterdam (2021); PeerSocial, Raven Row (2020) and Cubitt Gallery (2018–19). In 2021 Future’s Venture Foundation supported her speculative fiction. She programmes peer review and artist talks. Highlights include Arts Council England supported Her Art-Story Talks, co-programmed with Matt Roberts Arts. a co-hosted RCA talk with Hito Steyerl (2021); and Taking Action: A conversation with Isa Fremeaux and Jay Jordan of the Laboratory of Insurrectional Imagination. As Projects Director for SLWArtists (2008-2020), she facilitated the professional development of women artists at all stages of their careers, and projects now in the Women’s Art Library collection. She is Resident Artist for the Museum of Youth Culture; is a visiting lecturer teaching performance and observational drawing. Her works are held in private collections in the UK and internationally.

Recent selected exhibitions and written contributions include Tipping Point, Bell House, London (2024); Water, speculative fiction published in Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts, Process: Vol. 17, No. 1: The Future (2024); Soft Apocalypse, Rehearsing How We Change the World, Space Clarence Mews (2023); That the Living May Know the Features of Your Face, live performance, part of The Baroness, a group exhibition dedicated to Dada artist Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Mimosa House, London (2022); Being Duchamp Becoming Elsa: Silent Movie, Southwark Festival of Words, Dulwich Library and Canada Water Library (2022); The Comrades They Were Brave. We Salute You! GRS44 Gallery, Bloomsbury, London (2022); Waiting Rooms, tactileBosch, Cardiff (2021); Everything Forever, online collaborative exhibition with Silicon Valet, Montez Press Radio NY, Off Site Project, and New Critique (2021); 302_Direct in partnership with this is tomorrow, Montez Press Radio NY, Low_Res_Camera_Roll, and ‘& Inevitable bedding within,’ circulated by the ICA, London (2019); South of the River, hoarding installed for The Constructors Gallery, southern end of Blackfriars Bridge, supported by Transport for London and Southwark Council (2019); Art Car Boot Fair (2018); Pillow Talk, Austrian Cultural Forum and Uniqlo Tate Lates February, Tate Modern, London (2018); Craft+Conflict, presented by the Rural Touring Scheme in Cumbria, Co Durham & Northumberland (2017); Truth Lies Within exhibited at Phytology, The Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, London, and The Subculture Archives, Carnaby Street, London (2017).