Laura Reeves Born 1987


First Class BA (Hons) Fine Art, Cardiff School of Art and Design

Solo Exhibitions


Bouquets, Exeter Phoenix


Artist Book Launch, Standpoint Gallery, London (Funded by Arts Council of Wales


Worksheets, Uprisings Gallery 6, MOSTYN, Llandudno

Dear Visitor, The […] Space, Mission Gallery, Swansea


The Students of Mr D Brook Motorcade/Flash Parade, Bristol



Standpoint Futures Residency, London (studio visits included: Joe Scotland Studio Voltaire, Becky Beasley, Dexter Dalwood, Capucine Perot; Performance Curator Tate, Claire Louise Staunton; Flat Time House)


Jane Phillips Award, Mission Gallery, Swansea (Studio visits included: Amanda Roderick; Director of Mission Gallery, Sam Hasler and Phil Owen; researcher Reading Room, Arnolfini, Bristol)

Library Residency (in collaboration with Literature Wales,) G39, Cardiff



Think Like Bas with Sam Hasler, Dylan Thomas Centenary, Mission Gallery Swansea


Off The Page, curated by Sam Hasler, Experimentica, Chapter, Cardiff


Richard, Beryl and Laura Too, Slideshow presentation, Cardiff School of Art and Design

Selected Group Exhibitions


Composition of Here, curated by Michaela Butler, Catalyst Arts, Belfast

An Avalanche of Subtlety, curated by Adrienne Groen,  Pi Artworks, London


Small Rome, curated by Adam Carr, Frutta, Rome

The Painter Is Not An Imbecile (Working Title), Outcasting Film Commission, Cardiff

Echo, curated by Sean Edwards, Newspaper Artwork Commission, Cardiff Contemporary

House Show,, London

Return Journey, Mostyn, Llandudno

Arts Birthday, curated by Barnaby Dicker, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea


Trading Post, Eastside Projects, Library of Birmingham

Y Lle Celf, National Eisteddfod Of Wales, Denbigh 

Like A Monkey With A Miniature Cymbal, Aid and Abet, Cambridge

Dear Portrait, Mostyn, Llandudno

Mappa Page 2, Nomas Foundation, Rome

Book Fayre, Third Floor Gallery Cardiff

Take Me Out, Limoncello Gallery, London Art Fair, London

Mostyn Open 18, (selected by Adam Carr, Ryan Gander and Maria Lind) Mostyn

Art Auction, Arts Alive Wales, Abergavenny


The Other, YU Gallery, University of Glamorgan, Cardiff

Young Artist Scholarship, Y Lle Celf, National Eisteddfod Of Wales, Llandow

Beaten Black, Blue, Red, Green or Gold, 84 Clifton Street, Cardiff

Six by Four, Motorcade Flash Parade, University of Western England, Bristol

The Man Don’t Give a Fuck , Motorcade/Flash Parade, Bristol

PapergirlCardiff, Cardiff


Open House Exhibition, Made In Roath Festival, Cardiff

PapierGache Zine Festival, Marguerite Duras Library, Paris

Venice Biennale Vending Machine, Elysium Gallery, Venice



Sam Hasler Writing Workshops, g39, Cardiff


Jane Phillips Award, Mission Gallery, Swansea

Master Class with Doug Fishbone, Zabludowicz Collection, London (nominated by g39,

Cardiff. Visiting artists included Brian Griffiths,Dexter Dalwood, Omer Fast and Saskia Olde-Wolbers)


Young Artist Scholarship, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Vale of Glamorgan, Llandow


Helen Gregory Memorial Trust Award, Cardiff School of Art and Design



Interview with Laura Reeves,

Open Frequency Laura Reeves, Artist Profile, Adam Carr, This Is Tomorrow

Dear Laura, Mission Gallery Blog, Phil Owen, Arnolfini, Bristol


Open Frequency Laura Reeves, Adam Carr, Axis Web

Spotlight -Back to Reality, with Adam Carr, Cura Magazine, Rome


Young Artist Scholarship, Eistedfodd Catalogue, Sean Edwards

Graduate Interview: Laura Reeves with Richard Taylor, Artists Newsletter



Artist Talk and Tutorials, Hereford School of Art

Artist Talk, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter

Speaker, Symposium Mapping Art Practice in the UK, Standpoint Gallery, London

Artist Talk (Standpoint Futures Residency), Standpoint Gallery, London

Artist Talk, Training and Practice Sharing Workshop, Mining Josef Herman, Tate Heritage Lottery Archives Project


How To Start A Collection,Tertulia, Spike Island, Bristol

Book launch and In-Conversation with curator Melissa Hinkin, G39, Cardiff

Discipline Crossover, FORUM, with Rhian Edwards, G39, Cardiff

Speaker, Pitch Radio, Cardiff

Relevant Experience

2010 – 2015

Studio Assistant, Sean Edwards


Artes Mundi Live Guide, National Museum of Wales

Assistant, Lizzie the Elephant Mask Making Workshops, Lowcst, Swansea


Six Month Gallery Internship, Ffotogallery, Cardiff

Invigilator, Bedwyr Williams -The Starry Messenger, Wales at Venice Pavilion, Venice

Volunteer, Bedwyr Williams -The Starry Messenger Conference, St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff

The Found Photograph, Adult Workshop, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea

Supporting Artist, Reach The Heights, Engage Cymru, Oriel Myrddin


Technical Assistant, Teggie-The Beast of Bala, Bala Lake


Participating Artist, Forever Academy, Supersaurus and Axis, Swansea

Library Volunteer, Experimentica, Chapter Arts Centre Cardiff


Invigilator, Open Empty Spaces, Jeff Pigott & Julia Warin, Newport Market, Newport