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ART5 Gallery Brighton @ 5 Prince Albert Street [Open every day 11a.m. to 5:30p.m.]

Laura Callaghan

Laura Callaghan started painting collaboratively with Louise Brooks in 2020, learning her techniques  and secrets for layering multiple mixed media coats that capture breath-taking seaside views from dawn till dusk.  Both artists live close to the beach in Saltdean, East Sussex and share the same passion for the sea. The ever-changing vistas from sunrise to sunset are a constant source of inspiration. 

Today, Laura is working solo on her seascapes. The paintings reflect a passage of time, as each layer overlaps; it creates a myriad of colours, contrast and texture beneath the surface. 

Laura is inspired by the places she has visited, things she has seen and how they make her feel. It is her emotive response to the world that inspires her to recreate elements from her experiences and convey them onto canvas.

Laura paints in a very organic way, using a selection of collaged paper-based ephemera as the basis, she builds up mixed media with found objects and different varieties of paint. The resulting canvases have hidden depths and meaning with delicate translucent layers. She also takes inspiration from the natural world and her artworks reflect her passion for recycling and reviving found objects, particularly those that would be otherwise overlooked. Her work has been showcased in small exhibitions in the UK and has had artwork endorsed by Sir David Attenborough.

For Laura, the sea and nature are her sanctuary.

There is a sense of escapism in every piece, each one a beautiful visualisation, a journey into the natural world. The result is unique artworks that capture light, time and contemplation. By using a mixture of found materials, paint and carefully selected precious stones, gems and crystals, each painting truly original and a labour of love.

A collection of these two artists collaborative works are currently available at ART5 for a limited time only. After twenty years with the gallery, Louise has decided it is the right time for her to retire from the art world. Happily Laura will continue to paint beautiful shimmering seascapes that work with the light having shared the same creative vision with Louise over these past few years.

 
 

To The Ocean

To The Ocean by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed Media with blue cry...
£ 1,250.00 GBP £ 1,000.00 GBP

The Restorative Waters

The Restorative Waters by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media wit...
£ 990.00 GBP

Silver Meditation

Silver Meditation by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed Media 80 x 40...
£ 795.00 GBP £ 695.00 GBP

Finding Serenity

Finding Serenity by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed Media with swa...
£ 1,250.00 GBP £ 1,000.00 GBP

Serene Shores

Serene Shores by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 20 x 20 cm f...
£ 250.00 GBP

At Peace

A Moment of Reflection by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media wit...
£ 250.00 GBP

Glistening Stillness #3

Glistening Stillness #3 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 6....
£ 95.00 GBP

Restful Light #3

Restful Light #3 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 6.5 x 6.5...
£ 95.00 GBP

A Serene Moment

A Serene Moment by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 80 x 40 cm...
£ 795.00 GBP £ 695.00 GBP

Afterlight

Afterlight by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 60 x 60 cm Only...
£ 895.00 GBP £ 795.00 GBP

Beach Escape

Beach Escape by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 20 x 20 cm fr...
£ 175.00 GBP

Peacefulness

Peacefulness by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed Media with white an...
£ 995.00 GBP

A Calm Day

A Calm Day by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed Media with crystal qu...
£ 795.00 GBP

Tranquility

Tranquility by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed Media with crystal q...
£ 1,350.00 GBP £ 1,080.00 GBP

Restful Light

Restful Light by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 20 x 20 cm (...
£ 250.00 GBP

Sparkling Shores

Sparkling Shores by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 20 x 20 c...
£ 250.00 GBP

A Calm Glimmer

A Calm Glimmer by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 20 x 20 cm ...
£ 250.00 GBP

A Day At The Beach #1

A Day At The Beach #1 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 12 x...
£ 75.00 GBP

On The Beach #1

On The Beach #1 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 6.5 x 6.5 ...
£ 75.00 GBP

On The Beach #2

On The Beach #2 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 6.5 x 6.5 ...
£ 75.00 GBP

To The Beach #2

To The Beach #2 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 6.5 x 6.5 ...
£ 75.00 GBP

To The Beach #3

To The Beach #3 by Louise Brooks & Laura Callaghan Mixed media 6.5 x 6.5 ...
£ 75.00 GBP
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