Graduate of the Royal College of Art, London. Painter and printmaker with over 30 years of Professional Practice experience in the field of Fine Art and more than 20 years experience in senior academic, university management and governance roles.
Currently represented as an artist by Nadine Fine Art South East Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and KangQi Art, China
Panel member (Humanities and Social Sciences) Research Grants Council, UGC, Hong Kong since 2020
Finalist in the 2014 Artelaguna International Art Prize, Venice, Italy 2014
Member of UK Council for Higher Education in Art and Design, 2005-2012 and Peer Reviewer for UK Arts and Humanities Research Council 2007-2010.
Previous senior academic posts include;
Dean Fine Arts (and Widening Participation) , University for the Creative Arts, Rochester, Kent, UK, 2009-2012
Dean Art, Design and Architecture, University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, Kent, UK, 2008-2009
Head of College, Canterbury, University College for the Creative Arts, Kent, UK 2005-2008
Head of Canterbury School of Fine Art, KIAD, Kent, UK 1998-2005
Head of School of Art and Design, WHC, Watford, UK 1996-1998
Primary research interest is Fine Art practice with emphasis on painting, drawing and printmaking. Currently also developing and co-curating an international video arts project.
Currently conducting a non-traditional output based research project, Translating New Territories; International Visual and Interdisciplinary Arts Project with funding from the HKIEd
Recent non-traditional research outputs, professional practice and knowledge transfer activities include;
Full details of exhibition history can be seen at www.laurencewood.co.uk and other works at www.translatingnewterritories.com
Panl member (Humanities and Social Sciences) Research Grants Council, UGC, Hong Kong since 2020
Honorary Consultant, HKSEA since 2019
Visiting professor and external sensor (examiner) Bergen Arkitekt Skole, Bergen, Norway