Laura Matthews

Welsh born Laura Matthews is a graduate from the prestigious London Slade School of Fine Art and currently lives and practises in the inner west of Sydney. Twice winner of the international award, The Elizabeth Green Shield’s Bursary and three times finalist of the Portia Geach Memorial Award, Matthews has also most recently been a finalist of The Glover Award for Landscape Painting and The Paddington Art Prize.


Leaving behind memories of a paler climate, Matthews is lured by the great Australian landscape and following the legacy of the great Australian artists brings her own interpretation to this genre, producing imagery that reflects the “scintillating Australian light… vast seas and skies.”


Laura Matthews is widely represented in collections throughout Europe the United States, Australia and Asia.