Featured Artist: Laura Aldridge

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Laura Aldridge

Preparations (you are a fucking inanimate object), 2010.

Poster prints, fabric, paper, thread and pot pourri, 66.9 x 66.9 in.

Laura Aldridge (b. 1978 in Frimley, UK) received her MFA from the Glasgow School of Art in 2006. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Cairn (Pittenweem, UK, 2011); and Studio Voltaire (London, 2011). In 2010 her solo exhibition “Cats are not Important” was held at Transmission Gallery in Glasgow. Aldridge has also shown at Independent (New York, 2011); Generator Projects (Dundee, 2009); and the Fabio Tiboni Gallery (Bologne, 2008), among other venues. In 2010, Aldridge created a publication for the Transmission Gallery featuring an essay by Leslie Dick. She has held numerous residencies, including the Scottish Arts Council Amsterdam Residency in 2009 and the Esmee Fairburn Program in Cove Park, Scotland in 2007. In 2010 and in 2008, Aldridge was awarded a Glasgow Visual Arts Grant.