About the artist

Chalk and oil pastel on paper and antique book pages based on the countryside, sea and the animals we spend our time with.

Personal Statement

I studied fine art at City Lit. I have always been interested in how we fit into our ever-changing environments with the animals we share our lives with. I like to think I'm working within the tradition of expressionist and post-impressionist painting whilst simultaneously exploring the limitless possibilities of form, seeking to evoke a sense of the colour, flow and power of nature and human interaction. I developed a love of mixed media and pastel painting in the fields and villages of the Loire Valley. I explore my environment through my art, both the textures and power of the sea and the way the elements interact with the animals and people who occupy it. I have a real sense of the artistic history of my family in France, America and England and how the influences of those different styles interweave with my own. I paint within the beating heart of that tradition.

  • Laurie Avadis
  • Studio Information

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    Studio Address

    11 The Loop, Bognor Regis, PO22 7ND

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    Studio Telephone

  • Studio Access

    Wheelchair Access


    Bank Holiday


  • Directions

    Down Felpham Way into Summerley Lane. Left at the T junction onto Limmer Lane. First Left onto Crossbush Road. At the end of Crossbush Road. Right into Sea Drive onto the Loop.

Laurie Avadis

11 The Loop, Bognor Regis, PO22 7ND

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