My paintings investigate a desire to return to the wild; to become a feral creature. Portraits blend human and animalistic qualities while layers of dripping paint create spaces for the imagination to roam”




Laurel Gallagher is an artist, educator and place maker exploring processes of transformation and metamorphosis.  Her paintings, video and immersive art experiences  capture moments of flux and imagination.

Laurel currently produces the Feral Spaces project, working with communities to reclaim public spaces for creativity, adventure and play. Teams of artists engage young people in Urban Explorers activities, co-create Immersive Art Experiences and deliver Community Events.