Throughout the festive season, (from November- January 2019) Hepworth was invited by the owners of Two Spoons Café & Bar, Rosy and Luca, to host an exhibition showcasing my current collection of paintings 'Transfers' (2018-). The collection explores the present behaviour of the energy transferred between myself and an artwork in it's processive state. Provoking a transference of the artist's train of thought and perception to working surfaces, whether that happens to be paper or canvas.
The experience Laura sets out to reimagine, becomes shared with the viewer. Enabling the viewer then, to visualise a time or place, according to the nature in which Hepworth interprets the beauty found within her everyday surroundings. While also, inviting independent maker, founder of Mockingbird Makes, Shannon Reed along to share the floor, in the form of a collaboration. Through the designing and showcasing of Shannon's range of beautiful bespoke makes.
During this time, Hepworth and Reed hosted a number of events at the venue in Honor Oak Park, showcasing the art work during an evening Private View, a workshop and a charity funded talk evening. In this way, our aim was to motivating an opportunity for families to enjoy something with their children, no matter the age. That's different say, counter productive and creative to do, during the festive season.
Where members of the general public were invited in to see the artwork and learn about the local independent creative community.
On Saturday 12th January, Shannon Reed of Mockingbird Makes, and Laura spoke of Creativity for Wellness. By sharing each of our maker's stories, both shared their process and the ways creative intuition has helped them to champion our own personal experiences with Mental Health.
Alongside, supporting Place2Be, the UK's leading Children's Charity for Mental Health Awareness in Schools. Laura raised £50.00 from the sales of the art work from the exhibition.