Laura McGlinchey is a multi-discipline artist. Graduating from Painting at Gray's School of Art in 2013, she was selected for RSA New Contemporaries 2014 where she was awarded the Maclaine Watters Medal and RSA Art Prize. From this her work was selected for the New Scottish Artist Exhibition in 2014 at the Fleming Collection, London. In 2015 Laura began a year-long residency in the Painting Department of Gray's where she later presented her first solo show in 2016.
Born in Liverpool and raised in Ayrshire. McGlinchey has settled in Glasgow whilst continuing to exhibit across the UK. Working from her studio in the East End, she attended Glasgow School of Art in 2019 where she achieved a Master of Letters degree in Fine Art practice.
A rising star of the Scottish art scene, Laura created the amazing piece A with papier-mâché for the Imajica Art Collective in 2014.
The materials Laura uses constantly refer back to their original urban context.
Continuing to make and exhibit work she presented her largest project to date Paper Cave Anti-Rave, in August 2020.