Turbulence and intensity permeate in Laurie Maitland’s “Symphony in Red and Khaki I.” The stormy drama of her art is a reflection of Maitland’s early theatrical influences. “Symphony in Red and Khaki I” is a provocative abstraction of bold colors and texture. Pairs vividly with “Symphony in Red and Khaki II.”
The drama of Laurie Maitland’s theatrical influences is evident in her Abstract Expressionist art. Born into an artistic family and growing up in the English countryside, she absorbed the best of both rural and urban settings after moving to London as a teenager. She studied photography, life drawing and specialized in set design as part of an English and Drama degree. After a brief teaching career she began exhibiting her work and now paints full-time, selling her works in galleries worldwide.