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Laurence Edwards ‘A Gathering of Uncertainties’

4 February – 16 April 2023



Laurence Edwards ‘SCULPTURE’

6 August – 17 October 2022



Laurence Edwards ‘While the Whole World Changes Tune’

16 March – 9 April 2021



Laurence Edwards ‘Doncaster Heads – Portrait of a Mining Community’

15 January – 15 February 2020



Laurence Edwards ‘A Gathering of Uncertainties’

13 September – 4 October 2019


Other Solo Exhibitions:


2022: ‘Part of the Landscape: evolution & exploration’, Defiance Gallery, Mary Place, Sydney, Australia.

2018: Exhibition presented by Messums, Mary Place, Sydney and Malvern Rd Melbourne, Australia,

2018: Exhibition at Messums London, Cork Street and Messums Wiltshire.

2016: Exhibition at Messums London, Cork Street.

2015: Exhibition, Mossgreen Melbourne and Rushcutters Bay, Australia.

2013: Exhibition at Messums London, Cork Street.

2011: Exhibition at Lynne Strover Gallery and Glemham Hall Sculpture Park Suffolk.

2010: Exhibition at Messums London, Cork Street.

2008: ‘Creek Men’, Snape Maltings during the Aldeburgh Festival, includes siting of these 9ft bronze figures among the reed bed.

2000: Exhibition, the John Russell Gallery, Ipswich, and the Lynn Strover Gallery, Cambridge.

1998: Exhibition, Chappel Galleries, Essex and Rufford Country Park, Nottinghamshire.

1996: Exhibition at the Hannah Peschar Gallery, Surrey (including the Predicament series).

1995: ‘Recent Works’ at the Delfina Studios Gallery, London.

1994: ‘Interior Motives’, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich (Squatting Figure series and Walking Man, the first life size bronze).

1993: ‘Nature Morte’ series’, The Crypt Gallery, London.

1991: ‘Nature Morte’ series’, Coastal marshland near Aldeburgh.



Group Exhibitions:


2022 ‘Remains To Be Seen’, with Paul Benney and Kiki Smith, Aldeburgh Festival.

2022 ‘Bucolia’, with Sarah Lucas, Glenn Brown, Gavin Turk, Benjamin Spiers, Matt Collishaw, Gary Hume, Paul Benney and Renata Adela. Walpole, Suffolk.

2014: ‘East Anglian Artists’, Messums London, Cork Street.

2012: ‘Exchange’, with Maggi Hambling at the Lynne Strover Gallery, Cambridge.

2012: ‘The Figure’, a four person show at Messums London, Cork Street.

2012: ‘Contemporary Perspectives’, Mall Galleries, London

2012: ‘Art at the Edge’  touring show in parallel with the Olympics

2012: ‘East Coast’, eight East Anglian artists at Messums London, Cork Street.

2011: Outdoor Sculpture Show, Lords Wood, Messums, Marlow.

2011: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and Royal Society of Portrait Sculptors.

2011: ‘In(visible)’, a mixed show of four artists, Vauxhall Bridge Rd London.

2010: ‘Naked’, Royal Society British Sculptors Cromwell, London.

2003: ‘Land & Light’, Wingfield Arts, Suffolk.

2002: ‘Naked Truth’, a Tate Partnership exhibition at the Fermoy Gallery, Kings Lynn.

2002 ‘About Face: Get Your Head Around Sculpture’, Croydon Clocktower, alongside works by August Rodin, Henry Moore, Elisabeth Frink, Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin.

1999: ‘Grounds for Sculpture’, New Jersey.

1999: ‘Ferrocious’, the Bodyworks Gallery, Chicago.

1998: ‘Projections’, New Sculptures, St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

1997: ‘Disembodied: Exploring the Human Form’, exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich.

1997: Young British Sculptors, Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath.

1997: ‘An English Perspective’, Union of Arts in St Petersburg.

Public Commissions




26ft high bronze figure, ‘Wilderness Reserve’, A12, Yoxford, Suffolk.


A Rich Seam


Mining monument in Doncaster City Centre.



6ft figure of Norman soldier, Ebbsfleet, Kent.


Man of Stones


commissioned by The Sainsbury Centre in Norwich at The University of East Anglia.




commissioned for the opening of the Bei Wu Sculpture Park in Wesenburg, Germany.



2021: ‘Walking men’, Private commission, Suffolk.
2013: Final installation of 12 Chimp Sculptures at ‘Dryland’ High St, Kensington.
2012: ‘Beasts of Burden’, installed on the alter at Blythburgh Church, Suffolk.
2007: Three figures from the Surrender to the Gaze series permanently sited on private land overlooking the Alde river at Iken, by the Suffolk coast.
2001: Projection 1 installed in the grounds of the University of Surrey.