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Lara Cobden

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Lara Cobden is a figurative painter living and working in Norwich, Norfolk. Born in 1971, Lara graduated with a degree in Painting at Brighton University in 1996, and then spent 11 years in Ireland before relocating to East Anglia. Focusing on memory and sense of place, her paintings are a response to the natural world around her. She is a member of The Arborealists, a group of artists specialising in the art of trees, who exhibit widely across Europe. Her work has been exhibited in the UK and internationally and has been a recipient of a number of awards. In 2018 Lara received the Parker Harris Mentorship Prize at the Wells Arts Contemporary Art Awards and was recently awarded second place in the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize.

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