Be Smart About Art at Lauren Baker Gallery

#besmartaboutart networking is a monthly opportunity to meet artists, curators & other art world peers, view exhibitions and spaces, and expand knowledge – creative and professional alike!

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Past: Day of the Dead Skull Art Workshop @ Lauren Baker Gallery

  • 3 hour workshop includes skull and materials
  • Learn about the use of skulls in art
  • Introduction by Lauren Baker about skull art
  • Use a diverse range of materials to paint and embellish your skull
  • Enjoy a Halloween inspired cocktail or mocktail
  • Take your finished skull art home

Sat 28 Oct. 2-5pm.

18 Floral Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9DS, London.
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Past: Create Crazy Coffins @ Southbank Centre 2017

Lauren Baker displays her death-inspired artwork and invites members of the public to contribute to their own artistic coffin with messages of hope for the future. Funeral One Stop Shop festival aims to help people understand the logistics involved in organising a funeral and contribute your creative response.

5 March 2017

Southbank Centre, The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall 


Past: Awaken The Alchemist Within @ Clerkenwell Design Week 2016

A workshop and installation: Awaken the Alchemist Within
Lauren Baker believes that ‘art is medicine’. Human heart sculptures, elements, minerals, materials, and creative inspiration will all be provided. Her art workshop aims to awaken creative potential.

Wed 25 May 2pm + Thu 26 May 2.30pm 2016
67-77 Charterhouse St, London, EC1M 6HJ


Past: Skull Art Workshop @ The Museum of Pathology

Workshop led by artist Lauren Baker
3 hour workshop includes materials

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PRICE: £65

Past: heART workshop @ Shoreditch House

11 Feb 2014

Join artist Lauren Baker, as she explores the emblematic meaning of the iconic heart symbol in art. Lauren will guide participants to create a painted or embellished anatomical heart sculpture.

LOCATION: Shoreditch House


Past: Interactive Installation ‘Ophelia’s Charms’ @ Tate Britain

Lauren was invited by Tate Britain to host a large-scale workshop and installation. Lauren’s reinterpretation of the famous painting: Milias’ 1985 ‘Ophelia’, involved her making a 6-ft infinity-mirror coffin and an embellished ‘Ophelia’ skeleton. She filled a large room at Tate Britain with foliage and invited participants to enter a forest scene and use stones, twigs and bones to create embellished artworks (Sep 13).


Past: ‘Oxymoron’ @ Tate Modern

At Tate Modern, Lauren led a skull art workshop for 200 participants. The workshop was in response to the Damien Hirst exhibition. 

LOCATION: Tate Modern