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16 December 2006

Lara Varga graduated in Fine Art (London Metropolitan Uni, 1999) and since then has been a member of Bath artist printmakers; a co-op printmaking workshop. She has been etching for nearly 15 years and is especially interested in line, poetry and books.

She has written, illustrated and designed a picture book for adults - an original fable produced as a hand-made artists book. Check out an image from it called; 'heart keys', on this website. In recent years she has also worked in watercolor/coloured pencil for illustration projects. In 2005 she completed her first illustration commission, for a poet in Bristol.

Most of the images she is showing here are from the collection of poems called Ride-on including the etching; Ride On, created for the book cover. Contact her via about illustration commissions, bespoke education projects and exhibiting in Fine Art contexts.

Click on this link to read DAO's interview with Lara Varga


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