Lara Davies was born in 1985 in Maesteg and lives and works in Cardiff. Between 2005 - 2006 she attended the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, and in 2010 she was awarded a First Class BSc (Hons) in Mathematics, Operational Research and  Statistics from Cardiff University.  She has exhibited nationally and internationally in group exhibitions, including the John Moores Painting Prize at the Walker Museum, Liverpool, ‘Into A Light’ at the Prints and Originals Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, London, and ‘Sideways into the Distance’, Galerie RDV, Nantes, France.