Born 1977, Nambour, Queensland. Lives and works Melbourne, Victoria.
Laith McGregor’s practice spans drawing, painting, sculpture and video. His intricately drawn works, using ballpoint pen, have been shown in Australia and internationally. His solo exhibitions include Somewhere Anywhere, Starkwhite, Auckland (2015); SOS, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane (2014); Anima, Sullivan+Strumpf, Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand (2013); Untitled (Don Patterson), Studio 12, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2012); Spook, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane (2011); Moontown, Sullivan+Strumpf, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne (2010); Based on a True Fable, Sullivan+Strumpf, Sydney (2009); and Shape it any way you like, TCB Gallery, Melbourne (2008).
Recent group exhibitions include The Extreme Climate of Nicholas Folland, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide (2014); The Red Queen, Museum of New and Old Art, Hobart (2013); National Works on Paper Prize, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Mornington Peninsula (2012); Gertrude Contemporary Studio Artists’ Exhibition, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne (2011); and Freehand: Recent Australian Drawing, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2010).
McGregor’s work is represented in public and private collections in Australia, including the Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria; Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne; Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart; and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane.
Quotation: Laith McGregor, from a statement written by the artist on occasion of the acquisition of his work by the Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010