Laura Coutinho is a Portuguese illustrator living between Setúbal and London. With an emphasis on place, nature, literature and familiar narratives, her practice explores the quiet and intimate moments of the everyday. She enjoys responding to writings, memories and archival resources as starting points for her drawings, often working in soft pastels and water-based monoprints.

English Pastoral is a collection of works made in response to James Rebanks’ writings on the agricultural landscapes of the Lake District and the realities of sustainable fell farming.