Lauren Plate came up with the expressions 'to win, winner, and YAY.' (yay in collaboration with Linda Stupart). Linda is also credited with sigh.
In his review of the 2005 Michaelis Graduate exhibition, Elan Gamaker described 'Lauren Palte's bitter, sweet (but never bittersweet) rendition of the performance within the family portrait; the result was dark, energetic and tempered by a rage that came not just from accessing the hidden but through the trial and error of a good hard slog,' But most importantly, he says that Palte is the funniest girl that he knows.
Lauren Palte's favourite artwork