Wisconsin Artist Makes Confession

By laura / January 27, 2021 /

I’m a small-town Wisconsin artist. Finally, I admit this and it makes me proud to look back and see how far I’ve come.  The process of becoming an artist was challenging for me because it lacked encouragement. “You can’t just be an artist,” they stated. I’ve heard this statement all my life and actually believed…

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New Orleans Fine Art Film Photography

By laura / January 20, 2021 /

I stroll through the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana. This New Orleans fine art film photography proves my love for this city.  Amazing music, food and culture surrounds me.  Inspiration hits more with each visit.   I photographed  New Orleans with my vintage 35mm camera. Obviously, I don’t believe in updating photography equipment each time…

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Find Happiness When Life Is Messy

By laura / January 13, 2021 /

“Happier than a pig in shit,” I said. I said that out loud after touring the Leinenkugel’s Brewery in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.  As my husband and I were sampling our beer, the words slipped out before my tiny filter could catch them.  Laughter rose from my inner most being and it felt so good. Learning…

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Lake Geneva Wisconsin Getaway

By laura / December 30, 2020 /

I was a wanderer long before there was a hashtag for it.  Today, I wander around Lake Geneva. I get away once a year for an annual birthday celebration with close family.  This year we celebrated my 40th birthday in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.   The weekend was filled with relaxation and many laughs. It felt…

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Live Nativity At Cristo Rey Ranch

By laura / December 21, 2020 /

Life doesn’t always go as planned. The cancellation of the live nativity at Cristo Rey Ranch is proof of that. 2020 doesn’t look like we thought it would, but each of us still has something to be grateful for.  This season of life has taught me to slow down and appreciate the little things in…

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Centennial Celebration In Saint Cloud

By laura / December 14, 2020 /

Saint Cloud Centennial Celebration brings back fond memories. None of us could have predicted what 2020 would look like.  But the truth is, we have no idea what tomorrow will look like.  Some people are planners.  They prefer everything to unfold accordingly to their perfect plan.  This isn’t me and this isn’t real life. I…

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Mount Calvary Firemen’s Parade

By laura / December 3, 2020 /

Life doesn’t always go as planned. The cancellation of the annual Mount Calvary Firemen’s Parade is proof of that. 2020 doesn’t look like we thought it would, but each of us still has something to be grateful for.  This season of life has taught me to slow down and appreciate the little things in life.…

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Club 44 Dedication In Mount Calvary Wisconsin

By laura / November 25, 2020 /

Life doesn’t always go as planned, the Club 44 Foundation is proof of that. 2020 doesn’t look like we thought it would, but each of us has something to be grateful for.  This season of life has taught me to slow down and appreciate the little things in life.  The cancellations and additional time spent…

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Finding Community Is Possible

By laura / November 23, 2020 /

Finding community is hard, but it’s possible. I’m very proud of the community I live in so I decided to hold a FREE rummage sale in June.  Everything was free; although, I accepted donations for the Club 44 Foundation and Mount Calvary Fire Department.  I know someone needs these clothes and baby items more than we do…

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Freelance Photo Retoucher At Kohler Company

By laura / November 18, 2020 /

People keep asking me, “So, what do you even do?” I know you’re confused and eager to know the answer.  So, let me tell you. I’m an artist, photographer, educator and blogger.  In addition, a freelance photo retoucher.  I bet you didn’t know that. My retouching journey began in a portrait studio nearly two decades…

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Embracing Failure Leads Somewhere

By laura | June 2, 2021

New Orleans Fine Art Film Photography

By laura | January 20, 2021

Art Commissions By Studio L Artist

By laura | October 13, 2020

American Dream Inspired Female Priest

By laura | April 23, 2020

Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception

By laura | February 25, 2020

Wisconsin Artists Biennial At MOWA

By laura | October 24, 2019

Abstract Paintings By Midwest Artist

By laura | May 20, 2019

100 Day Project Begins Today

By laura | June 29, 2018