Artist Residency Opportunities

By laura / February 3, 2021 /

I’m supposed to be packing my bags for a solo trip to France. But, life doesn’t always go as planned.  In the Spring of 2020, I was accepted into the artist residency at Chateau d’Orquevaux.  I’m looking forward to exploring the quaint villages of the French countryside and telling the locals’ stories.  The Chateau d’Orquevaux…

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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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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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Artist’s Journey Through The Fog

By laura / November 11, 2020 /

Fog comes in many forms. It can be found anywhere from our brains to the environment.  Finally, after living in this fog for nearly two decades, I find comfort while in the midst of it.  An artist’s journey through the fog is often complex and unclear. God brings fog into our lives when it’s time…

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Artist Photographer Refuses Mediocrity

By laura / October 28, 2020 /

I love the art of photography. For one, it forces me to be in the present moment.  With camera in hand and the viewfinder held to my eye, the process of photographing opens my eyes to the world around me.  I’m an artist photographer. Secondly, it often forces me out of my comfort zone.  I…

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Art Commissions By Studio L Artist

By laura / October 13, 2020 /

We’re happy to announce that Studio L is now booking art commissions. My vision for Studio L escalated because I started seeing my artwork occupying beautiful spaces.  Studio L provides fine art photography and oil paintings to those looking for a fresh look in their home and office.  Clients can customize individual art to freshen the…

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August Haven Exhibits Local Artists

By laura / August 25, 2020 /

August Haven supports local artists. And I’m so grateful they do.  As an artist and photographer, I’m honored to have my work on display at August Haven.  A portion of my Living In The Fog series is exhibited as a gallery wall.  August Haven’s talented designers arranged furniture around my photographs resulting in a warm…

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Emerging Artist At August Haven

By laura / July 22, 2020 /

Emerging Artist Exhibits at August Haven As an emerging artist,  I seek opportunities that create a win-win for interior designers and galleries.  Just a few weeks ago, I reached out to August Haven because I knew they’d be the perfect fit for my creative vision.  I’m excited to announce that I’ll have artwork on exhibit…

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Support Small Business

By laura / March 25, 2020 /

I’m making the best of our current situation and I hope you can, too.  I don’t know what to say that hasn’t already been said about the Coronavirus pandemic.  So, let’s talk about supporting small business. It’s more important than ever to support small business. We stock our freezer with meat from our local market,…

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