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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Documentary Film Photography

By laura / March 3, 2020 /

My documentary film photography portrays real life. Many of you have been asking about my photography process.  With the opening reception of Illuminating Women behind us, I reflect on my decision to document this exhibition using my Leica M6 35mm camera.  For more reasons than one, it was the perfect choice. At the very early…

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Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception

By laura / February 25, 2020 /

Our hearts are still smiling! Our gallery exhibition, Illuminating Women, opened February 20, 2020.  Each and every one of you helped to make this opening reception a success.  Juliane and I are beyond grateful for the community’s support.  This record-breaking attendance proved anything is possible. We want this gallery exhibition to illuminate YOU! Women are…

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Illuminating Women Announces Book Release

By laura / February 11, 2020 /

Order Illuminating Women: The Collection Today! I take any chance I get to visit a bookstore or the local library.  There’s nothing like the texture of the pages of a real book.  For this reason, we felt called to publish this book. Illuminating Women is a collaboration of journalism and documentary photography. The project combines…

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Art Garage Mission In Space Exhibition

By laura / January 28, 2020 /

After a lot of rejections, I notice a subject line in my inbox. It reads:  Mission to Space Acceptance! I’m excited to announce my acceptance into an art exhibition at The Art Garage. The Mission to Space exhibition will take place January 31 – March 29, 2020. The jurors chose four pieces from my aerial…

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Kiekhaefer Park Needs Volunteers

By laura / December 3, 2019 /

Kiekhaefer Park is a breathe of fresh air. After a morning of working hard on our upcoming exhibition, Illuminating Women, I decided to take a hike at Kiekhaefer Park.  This is where I met John Abler, the Taycheedah Town Supervisor and member of the Park & Recreation Committee. John mentioned Kiekhaefer Park is in need…

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Wisconsin Artists Biennial At MOWA

By laura / October 24, 2019 /

After a lot of rejections, I notice a subject line in my inbox.  It reads:  Congratulations on behalf of the 2020 Wisconsin Artists Biennial I’m happy to announce that I’ll have art on exhibit at the Museum Of Wisconsin Art in January 2020. The Wisconsin Artists Biennial exhibition will take place January 25 – March…

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Freelance Photo Retoucher At Kohler Company

By laura / October 2, 2019 /

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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