Inspirational Coffeehouse Conversation

By laura / February 10, 2021 /

An inspirational coffeehouse conversation made me realize something. I’m not alone on this journey and either are you.  Just when I feel alone and think I’m the only one struggling to figure things out, the inspirational coffeehouse conversation helps put things in perspective. For 20 years, I didn’t know what I wanted to be when…

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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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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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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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Park Ridge Organics Farmer Robyn Calvey

By laura / April 27, 2020 /

The Illuminating Women Project highlights 30 inspiring women from Fond du Lac County. We’re sharing this exhibition online so you can feel inspired.  This week we’re highlighting the owner of Park Ridge Organics, Robyn Calvey, because she is illuminating… Robyn Calvey Robyn Calvey owns Park Ridge Organics, an organic farm on the beautiful Niagara Escarpment…

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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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