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September 2023 Events

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Happy September!  Excited to share that two of my Sketchy Tree drawings were accepted into the 2023 Southern Tier Biennial coming up this month!  Also, I have three shows that are ending this month – be sure to find a time on your calendar if you’d like to visit them (September always flies by).  

Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month.  

2023 Southern Tier Biennial | September 16 - November 4

Establishing Roots by Laura Jaen Smith. Black and white ink drawing of trees with exposed roots near a creek from my Sketchy Trees series.

Tri-County Arts Center
110 West State Street, Olean, NY   

Gallery Hours:
(Website for hours & updates)
Tuesday – Friday 12-6pm, Saturday 12-5pm

Opening Reception:
Saturday September 16th 3-5pm

On view: 
Establishing Roots, ink drawing
Connect With Your Roots, ink drawing

Everyday Life Every Day Art | Ends September 10

Photo of Cloud Croft Studios in Owego New York by Laura Jaen

Cloud Croft Studios
1003 Sanford Road, Owego, NY   

Gallery Hours:
(Website for hours & updates)
Thursday – Saturday 12-4pm

On view: 
Bend Before You Break, ink drawing
Life’s Twisted Journey, ink drawing

2023 Juried Exhibition | Ends September 16

Roots Run Deep by Laura Jaen Smith. Black and white ink drawing of trees with exposed roots near a creek from my Sketchy Trees series.

Arts Center of Yates County
127 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY   

Gallery Hours:
(Website for hours & updates)
Tuesday – Saturday 10am-5pm

On view: 
Roots Run Deep, ink drawing

Summer Member Exhibition | Ends September 30

Photograph of outside of Community Arts of Elmira

Community Arts of Elmira
413 Lake Street, Elmira, NY   

Gallery Hours:
Friday & Saturday 11am-1pm
(Website for hours & updates)

On view: 
Middle Falls in Autumn, acrylic painting

Vines of New York Art Gallery | Ongoing

Photograph of inside of Vines of New York Art Gallery in Geneva looking at cabinet full of Laura Jaen Smith artwork with woven baskets on the walls

*The summer brings many off-site markets (during which the main gallery is closed), make sure to check the website or give them a quick call to double check their hours or make an appointment to visit.

Vines of New York
772 S. Main Street, Geneva, NY   

Gallery Hours:
Thursday to Sunday 10am-4pm*
(Website for hours & updates)

On view:
A selection of Sketchy Tree ink drawings and waterfall paintings.  

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About the Artist

Photo of Laura Jaen Smith

Laura Jaen Smith is an artist who lives and works out of Horseheads, New York. Her inspiration comes from observing the beauty she sees around her.  After a decade living out west, she returned back to New York State and started seeing the same old places with new eyes.  She is most interested in capturing small moments in nature that might otherwise be overlooked.

Visit her shop or ask about available works.

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