• Art Event

    May 2024 Events

    ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2024 National Juried Show April 30th thru June 1st Arts Center of Yates County127 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY(Click here for more details on hours, directions, protocols) Reception & Awards Ceremony:Friday, May 3rd 5-7pm On View:What Appears in the Roots, ink pen drawing ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Winter/Spring Member Show Extended thru…

  • Art Event

    April 2024 Events

    April Events blog cover

    Here’s what I have going on for the month of April! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Total Solar Eclipse Astronomy & Earth Exhibit April 4th thru April 8th Vines of New York Pop-Up Location20 Castle Street, Geneva, NY(Click here for more details on hours, directions, protocols) On View:Waterfall paintings, Sketchy Tree original ink drawings,…

  • About Artist,  Art Event,  Artwork

    Year in Review: 2022

    Year in Review 2022 blog cover

    It’s always interesting looking back over the year.  A lot of times we get lost in the day to day and in the things that we didn’t get done and forget just how much we’ve accomplished.  I find it really important to take time to review what happened – what worked…

  • Art Tip

    Gift Ideas for the Creative Person on Your List

    Gift ideas for the creative person on your list blog cover

    Do you have a creative person on your list this year?  If you have someone on your list that’s interested in drawing and painting, here are some gift ideas just in time to take advantage of the upcoming Black Friday sales.  These ideas are geared towards an adult just starting…

  • About Artist,  Art Event,  Artwork

    Year in Review: 2021

    Review of 2021 graphic. Highlights from this year Laura Jaen Art

    2021 was a year.  It’s always so interesting looking back over the year.  The year didn’t go nearly as I had planned, but it definitely had its ups (and its downs).  Taking the time to review what happened – what worked and didn’t, what I’d like to carry forward into…

  • About Artist,  Art Event,  Artwork

    Year in Review: 2020

    Collage of photos of 2020 accomplishments

    What a year.  I’m not sure if anyone had the year they thought they would when 2020 started.  I know I definitely didn’t.  So many events I was looking forward to were cancelled and many that continued on were mostly spent unseen during the initial shutdown because of COVID-19 and…

  • Artwork,  Interactive Art Show

    My 2020 Art

    2020 review interactive art gallery blog cover

    I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season.  2020 is almost over, let’s take a look at the art I created this past year!   Grab yourself a cup of tea/coffee/wine and a favorite snack to enjoy while we explore the gallery.  This gallery is completely interactive – follow the prompts…

  • Artwork

    New Painting! Purple Pumpkin

    New Painting Purple Pumpkin blog cover

    Fall is in the air.  Leaves are starting to change colors.  The temperatures are starting to drop (not a huge fan of that part).  This time of year makes me want to curl up in fluffy blankets, drink tea, and paint all things pumpkins and apples.  While I’m trying to…

  • Art Event,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 2

    Palettes of Keuka part 2 blog cover

    This week I’m sharing more about my painting process.  While I’m specifically speaking about painting the palette for the Palettes of Keuka in this blog post, I follow a similar process for other projects.  I’ve compiled pictures of the process and video clips from the 100 Day Project that showed…

  • About Artist,  Adventures,  Artwork

    Palettes of Keuka: Part 1

    Palettes of Keuka part 1 blog cover

    Guess what’s happening today!?  I’m a little excited!  (If you couldn’t tell.)  Bidding for the Palettes of Keuka opens today!!  When I was invited to participate in Palettes of Keuka this year I was so excited!  In honor of the bidding starting for this event, I’m sharing what inspired my…