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    Year in Review: 2022

    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Year in Review: 2019

    Review of 2019 graphic. Photos of highlights from the year.

    The closing of a year gives us the opportunity to remember and reflect on the last 365 days. What seemed like a trying and challenging year, was filled with so many amazing opportunities and areas of growth.  Enjoy this video that I put together reviewing this past year! New Art…

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    Year in Review: 2018

    2018 review graphic with photos from year

    What an incredible year it has been this year!  Here’s some highlights from 2018. New Art Works The focus of the first part of the year has been researching, hiking to, and painting 50 New York Waterfalls.  Other works: Winter is for the Birds: Chickadee Winter is for the Birds:…

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    Waterfall Wednesday: Cowshed Falls

    Cowshed Falls Waterfall Wednesday blog cover

    Cowshed Falls, 6×6 acrylic on wood panel, 2018 Fillmore Glen State Park, photograph, 2017 Cowshed Falls is part of Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia, New York at the base of Owasco Lake.  There is a separate short trail (about 100 yards) that leads directly to the bottom of Cowshed…

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    2018 Summer Mosaic Dates & Info

    Summer Mosaic 2018 blog cover

    Tickets are now available for Summer Mosaic 2018! – This is the project of 50 paintings of NY waterfalls that I am currently feverishly working on completing. What is Summer Mosaic? Artists throughout the region create 50 small works (6” x 6”) using a single medium throughout the 50-piece series,…

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    Gallery 116 Opening Reception

    Friday was the opening reception of Gallery 116 – a pop-up gallery in downtown Elmira by Community Arts of Elmira.  This gallery is housed in an office space that is currently being remodeled by Capriotti Properties.   ​The show started in the middle of July during the Elmira Street Painting Festival…