• Art Event

    February Events

    Happy February! I have one gallery show happening this month at The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes in downtown Corning. Stop by and see it before it closes on February 9th. Winter Member Show January 12th thru February 9th The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes79 W…

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    November 2023 Events

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    Happy November!  Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month. Also keep an eye out for new items in person at Vines of New York and my online shop. Genesee Valley 100 | November 15 – December 31 Silver Lake Brewing Project14 Borden Ave, Perry,…

  • Inktober

    Inktober 2023 Part 4

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    Here’s a recap of the last week of the Inktober challenge.  Thanks for following along while I’ve been playing around with different water mediums.  Do you have a favorite from this past week? Day 24 Pigma Micron ink pen, Uni-ball Signo gold gel pen, Staedtler watercolor pencils, Artist’s Loft watercolor…

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    Inktober 2023 Part 3

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    Here’s a recap of the third week of the Inktober challenge.  I’ve been enjoying playing around with different materials and colors than I’m used to using.  Do you have a favorite from this past week? You can follow along daily on my progress on social media (@LauraJaenArt). Day 16 Pigma…

  • Inktober

    Inktober 2023 Part 2

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    Here’s a recap of the second week of the Inktober challenge.  I’ve been enjoying playing around with different materials and colors than I’m used to using.  I’m particularly proud of some of the pieces that I created this week.  Do you have a favorite so far? You can follow along…

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    October 2023 Events

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    Happy October!  Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month. 2023 Southern Tier Biennial | September 16 – November 4 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:…

  • Art Event,  Artwork,  Local History

    Clemens and the Pen

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    This year was the fifth year I participated in the Clemens and the Pen artist retreat at Quarry Farm hosted by Community Arts of Elmira and the Center for Mark Twain Studies.  The event was the beginning of August and the weeks have gotten away from me, but I still…

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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…

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    August 2023 Events

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    Happy August!  Here are the different places you can find my art in person this month.   2023 Juried Exhibition | August 8 – September 16 Arts Center of Yates County127 Main Street, Penn Yan, NY    Gallery Hours:(Website for hours & updates)Tuesday – Saturday 10am-5pm Opening Reception:Friday August 11th 5-7pm…

  • About Artist,  Life

    Inspiring Spring Flowers

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    Each spring I love to watch the different flowers take their turns blooming.  It’s always a fun and slightly magical to see what comes up from the year before and how well the new seeds will do.   I always find myself inspired to create when the first flowers emerge.  I…