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    July Events

    Can you believe it’s almost July already??  I just dropped off my artwork for my solo show at Vines of NY yesterday!  I’m so excited to see how everything will come together in the space!  The work is a good representation of the ink work that I’ve been doing this…

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    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

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    I’m currently focusing on getting everything ready for my upcoming show in Geneva, so for today’s blog post I’m sharing one from a couple years ago for you to enjoy.  In it I explore the ties that Elmira has to the Underground Railroad and some of the key leaders of…

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    Clemens & the Pen

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    This past weekend was the Clemens and the Pen artist retreat at Quarry Farm in Elmira, New York and it was a beautiful day for it!  This was the fourth time that I’ve attended the event.  I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend an afternoon in such an…

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    June Events

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    It’s June already and summer is just around the corner!  I really have been enjoying the warmer weather, watching the flowers bloom, and seeing my seedlings pop up in the garden.  Exciting things are coming this summer art wise – I have a solo exhibition in July!  Most of my…

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    May Events

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    May feels like a slower month compared to last month, but I have exciting things in the works for the summer.  Here’s what I have going on for May! Member Show | March 4 – May 28 On view:  Just Resting, ink drawing Rock Collection, ink drawing Community Arts of…

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    April Events

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    April is coming up fast!  I have a couple things happening right at the beginning of April so I thought I’d share April’s events a few days early in case you’d like to participate in them.  Artfully Squared | April 1 – April 30 On view:  Susquehanna River, ink drawing…

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    March Events

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    New shows! New artwork!  And other new things in the works!  Here’s what I have going on in the month of March. Clemens & the Pen | March 4 – April 30 On view:  Summer Day on the Porch, acrylic painting Porch Study 1, ink drawing Porch Study 2, ink…

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    February Events

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    Happy February!  One month closer to spring and warmer weather.  If you haven’t already be sure to check out the Member Show at the ARTS Council – in person or the link for the virtual gallery and store are below too.  This month is the start of the 100 Day…

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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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    January Events

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    Happy New Year!  Here’s what I have going on for January!  So far it feels like it will be a low-key month with two shows ending and one new one beginning.  January is my planning month, so if you know of any good exhibitions coming up, any places in the…