Artist, Worker, Mother, Singer/Songwriter Laura Parker is a Fine Artist currently living on Saint Simons Island, Georgia. She is by nature, an abstract Mixed Media painter. She works with a wide variety of mixed media paints and materials. She creates abstract constructions on Canvas, Paper, Wood, and Glass.
Laura began her Arts journey in the mid-1970s as a Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist. She worked in Musical Theatre as both Singer and Modern/Jazz dancer. Her desire to push and explore rhythmic expression led her to begin work with mixed media in 2000. It was then she became a student of painting and drawing under nationally known Atlanta artist, Chery Baird, at the Spruill Center for the Arts in Atlanta. In 2008 Laura relocated to Charlottesville, Virginia, where she was juried into the renowned McGuffey Center for the Arts as a Resident Artist. Laura has shown in galleries in the Southeast and has expanded private collections, internationally. She continues to write and record songs with Atlanta-based writers and musicians.
View this work by Laura Parker among the jury-selected artists in the August ’21 Members Virtual Exhibit below: