Livingston Arts Association invites the Laurie Harden has been awarded “Best in Show” for her pastel entitled “The Spotted Cat” by New Jersey Art Association at their show in the Mayo Arts Performing Center Gallery.
She is on the staff of Livingston Arts Association, specializing in Oil Painting, Drawing Fundamentals, Figure Drawing & Portraits, and Pastel Classes.
Laurie studied at Kansas City Art Institute and Rhode Island School of Design where she graduated with a BFA in Illustration. Laurie’s work is widely exhibited, awarded, commissioned and collected. An artist with an international clientele, she has received many portrait commissions, including former NJ governor, Brendan Bryne, and former Prime Minister of Japan, Keizo Obuchi.
Laurie has exhibited her fine art at the Salmagundi Art Club, The National Arts Club, the Pen & Brush Club in NYC, as well as many venues in NJ. She is a member of the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, the Allied Artists, the American Artists Professional League, the Pastel Society of America, the Pastel Society of NJ, and the Art Centre of NJ to mention a few.
Livingston Arts Association Board of Directors