"October Art Exhibit featuring me as ARTIST OF THE MONTH!" Join us Sat. 10/6 at Inspire Gallery for the Fall Festivities with work by local artists & 10 of my x-ray & photographic pieces as the artist of the month feature. Free event, refreshments served, BYOB, live music! Show runs for the month. Saturday at 7 PM – 10 PM Inspire Art Gallery & Studio 129 N. Washington Ave., Dunellen, New Jersey 08812 https://www.facebook.com/events/176623096568893/
Are you a fan of Halloween? Are you interested in it's symbolism? Do you just like to dress up in costumes? Then join us for the "Samhain/Halloween"art exhibit & costume party events on 10/14, Sun. 3-6pm (art opening) & 10/27, Sat. (time TBA, costume party event) at Atelier Rosal 74 East Cherry St., Rahway, NJ 07065 I'll have 4 of my x-ray digital photo collages in these hauntingly exciting events! For more details; (848)236-5027
There's so much to do in October including some fun, free, family outdoor art fests! I have the above photo in the "Doors" art exhibit at Transformations Gallery which is part of a town-wide art fest in Metuchen... Sunday, October 21, 2018, 1 PM - 5 PM Transformations Gallery at the Old Franklin Schoolhouse at 491 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, NJ 08840-1419, United States For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/239553776903741/
I have 2 pieces in the new Animals Wild & Winsome group exhibit at Nails In The Wall Gallery at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church 17 Oak Ave., Metuchen, NJ 08840 Big opening reception with food & beverages, Sat. 9/22, 2pm-5pm. Show runs til Jan. 2, 2019. Join us for this exciting show featuring animal art from all over the US & abroad!FREE event, open to the public!
VENDING SEASON HAS BEGUN...I'll be vending at a variety of art & music events throughout NJ so check in for details or visit my Facebook Art Page for updates:https://www.facebook.com/LaurenCurtisArtTalonArt Next vending date: Sat. 10/13, 11am-5pm I'll have a booth at the D&R Canal Arts Fest! Come on out for tons of awesome art, live music, food, kids activities & more in a beautiful historic town setting by the D&R Canal! FREE event. NOTE: If you are using a GPS please use 11 Market Street, Somerset NJ 08873. If you use 'East Millstone' instead of Somerset you'll end up way down the shore. For more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/286145485498740/
I'm excited to announce that my watercolor, "Grounded in Goddess", was selected for a big online show! Here's the info from curator Renee Phillips: "Shown here is a watercolor painting by Lauren Curtis, one of the exhibiting artists in the "Artists For World Peace" exhibition on our website "The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS. The show features 50 artists from around the world with their art and statement about world peace." View it here: https://www.healing-power-of-art.org/artists-for-world-peace-exhibition/
BIG NEWS!! I was interviewed/filmed for a major, cultural entertainment TV show which airs in Germany & other parts of Europe! Here's where you can watch it...even if you don't speak German you'll get the gist: https://vimeo.com/133715051
Gallery Representation Inspire Art Gallery, 2018-present, Dunellen, NJ, USA Atelier Rosal, 2017-present, Rahway, NJ, USA Gallery U, 2012-2018, Westfield, NJ, USA Nails in the Wall Gallery, 2012-present, Metuchen, NJ, USA Caladan Gallery, Sept. 2005- 2013, (awarded solo shows), Cambridge, MA, USA Through the Moongate, 2004-present, Highland Park, NJ, USA
Selected Solo & Two Artist Exhibits Artist of the Month, Inspire Art Gallery, Oct. 2018, Dunellen, NJ Solo Photography Show, OQ Gallery, 2015-2016, Highland Park, NJ Two artist show, Mayor's Office, City Hall, 2015, New Brunswick, NJ Solo Show, Photo & Digital Collages, 2014, Ruthie's Cafe, Highland Park, NJ Solo Show, X-RAYted CurioCities, Digital Photo Collages, 2013, Caladan Gallery, Online Exhibit Solo Photography Show, Journeys, 2011, Gourgaud Gallery, Cranbury, NJ Two-Artist Exhibit, Journeys, 2011, Gallery @ the Rotunda, Metuchen, NJ Solo Show, Passing On: Autumn Requiem, 2010-2011, Schwenkfelder Museum, Pennsburg, PA Solo Photography Exhibit, Journeys in B&W, 2010, Haven, Highland Park, NJ Solo & 2 Artist Photo & Mixed Media Exhibits, 2009-2013, Artisanal Gallery, Somerville, NJ Solo Photography & Painting Exhibit,Structures & Silhouettes, 2009, Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ Awarded several solo shows, Caladan Gallery, 2006-2011, Cambridge, MA Artist-of-the-Month Solo Exhibits, 2006 & 2007, No. Brunswick Municipal Bldg. Gallery, North Brunswick, NJ Featured Artist (paintings) at the 15th Annual Women’s Festival, 2005, Morristown, NJ Solo Painting Show, Goddess Art, 2005, Art Academy & Gallery of Highland Park, NJ Solo Painting/Mixed Media Show, 2004, Historic Library of New Brunswick, NJ Solo Mixed Media Show, Good Friday the 13th, 2001, Zabba Zu Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ Solo Mixed Media Show, Venus Productions, 1998, CBGB’s Downstairs Gallery, NYC, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions Doors, Juried Group Exhibit, 2018, Transformations Gallery, Metuchen, NJ, USA Monthly Group Exhibits, 2018-present, Inspire Art Gallery, Dunellen, NJ, USA Samhain, Tattooed, Group Exhibits, 2018, Atelier Rosal Gallery, Rahway, NJ, USA Art for a Wintry Season, 2018, 4 artist exhibit, Millstone River Gallery, Plainsboro, NJ, USA Spring Blooms, Group Exhibit, 2017, South Avenue Arts Gallery, Garwood, NJ, USA Raritan River; Our Landscape & Legacy, Photo Show, 2017, J&J World Hdqtrs., New Bruns., NJ, USA FINALE, Everyday; People & Things and LIGHT, Group Shows, 2017-2018, Gallery U, Westfield, NJ, US Trees & Plants & Nature's Beauty, Group Exhibits, 2017-2018, Gourgaud Gallery, Cranbury, NJ, USA Summer Group Show, 2018 & Autumn Art Salon Group Show, 2016, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, USA Rooted, Group Show, 2016, Tulpehaking Nature Center Gallery, Hamilton, NJ, USA Ebu Arts Exhibit, Group Show, 2016, Straube Center, Pennington, NJ, USA NOYES Museum Fine Arts Annual, Juried Group Exhibit, 2016, Noyes Museum, Atlantic City, NJ, USA Iconic, Community & Photography, Group Shows, 2016-2017, WAG Gallery, Woodbridge, NJ, USA Naked In New Hope, Group Exhibit, 2015, Sidetracks Gallery, New Hope, PA, USA Group Exhibits; 3 month shows, 2014-present, Nails in the Wall Gallery, Metuchen, NJ, USA NJ Isn't Boring!, Group Exhibition, 2015, Arts Guild New Jersey, Rahway, NJ, USA Drastic Skies, Group Exhibit, 2015, Gourgaud Gallery, Cranbury, NJ, USA Spirit of the Human Family, Group Exhibit, 2015, Linda Grandis Blatt Gallery, Morristown, NJ, USA Art & Science 2014 International Photo Contest, Group Exhibit, AI.I.Cuza University, Iasi, Romania Palette, Group Exhibition, 2014, Gallery U, Westfield, NJ Artist Invitational, 2014, & Monthly Shows, 2015-present, So. Brunswick Municipal Gallery, Monmouth Jct., NJ Friends & Neighbors, 2014, Pierro Gallery, So. Orange, NJ In Bloom, Invitational Group Exhibition, Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ Strong Women, Group Exhibition, 2014, Ahavas Shalom Gallery, Newark, NJ Old School, Group Exhibition, 2014, Transformations Gallery, Metuchen, NJ Winter Photography Salon,Juried Show, 2014, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, Fall Art Exhibit., 2013-2014 UMDNJ Newark Medical School Gallery, Newark, NJ Holiday Art Exhibit, Group Show, 2013-2014, Art on A Gallery, NYC, NY Dia de los Muertos, Group Show, 2013, LITM Gallery, Jersey City, NJ Spirituality of the Mandala, 2013-2014, Group Show, Nails in the Wall Gallery, Metuchen, NJ Small Works, 3 Artist Show, 2013, McCall Gallery, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie, Trenton, NJ, Infinite Layers, 2013, Group Show, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ RAYS, traveling group exhibit, 2013, Somerset & Morris Counties, NJ Rites of Spring, Juried Show, 2013, Gallery @ 14 Maple, Morris Arts Council, Morristown, NJ Fantastic Tales,Juried Show, 2013, So. Brunswick Municipal Gallery (art selected for promo materials), Monmouth Jct., NJ Fall Art Exhibit, 2012-2013, UMDNJ Newark Medical School Gallery, Newark, NJ Monthly Group Exhibitions, 2012-present, Gallery U, Red Bank & Westfield, NJ Strange Glue, Collage Art Exhibit, 2012-2013, Thompson Gallery, Catalog & Online, Weston, MA Corpus Illuminata II, Group Show, 2012, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, Michigan In the Good Old Summertime, Invitational Show, 2012, Barron Arts Center, Woodbridge, NJ Green Acres: It’s All Yours!, 2011-2012, NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection Hdqtrs., Trenton, NJ 200 Below, Group Show, 2011-2012, Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook, NJ New Brunswick Unique, Juried Show, 2011, The Heldrich Corporate Hotel, New Bruns., NJ HPAC Exhibits, 2011, Municipal Gallery & Brook Art Center, Piscataway & Bound Brook, NJ Freeze, Juried Group Exhibit, 2011, Arthouse Production Gallery, Jersey City, NJ See All the People, Juried Group Show, 2011, So. Brunswick Municipal Gallery, Monmouth Junction, NJ Art Auction for the Gulf of Mexico, Group Art Auction, 2010, Brigham Galleries, Louisiana Enlightenment Through Experience, Group Exhibits, 2010, Art Salon, Santa Fe, NM Get Your Freak On!, Group Show, 2010, Space 242 Gallery, Boston, MA Winter Exhibit, Group Show, 2010, Straube Center Galleries, Pennington, NJ Faces Group Exhibit, 2009-2010, MH Art Gallery, (artwork selected for postcards) NYC, NY NJ Group Exhibit, 2009-2010, NJN TV/Radio Station Headquarters Gallery, Trenton, NJ Female Expressions Group Show, 2009, Newark Arts Council Gallery, Newark, NJ West Windsor Arts Council Juried (by Michael Graves) Show, 2009, Princeton, NJ Mysterious & Real, featured artist, 2009, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ Human History, Juried Exhibit, 2008, The Brennan Gallery, Hudson Co. Cultural & Heritage Affairs Statewide Arts Annual, Jersey City, NJ Beauty of Earth ,Group Photo Show, 2008, Schwenkfelder Museum, Pennsburg, PA Landscapes of the Coastal Plains Juried Exhibit, 2008, Adkins Arboretum Gallery, MD Between Heaven & Earth Juried Exhibit, 2008, College of NJ Gallery, Ewing, NJ Bridging Heaven & Earth, 2007-2010, traveling TV & gallery exhibits, Santa Barbara, CA Invitational Small Works Annual Exhibit, 2007, New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA Gail Whitter Mail-Art International Group Exhibits, 2006-2010, Trail Art Center, BC, Canada Seekers & Visions & 100 Under 100 Exhibits, 2006-2008, Gallery 181, Lawrence, MA REAL Hot 100 Women Group Exhibit, 2006, KFMK Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, NY Highland Park Juried Arts Fests, 2005- 2010, (Honorable Mention in Photography, 2005), Highland Park, NJ Dios De Los Muertos Juried Exhibit, 2005, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR Peace Works Juried Exhibit, 2004, Times Square Lobby Gallery, NYC, NY Pipe Dreams Traveling Exhibit, 2003, The Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, NYC, NY Symbology Juried Exhibit, 2002, Times Square Lobby Gallery, NYC, NY Nudes Group Exhibit, 2002, Asbury Art Center, Asbury Park, NJ Johnny Has 3 Arms Three Artist Exhibit, 2002, The Fringe Gallery, Newark, NJ Zeek Magazine Artist Exhibit, 2005, Makor Gallery, NYC, NY 4 Artist Exhibit, 2005, Through the Moongate Gallery, Highland Park, NJ Women’s Juried Group Exhibit, 2004, Solaris Gallery, Califon, NJ Halloween, Four Artist Exhibit, 2001, Dusks Gallery, Jersey City, NJ Impressions of Winter Juried Exhibit, 2000, Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ All My Children Juried Exhibit, 1999, Art Alliance Gallery, Red Bank, NJ Thesis Exhibit, 1988, Mason Gross School of the Arts (Rutgers), New Brunswick, NJ
Awards & Recognition 2nd Place Award, Photography Competition, New Brunswick Library & Alfa Art Gallery, June, 2017, NJ. Art repros. & artist info. on display at Lundbeck Research Corp. Gallery, March, 2014, Paramus, NJ. Artist of the Month, ArtPrideNJ Website, February, 2013, NJ, USA & Online. Honorable Mention Cash Award, East Brunswick Juried Art Fest, June, 2012., East Brunswick, NJ. Hon. Mention, Green Acres: It’s All Yours! NJDEP Photo Contest, Dec. 2011-Jan. 2012, Trenton, NJ 1st Prize Photography Award, 9th Annual East Brunswick Juried Art Fest, June, 2011, East Brunswick, NJ Photo won "Benjamin Franklin Award", 5th Annual Juried Art Fest, Franklin Park, NJ Photo in month-long exhibit, Franklin Twnp. Library, July-Aug. 2010, Somerset, NJ 1st Prize Winner, 26th Annual Ray Bradbury Art Contest, Waukegan Public Library, April, 2010, Waukegan, IL Historical painting selected for permanent collection, Joyce Kilmer Library, August, 2007 Edison, NJ Judge’s Honorable Mention Award, July,2007, Franklin Township NJ Art Fest, Juried Exhibit, NJ Selected as Artist-of-the-Month, Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Community Services; awarded solo exhibits; April, 2006 & March, 2007, North Brunswick, NJ Finalist in the Art.com Fall 2006 Call for Art Competition, October, 2006. Online internationally. Honorable Mention in Photography, Positive Focus, “The Experimentals” photography competition, Dec. 2005, NYC, NY Winner of The Pauper art group’s national online artist’s design competition, Nov., 2005. Honorable Mention in Photography, Sept. 24, 2005, Highland Park Juried Arts Fest , NJ 2nd Place Award in Morbid Outlook Magazine art contest, 2004, NYC, NY Artwork featured on several on-line galleries; awarded solo exhibits, 2001-present. Certificate from honors design course, Parsons School of Design, 1984 NYC, NY
MEDIA FEATURES:Publications & Blog Reviews Artwork selected for the cover of Inner Realm health magazine, April, 2015, NJ, USA. NJ.com, Oct., 2013, Patch.com & GourgaudGallery.blogspot.com, April, 2011 Time Off, Jan., 2011 The Home News, Nov., 2008 The Home News, July, 2007 The Sentinel, March 2007 The Home News, June 2005 The Princeton Packet, Feb.,2005 The Star Ledger, Oct., 2001
DVD, TV, YouTube, Radio & Magazine Artist Interviews Artist interview for Butterflies of Wisdom podcast, May, 2017. Artist Interview with AEABIA ARTS RADIO SHOW, Sept., 2014. Artist Interview in We Serve No Master Blogzine, premier issue, Aug., 2014. TV film shoot for new Style Network pre-pilot show with 20 West Productions, Feb., 2013. Featured Artist on CHURN Arts Magazine/Blog, Feb. - April, 2013. Featured Artist on Artpromotivate Online Arts Magazine, January, 2013. Quoted in article by renown art marketing expert, Renee Phillips, Professional Artist Magazine, Nov. 2012. Featured Artist on Science Channel’s Oddities TV show, Leftfield Pictures., NYC,NY, Dec. 2011-2012. Interviewed by Susun Weed on her renown holistic & arts radio show, Nov., 2012. Interviewed by art coach Mari-Lyn Harris for her online art magazine & radio show, 2011. Interviewed for My 15 Minutes You Tube & Central NJ cable TV show, June, 2010. Artwork & letter published in Art Calendar Magazine, Nov., 2009. Artwork featured & reviewed on Bridging Heaven & Earth cable TV/YouTube show, Nov. 2007 & Sept. 2009, Santa Barbara, CA, USA. Art published in their book, April, 2009. Featured Artist Interview, Carpe Nocturne Magazine, 2007, East Coast, USA & online. Interviewed for Axis Video’s Arts & Culture DVD, 2004, NJ/NYC/PA area.
Associations Member of the Highland Park Artist Collective, 2010-present, Highland Park, NJ Member of the Arts Council of Princeton, Oct. 2007-2011, Princeton, NJ Member of the Arts Council of the Morris Area, 2004-2007, Morris Township, NJ Elected as Board Member (2003-2005) & member of The Visual Arts League of NJ, 2002-2007, East Brunswick, NJ Member & Exhibitor of The Red Bank Art Alliance, 1998 -2000, Red Bank, NJ
Education ”SmART Business Coaching” art & fine art-business courses, 2003-2006, NYC, NY Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, BFA, 1984-1988 New Brunswick, NJ Majored in painting and drawing. Photography & Graphic Design courses. Parsons School of Design,1984, NYC, NY. Received certificate for honors design course. DuCret School of the Arts, 1983, Plainfield, NJ. Drawing and color theory courses.
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