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HCAC ‘Artist of the Month’

A work by Laura Parker. A work by Laura Parker.

The Haywood County Arts Council in Waynesville has announced that painter Laura Parker is the “Artist of the Month” for March. 

“As a lifelong artist I’ve worked in a variety of media, but, for several years, have focused on painting in oil, for its softness and malleability, and gouache, for its opacity and portability,” Parker said. “I’m especially drawn to capturing a moment, feeling or the likenesses of places and individuals I’ve encountered in my travels. I see a painting wherever I look and have begun to stretch my boundaries with the new experience of painting en plein air.”

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