Laurel explores the natural world as a lens on human nature. She also works in bronze, iron and glass. 

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Group Exhibitions

2011     Earth Now,  American Photographers and the Environment, Santa Fe NM

2010    Blow Up, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle WA

            Cascadia, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles WA
2009    MFA Thesis Show, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle

2008    School of Art MFA Seniors Show, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, UW, Seattle WA

2007     School of Art Invitational, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, UW, Seattle              

2007     Contrasting Objectives, Watcom County Museum of History and Art,  Bellingham Washington 


2005    You Can’t See the Forest…, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle WA
            Photographic Center Northwest Members Show, Photographic Center                           Northwest, Seattle WA


2004    Society of Photographic Educators Northwest Regional Conference Exhibition, Gallery of Visual Arts, University of Montana, Missoula MO

Another Nature, Thesis show at the Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle WA

2003    Photographic Center Northwest Annual Competition, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle WA

            Northwest Women Photographers, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle WA

 

Press

 

2007    Mudede, Charles, “Small and Flat: Work Within Limits,” The Stranger, December 6, 2007.

2005    Kangas, Mathew, “Nature Through the Lens of Photography’s Greats – and a Few Newcomers,” The Seattle Times, Friday August 19, 2005.

 

Education

 

2009    MFA Candidate (Photography), University of Washington, Seattle WA

2004    Certificate Graduate, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle WA

1992   MA Russian Literature, UCLA, LosAngeles CA

1989    BA Russian Language and Literature, University of Washington, Seattle WA

 

 Awards


2011                Hauberg Residency, Pilchuck Glass School , Stanwood, WA

2010                Pilchuck Glass School Emerging Artist in Residence, Stanwood, WA

2008-2009       D. Chase Award, University of Washington School of Art, Seattle WA

2008, 2009      School of Art Teaching Assistant, University of Washington, Seattle WA