Hyperrealistic painting by Laura Sanders
Summertime oil paintings by American artist Laura Sanders look like photographs of people enjoying swimming in lakes and pools, drinking water. The talented artist’s favorite theme is water. Laura Sanders was born in Detroit, Michigan, where she still lives. She got her Bachelor degree in Fine Arts at Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio. Laura Sanders has been participating in group, two-artist and solo art exhibitions since 2006 (Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA). Her first solo exhibition took place in 2009 in Elements, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.
Laura Sanders has been awarded multiple times – 2013 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, 2011 Greater Columbus Arts Council, Individual Artist’s Grant, 2010 Honor Award, Inspiring Figures Exhibition, Portrait Society of America, Butler Institute of American Art, 2009 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, Semi-Finalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian Institute’s National Portrait Gallery, 2008 New American Paintings, 2006 Ohio Arts Council Purchase Award, Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.