Laura Jean McLaughlin, Christian Kuharik and Carole Stremple will show recent ceramic work. Opening reception March 3, 5-8 p.m. Show will run through March 20. With Special guest Larry Schweiger, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation who will speak and do a book signing of his non-fiction work “Last Chance: Preserving Life on Earth” at the opening. Laura Jean will be showing new ceramics sculptures as well as her cast iron sculptures and linoleum prints
This 20 foot by 5 foot mosaic mural was created with the help of over 700 middle school students in 42 different school districts in Allegheny County. Laura Jean guided the students in the design and fabrication of the mural over a 10 day artist in residency program. The unveiling for this mural will be Monday Oct 24 @ 7:45 at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit building which is in the Waterfront of Pittsburgh.
Thursday October 6, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. there will be a reception for the show entitled Faces Looking Back, the collected works of Laura Jean McLaughlin and Bob Ziller at Cohen and Grigsby Gallery which is located at 625 Liberty Ave, 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Dedication for the Natrona Colonade of History will be Sunday August 28 @ 3:30 at Natrona park. Senator Jim Ferlo will lead the dedication. The completed 10 mosaic columns were designed by Laura Jean McLaughlin and Bob Ziller and were created by Natrona community members, Saint Josephs School, Kiski Area Middle School, Highlands Highschool and Middle school. Thank you for the countless hours that the community members and students put into completing these beautiful mosaic columns. Each column tells a portion of the interesting history of Natrona, PA.
Show at Patina Gallery runs August 3 – 7 and is in conjunction with SOFA New Mexico. 100% of the proceeds benefit Penland School of crafts. Check out all of the artwork for the show here.